Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ea.2022.12.009

Application Status of Automatic Identification System (AIS) in Chinese Fishing Vessels


Xin Hu

Fishery Machinery and Instrument Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Shanghai 20092, China.

*Corresponding author: Xin Hu

Published: January 12,2023


China is a big fishing country with 560,000 fishing boats. AIS is the core equipment for communication and navigation. In order to ensure the safety of navigation, Chinese fishing boats are equipped with a large number of AIS equipment. AIS equipment not only provides technical services for fishing vessels and fishery administration management, but also provides a basis for the handling of fishing vessel collision accidents. With the widespread use of AIS in fishing vessels, it has effectively prevented a large number of fishing vessel collision accidents and played a role in ensuring safe navigation. However, with the increase in the popularity of AIS in fishing vessels, more and more problems have been exposed. This paper expounds the development history of the application of AIS in Chinese fishing vessels, studies the technical characteristics and principles of AIS in fishing vessels, analyzes the role of AIS in fishing vessels, summarizes the problems existing in the use of AIS, and puts forward corresponding suggestions.


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How to cite this paper

Application Status of Automatic Identification System (AIS) in Chinese Fishing Vessels

How to cite this paper: Xin Hu. (2022). Application Status of Automatic Identification System (AIS) in Chinese Fishing Vessels. Engineering Advances2(2), 191-193.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ea.2022.12.009