Monitoring of Aids to Navigation from a staffed Monitor Centre provides for informed, proactive maintenance scheduling, which can enable compliance with IALA standards. Staffed around the clock, 365 days a year, the Northern Lighthouse Board Monitor Centre in Edinburgh provides surveillance of Aids to Navigation via land-line, GSM, VHF and satellite signal, reporting on:
and can issue remote commands to optimise performance.
The Northern Lighthouse Board provides innovative solutions in the areas of: Navigational marking of decommissioned oil & gas installations and other man-made hazards. Support can include specification of marking regime, AtoN design specification, Factory Acceptance Testing, pre-installation surveys, installation of contract AtoN.
Evaluation of NLB sites to assess capability of supporting data gathering devices in support of offshore renewable energy devices.
The Board can provide non-statutory advice on the design and implementation of bespoke Aids to Navigation marking schemes.