The BICS — Advanced Method of the Electronic Ship Reporting for the RIS Centre

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The article presents principles of transmission and processing of the data in electronic reporting of river ships used in inland navigation. The new standard of electronic reporting of ships was shown — system Barge Information and Communication System (BICS). Results and analysis of surveys of real duplex transmission of data in BICS system for purpose of RIS Centre were presented.

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Annual of Navigation

The Journal of Polish Navigational Forum

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