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Benefits of MASTREP

MASTREP is designed to minimise the reporting requirements on vessels using International Marine Organization (IMO) mandated AIS technology to provide positional advice to AMSA. It:

increases the timeliness and accuracy of data collected from a much larger number of vessels plying the waters within the Australian Search and Rescue Region (SRR);

provides AMSA with the capability to significantly improve its pollution, marine casualty and search and rescue (SAR) incident responses through faster and more effective management of incidents and resources;

         ensures that only the closest vessels will be requested to