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Request for Proposals: Use of AIS and Radar in Vessel Traffic System

The Council is inviting proposals for a project that will help the Council to evaluate, compare, and contrast the use of Automated Identification System (AIS) and land-based Radar in Vessel Traffic System operations. This work includes:

  • Ascertaining and reviewing research papers and literature related to this topic
  • Summarizing findings of this technology review
  • Preparing a white paper on the subject of AIS and radar use
  • Identifying gaps in the research on this topic and providing recommendations for future research
  • Producing a final report detailing the project’s work

Submittal Deadline: March 23, 2021
Award Announcement: April 6, 2021

For a complete description of the project and scope of work, please download the full RFP:

Request For Proposals - Vessel Traffic System Use Of AIS And Radar White Paper (0.3 MB)

Inquiries regarding this request for proposals should be directed via email to the project’s manager Alan Sorum:

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