AIS Links and References

General AIS Information

US Coast Guard:
US Coast Guard (FAQ):
Transport Canada:
UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency:
German BSH:

CCNR Inland Shipping (english):
CCNR AIS & EDCIS obligation (english):



AIS Installation Guidelines (Solas)

IMO Circ. 227:

AIS Installation Guidelines (Inland)

CCNR (english):
CCNR (français):
CCNR (Nederlands):

AIS Annual Testing Requirements

The requirement of an annual test of the AIS is based on IMO MSC.1 / Circ. 1252. GUIDELINES ON ANNUAL TESTING OF THE AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS) from 22nd Oct, 2007. It can be downloaded in English, Spanish and French from 
IMO: (free registration is necessary).
US Coast Guard:
A good summary including the form can also be found: