@article{Popa_2011, author = {Popa, Liliana-Viorica}, title = {Ships Monitoring System}, journal = {TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation}, volume = {5}, number = {4}, pages = {549-554}, year = {2011}, url = {./Article__Popa,20,327.html}, abstract = {Due to the increasing of the piracy attacks all over the world, the maritime transport is now fac-ing increased risk and security problems. To prevent and minimize the impact of the piracy, the owners and the maritime administrations must take preventive actions/measures. One of these actions is the implementa-tion at a global level of the Long Range Identification and Tracking system (LRIT). The system, mandatory under SOLAS Chapter V, Regulation 19-1, is now operational since one year and proved to be a useful secu-rity tool against piracy.}, issn = {2083-6473}, publisher = {Gdynia Maritime University, Faculty of Navigation}, keywords = {Ships Monitoring System, Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT), SOLAS Convention, Piracy Problem, LRIT Data Exchange, LRIT System Architecture, Application Service Provider (ASP), International Data Exchange (IDE)} }