The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) has been given the go-ahead and will be phased in between 1992 and 1999. This article summarizes the purposes of the system, the equipment that will be required--including satellite communications equipment, digital selective calling, Navtex, Epirbs and radar transponders-- and the timetable for implementation of the system.

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  • Publication Date: 1990-2

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  • Accession Number: 00660165
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM