Glossary

AIS
Automatic Identification System
ANM
AtoN Management
ASF
Additional Secondary Factor
AtoN
Aid(s) to Navigation
CIE
Commission International de l'Eclairage (International Lighting Commission)
CIL
Commissioners of Irish Lights
DfT
UK Department for Transport
DGNSS
Differential GNSS
DGPS
Differential GPS
e-ANSI
Electronic AtoN System Information
EC
European Commission
ECDIS
Electronic Chart Display Information System
ECS
Electronic Charting System
EEP
Engineering, Environment & Preservation
eLoran
Enhanced Loran
EMRF
European Maritime Radionavigation Forum
ENAV
e-Navigation
ENC
European Navigation Conference
ERDF
European Regional Development Fund
ERNP
European Radionavigation Plan
ESA
European Space Agency
FAA
Federal Aviation Administration (US)
GLA
General Lighthouse Authority
GNSS
Global Navigation Satellite Systems
GPS
Global Positioning System
IALA
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
IEC
International Electro-technical Commission
ILA
International Loran Association
IMO
International Maritime Organisation
IMO MSC
IMO Maritime Safety Committee
IMO NAV
IMO Safety of Navigation Sub-Committee
INTERREG
Inter Regional European Union
INS
Inertial Navigation System
ION
Institute of Navigation (USA)
ISO
International Standards Organisation
ITU
International Telecommunication Union
JNRP
Joint Navigational Requirements Policy
LORAN
Long Range Navigation
LORAPP
Loran Accuracy Performance Panel
MCA
Maritime and Coastguard Agency
MIS
Management Information System
MNE
Marine Navigation Equipment
MRATC
Marine Radio Advisory and Technical Committee
NLB
Northern Lighthouse Board
NMSC
National Marine Safety Conference
NPL
National Physical Laboratory
NPL-OTMN
NPL - Optical Technology and Metrology Network
RACON
Radar Beacon
R&RNAV
Research & Radionavigation
RIN
Royal Institute of Navigation (UK)
RNAV
Radionavigation
RTCM
Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services
SC
Special Committee
SG
Study Group
SOLAS
Safety of Life at Sea
TH
Trinity House
UKISC
United Kingdom Industrial Space Committee
USCG
United States Coast Guard
VTM
Vessel Traffic Management
WBS
Work Breakdown Structure
WP
Work Package
WWRNS
World Wide Radio Navigation System