The mission of the Aids to Navigation Program is to provide an effective mix of conventional and electronic aids in Canadian waters to facilitate safe and expeditious movement of marine traffic; to support the protection of the marine environment; to maintain maritime safety; and to facilitate maritime commerce and ocean development.
The program helps mariners navigate safely and efficiently by:
There are over 6,000 fixed and floating aids to navigation in Maritimes Region. Of this approximately 850 are fixed aids to navigation, consisting of 50 major and 150 minor lightstations.
Superintendent Aids to Navigation,
To report an aid off position or malfunction call:
For more information on CCG’s Aids to Navigation program, go to:
Aids to Navigation Program