is a unique suite of Automatic Identification System [AIS] network
software that implements the full International Association
Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
and IALA A-123 Recommendations along with United States Coastguard
And Waterway Safety System
[PAWSS] AIS message set and the
Inland waterway AIS message definitions.
is high performance and implements the published standards
recommendations providing a suite of software that runs on Commercial
Off The Shelf [COTS] hardware and is not locked into any specific AIS
base station or telemetry peripheral.
In support of all recommendations and published standards that pertain
to the AIS technology, systems and networks, MariWeb™
documentation and implementation uses the network
descriptions, Base AIS Services [BAS] and terminology promoted by IALA,
The Radio Technical
Commission for Maritime Services
[IEC] and International Maritime
[IMO] with regards to AIS network design,
implements the latest version of the published standards and
recommendations including the full suite of AIS base station IEC61162
messages as defined in the IEC62320-1 specification.
does not implement any proprietary interfaces or limit the customer to
using any particular manufacturer or brand of AIS Base Station or
equipment thereby supporting AIS as an open and published standard.
is fully web enabled with an OpenGIS compliant chart / map server
allowing a standard Internet browser to be used by the operators,
network administrators and managers. The Geographic Information System
[GIS] server ensures that a variety of charts, maps and geo-referenced
images can be used without being locked into a specific chart or image
type including S57, GeoTIFF, ESRI® and a range of raster
formats. Thirdparty Chart and Map Servers can be integrated allowing
S63 and other format and projection charts and maps to be used. For
more on the
MariWeb™ Chart Server
the use of Google® Maps, including Map, Satellite and Terrain
views, as a backup, an interface for public users and a suitable map
for presentations or as a test environment provided Internet
connectivity is available to the operator.
allows the customer to choose the Operating System [OS] according to
the customer’s needs. MariWeb™
allows virtualised operating systems providing the
customer with flexibility of choice. Additional license fees are
incurred when not using Linux®.
allows the customer to choose the database application
according to the
customer’s needs and includes MySQL®,
Microsoft® SQL Server® and Oracle® database
applications. Additional license fees are incurred when not using
supports many governmental visions of Free and Open Source Software
[FOSS] by being able to offer an AIS network that uses applications
licensed under the General Public License [GPL] that include,
Linux® operating systems (Red Hat 9, Fedora 8, Fedora 11,
openSUSE 11), open source relational database system (MySQL®)
and open source Graphical User Interface [GUI] (using Mozilla Firefox
and Google® Chrome).
source code is, if required, made available under
specified ESCROW terms
and conditions and updated on a regular basis. The source code
versions are maintained according to the IMIS Global Limited
has been deployed on a global basis (includes Belgium, Greece, France,
Uruguay, Croatia, United Kingdom and the United States of America) and
comes along with a world class history of stability, features and
The IMIS MariWeb™
AIS network includes the following modules:
continues to be developed and due to its modular design, new modules
can be designed and included and existing modules can be
combined to satisfy the requirements of the customer.
AIS network can be employed for the tracking, identity and management
of vessels to promote safety, security, environmental
protection and promote economic activity. Typical applications of
The application of MariWeb™
to the maritime environment is limited only by your imagination.