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Long Range Identificaiton and Tracking
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LONG RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING (LRIT) ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS

  • AIS - Automatic Identification System
  • ASP - Application Service Provider
  • COTP - Captain of the Port
  • CSP - Communications Service Provider
  • DHS - Department of Homeland Security
  • DOT - Department of Transportation
  • DSC - Digital Selective Calling
  • EEZ - Exclusive Economic Zone
  • GMDSS - Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
  • GNSS – Global Navigation Satellite System
  • HF - High Frequency
  • ICC - Intelligence Coordination Center
  • IDC - International Data Center
  • IDE - International Data Exchange
  • IMO - International Maritime Organization
  • ITU - International Telecommunication Union
  • LRIT - Long Range Identification and Tracking
  • MDA - Maritime Domain Awareness
  • MF - Medium Frequency
  • MISLE - Marine Information for Safety and Law Enforcement
  • MODU - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
  • MSC - Maritime Safety Committee
  • NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
  • NOA - Notice of Arrival
  • NM - Nautical Mile
  • NPRM - Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
  • NTTAA - National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act
  • NVMC - National Vessel Movement Center
  • OCS - Outer Continental Shelf
  • OMB - Office of Management and Budget
  • SAR - Search and Rescue
  • SOLAS - International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended
  • SOPLAS - V/19-1 SOLAS Chapter V Regulation 19-1
  • SSAS - Ship Security Alert System
  • VHF - Very High Frequency
  • VMS - Vessel Monitoring System
  • VTS - Vessel Traffic Service

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