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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is a worldwide system that provides critical communication in emergency situations. The strictest selection is carried out for all service providers for this system, including satellite ones. Numerous assessments and checks aim to confirm that satellite services are provided at an appropriate high level. 

For many years, the only provider of satellite GMDSS services was Inmarsat. In 2020, its monopoly was broken up - Iridium was successfully approved by the IMO. In the near future, there may be even more players in this field: in 2018, the Chinese BeiDou applied for recognition as a GMDSS service provider. If the assessment process is successful, BeiDou will become the third provider of satellite services for GMDSS, along with Inmarsat and Iridium. 


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The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), as it is known, has been undergoing a large-scale modernization in the last ...

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In order to ensure the operability of GMDSS radio equipment (under SOLAS-74/88, Regulations IV/15.6 and 15.7), at least two of the ...

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Regular and detailed inspections of ships and their equipment can significantly reduce the number of emergencies at sea, ensure the safety of ...

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GMDSS equipment must work properly to perform the functions assigned to it. To ensure this, regular testing of the ship's radio ...

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The navigation equipment of the vessel consists of a set of devices that determine the ship's position, speed, course, and also ensure ...

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Since its inception, radio has been used to save lives at sea. After the tragedy with the Titanic, the International Conference on ...

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For more than 30 years, the GMDSS has been ensuring the safety of navigation by providing emergency communications for ships at sea. However, over ...

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