GMDSS


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GMDSSGlobal Maritime Distress & Safety System
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The GMDSS center in Varna will carry out all communications which Bulgaria has to carry out under the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).
The establishment of Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) that transmits navigational and meteorological warnings to ships traversing the Straits is another effort to boost safety of navigation.
25 (BNA) THE GENERAL ORGANISATION OF SEA PORTS (GOP) ANNOUNCED THE COMMENCEMENT OF IMO SAR GMDSS MISSION (INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION SEARCH AND RESCUE GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM).
There is an initiative within the maritime industry for MSS systems to become certified for use in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and only Iridium can provide complete universal coverage over all the GMDSS Regions, including A4 (the extreme polar regions).
* AI 1.14 and AI 1.16--The review of requirements and procedures for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and the review of regulatory and operational provisions for Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI).
The World Wide Navigation and Warning Service and the Global Marine Disaster Signal Service (GMDSS) are expanding to the Arctic.
Suddenly the high seas also serve a host of technical acronyms, with VHF and SSB radios, GMDSS, GPS, EPIRB along with autopilots, radar, and communication devices providing far more than ballast to the average boater.
The recent changes in design and technological developments, the ISM Code, GMDSS, regulationsregarding bilge/ballast discharge, garbage rules, sewage treatment etc.
(155) Each person in charge of or executing duties related to radio operations on a ship that requires participation in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) must possess the appropriate certificate relating to this system, which is issued in accordance with the provisions of the Radio Operators Regulations and the requirements of the STCW Convention.
The contract, valued at NOK80m, included bridge and engine room simulators, and liquid cargo, vessel traffic management and GMDSS simulators, as well as support and maintenance for 25 years, Kongsberg Gruppen said.
GMDSS simulators that vary from full-size consoles including actual Sailor GMDSS equipment to the `Tutor' based on a single PC.
Egyptian service provider Egypt Telecom, Cairo, Egypt, has contracted with a consortium comprising Thomson-CSF Systems Canada and Mackay Radio Systems Inc., Youngsville, NC, to provide the shore-based communications infrastructure for Egypt's national Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) as well as its public maritime correspondence network.