The aim of IALA is to foster the safe and efficient movement of vessels through the improvement and harmonisation of marine aids to navigation worldwide, and by other appropriate means.
"Successful voyages, sustainable planet."
The term ‘Marine Aid to Navigation ‘ means a device, system, or service, external to a vessel, designed and operated to enhance safe and efficient navigation of all vessels and/or vessel traffic
The organisation shall have a consultative, recommendatory, and technical nature
GOALS FOR 2026
Goal 1 (G1)
Ensure that aids to navigation systems and related services, including e-Navigation, Vessel Traffic Services, and emerging technologies, are harmonised through international cooperation and the provision of standards.
Goal 2 (G2)
All coastal states have contributed to an efficient global network of aids to navigation and services for the safety of navigation, through capacity building and the sharing of expertise.
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