The JHS-183 AIS is a ship borne system capable of
regularly broadcasting own ship’s unique information
and continually receiving and displaying information
broadcast from other vessels. The AIS can “see around
corners”, allowing avoidance of dangers before visual
contact has been established. All ship’s information
including static and voyage related data such as the
ship’s name and cargo, as well as its dynamic
navigational information, i.e., position, course, and
speed can be transmitted and received.
The JHS-183 is an important piece of
navigation equipment onboard for
collision avoidance and maneuvering.
The information broadcast from other
ships displayed on the AIS, together with
the geographical information shown on
the radar or ECDIS provides highly
important data for strategic decisions
and for prompt contact with other ships.