Skip to main content

Coast Guard ‘Light Lists’ now available on Android devices

U.S. Merchant Marine Officer and software developer Capt. Mike Maurice announced the release of a set applications that display the Light Lists and related data, on various Android phones and tablets.

Each application has been optimized to work offline without an Internet connection. The first application downloads and displays the Local Notice to Mariners (in PDF), which the user can update once each week, from a high-speed server at

The second application displays the seven volume list of lights (48,000) for the entire United States. Each item has a picture that represents the type of item: light, horn, including over 30 different types of buoys with their various colors and physical styles.

Click here for the full report.