Assessing the Reliability of Self-Reports
DEFENCE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CANADA OTTAWA (ONTARIO) CENTRE FOR OPERATIONAL RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS
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Vessels report themselves through various means Automatic Identification System AIS, Vessel Monitoring System VMS, Long Range Identification Tracking LRIT, Weather reports, pre-arrival notifications to authorities, Self-reporting increasingly becoming mandatory e.g., AIS now required for all ships more or equal to 300 GT engaged on international voyages. A significant fraction of the data entering the recognized maritime picture is now coming from self-reports.
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