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The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is an international system relating to all vessels over 300 gross tonnes and all passenger vessels engaged on international voyages, irrespective of tonnage. It provides comprehensive communications for distress, urgency and safety operations in the terrestrial and

GMDSS Equipment’s – LSA

Distress is the most serious form of emergency and means that a vessel, aircraft, person or the environment is in grave and imminent danger and requires immediate assistance. A distress signal, also known as a distress call, is an internationally recognized means for obtaining help.


Radio and Navigational Equipment Maintenance

Equipment / Requirement Regulation Ship Type Interval By Remark Testing of the automatic identification system (AIS) SOLAS V/18.9 All Annually Service Company Test report shall be retained on board the ship. Long range identification and tracking system (LRIT) SOLAS V/19-1 SOLAS V/16 MSC.1/Circ.1307 All Annually