The TaskOur task is to deliver a reliable, efficient and cost effective Aids to Navigation Service for the benefit and safety of all mariners, covering a sea area from Berwick upon Tweed on the North East Coast to the Solway Firth in the North West, and Gibraltar.
Trinity House provides a mix of nearly 600 visual, audible, electronic, fixed and floating aids to navigation, ranging from storm lashed lighthouses like Bishop Rock in the Western Approaches, Lightvessels and buoys marking the English Channel, one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, to a modern differential global positioning service (DGPS).
In total we provide
- 69 Lighthouses
- 10 Light Vessels / Light Floats
- 412 Buoys
- 19 Beacons
- 48 Radar Beacons
- 7 DGPS reference Stations