Stayatlighthouses.com is operated by Lighthouse and Navigational Systems (LNS), a business unit of Transnet National Ports Authority within the portfolio of the Chief Harbour Master. LNS is mandated by the National Ports Act to provide, operate and maintain lighthouses and other Marine Aids to Navigation (AtoNs) along South Africa’s coastline.
all of South Africa’s 45 lighthouses, from Port Nolloth on the West Coast to Jesser Point (Sodwana Bay) on the East Coast
- the Automatic Identification System (AIS) Network, a coast-wide network of AIS base stations that provides real-time information about vessels calling at the eight commercial ports, as well as vessels travelling along the coastline
- an AtoN service to the eight commercial ports by installing, commissioning and maintaining buoys, quay lights, breakwater lights, leading lights, sector lights and fog signals
LNS represents South Africa at the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA-AISM), the international body concerned with the provision of Marine Aids to Navigation systems and allied activities at sea and on inland waterways.
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