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      08-04-2014, 07:13 PM   #60
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Originally Posted by Jason View Post
There are two ways that your ship can be tracked on its voyage. When it is close to shore, the AIS (http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/enav/ais/default.htm ) is in use. This an automatic system and is limited to only ships within radio range. When your ship is out in open water, you need to rely on WMO-VOS (http://vos.noaa.gov/vos_scheme.shtml). The problem with this system is that it is a voluntary one and not all ships participate.
Where on the WMO-VOS NOAA website am I supposed to be looking? I can't find it.