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COSPAS-SARSAT
#General 12 min 1644 views

Cospas-Sarsat was initially developed under a memorandum of understanding among agencies of Canada, France, the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America, signed in 1979.

Through their association with the programme, States contribute ground receiving stations that enhance Cospas-Sarsat distress alerting capabilities and/or participate in international Cospas-Sarsat meetings dedicated to the worldwide coordination of system operations and programme management.

 

Emergency
#EPIRB 8 min 1809 views

Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) are small, portable, battery powered radio transmitters that are both watertight and buoyant ...

GMDSS
#General 12 min 11522 views

Equipment requirements for GMDSS vessels vary according to the area (or areas) in which a ship operates. Coastal vessels, for example, only have ...

The
#General 4 min 949 views

IMO – the International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and ...

SOLAS
#General 11 min 1814 views

The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) is an international maritime agreement which requires Signatory flag states to ...

Global
#General 11 min 4561 views

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is a globally accepted and adopted set of rules protocols and prescriptions, which assure ...

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