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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

Steering Gear Testing

How is a steering gear tested After prolonged use of autopilot and before entering coastal waters the steering gear must be tested at all the manual steering positions on the bridge. In coastal waters more than one steering gear power unit, when such units are