What is Periodic Survey Report of Cargo Ship Safety Radio Equipments or SRT under GMDSS? |

What is Periodic Survey Report of Cargo Ship Safety Radio Equipments or SRT under GMDSS?

SURVEY REPORT FOR INITIAL/PERIODICAL RENEWAL CHANGE OF FLAG*                                                                OF PASSENGER SHIP  CARGO SHIP SAFETY RADIO EQUIPMENT* UNDER GMDSS

(Under the provisions of the SOLAS 1974 as amended,                                                                    for passenger ships irrespective of size, and cargo ships of 300 tons gross tonnage and over)

Name of ship IMO Number  
Port of Registry   Gross Tonnage  
Flag   Date Keel Laid  
First date of survey:   Last date of survey:  

Signal letters and identification codes:

Call sign: ID for DSC (VHF):
Selcall No. for NBDP: NA ID for DSC (MF/HF):
1st ID for INMARSAT-B/ Fleet 77: ID for DSC (MF):
2nd ID for INMARSAT- B/ Fleet 77: ……………………. 1st ID for INMARSAT-C:
ID for Satellite EPIRB: 419000154 2nd ID for INMARSART-C:

 

Note 1: Results of survey to be marked “Y” (Yes), “N” (No) or “N/A” (Not Applicable)
Note 2: Functional tests are to be verified for compliance with IMO performance standard.
Sea area in which vessel is certified to operate: A1 £;  A1+A2 £;  A1+A2+A3 R;  A1+A2+A3+A4 £        (Reg. IV 12)
Any other specific area: ………………………………………. £

 

  1. DOCUMENTATION
1.1 Valid radio license issued by flag administration available on board          Y
1.2 Verification of radio operators certificate   Y
  Name Rank Certificate Held Expiry Issued by
1st Operator
2nd Operator
3rd Operator
1.3 Verification of radio log Y
1.4 Verification that up to date International Telecommunication Convention (ITU) publication are available on board Y
1.5 Verification that operating manuals are available, on board for all equipment  Y
1.6 Verification that service manuals are available on board for all equipment, if at sea maintenance is the declared option. NA
1.7 Confirmation that a Radio record (logbook) has been kept in the period since last survey to the                   satisfaction of the administration. Y
1.8 Verification whether any new equipment has been fitted and, if so, confirmation that it has been approved to appropriate performance standards prior installation and that any changes are reflected in the appropriate certificate/ record. Y
1.9 Verification that Record of Passenger/Cargo Ship Safety Radio Equipment (GMDSS), form SRT-GMDS,                       is on board, (Reference  SRT/14099 dated 13/08/2014) Y
1.10 Verification that plans for the provision and position of the radio installation (including source of energy and antenna) and the radio life saving appliances are available on board Y
               
  1. SELECTED METHOD OF MAINTENANCE            
Duplication of equipment         Y
Shore-based maintenance Y
At –sea maintenance NA

_______________________________

[1] Delete as appropriate

  1. GENERAL CHECKING OF RADIO INSTALLATION
3.1 Are all radio controls for operating the radio installation adequately illuminated             Y
3.2 Are ships call sign, ship station identity, and other codes, as applicable, for use of the radio station posted Y
3.3 Is the radio installation protected from adverse environmental conditions Y
3.4 Is the radio installation so located that no harmful interference affects its use and so located to ensure the greatest possibility of operational availability. Y
3.5 General examination of all antennas (including INMARSAT antennas) including insulation and safety Y
3.6 Are spare parts and tools available Y
3.7 For at-sea maintenance are additional technical documentation, tools, measuring equipment and spare parts available. NA
3.8 Facilities for bridge wings communications N
3.9 Verification of the equipment fitted in accordance with Form R (Supplement to Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate)/ Form P (Supplement to Passenger Ship Safety Certificate) Y
3.10 Verification that all two way communication equipment capable of automatically including ship’s  position in the distress alert are automatically provided with the information from internal or external navigation receiver. If such receiver is not on board, verification of procedure for manually updating the position and the time of determining the position at intervals not exceeding 4 hours.            Y
  • SOURCES OF ENERGY
4.1 Main GENERATOR Emergency GENERATOR Reserve BATTERY
4.2 Confirmation that the reserve source of energy has sufficient capacity to operate the primary or the duplicated equipment for 1 hours or 6 hours as appropriate. Y
4.3 If the reserve source of energy is battery, verification where appropriate, of its good condition by specific gravity measurement or voltage measurement. Y
4.4 If the reserve source of energy is battery, verification that the chargers are capable of re-charging the battery within 10 hours. Y
               
  • COMPOSITION OF RADIO INSTALLATION
  VHF MF MF/HF INMARSAT
Primary System    Y Y                     Y
Duplicated System Y Y
  1. V.H.F RADIO INSTALLATION
6.1 Checking for operation on channel 6, 13 and 16            Y
6.2 Checking proper operation of all controls Y
6.3 Test call of DSC encoder Y
6.4 Channel 70 DSC watch receiver, including confirmation that correct Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) is programmed in the equipment, and verification of DSC alarm Y
6.5 Checking for operation from main, emergency (if fitted), and reserve source of energy Y
  1. MF/HF[1] RADIO TELEPHONE INSTALLATION
7.1 General examination of MF/HF* Radio telephone equipment           Y
7.2 Verification that equipment operates from main, emergency (if provided) and reserve source of energy Y
7.3 Verification of the MF/HF* Radio telephone equipment for correct operation by contacting a coast station and/or measuring transmission quality and radio frequency output Y
7.3.1 During the survey
a) Is the DSC equipment tested in Routine call category with the ship station and or a shore station. Y
b) Is the DSC equipment tested in Safety call category with a ship station and or a shore station.   Y
7.4 Verification of antenna tuning in all appropriate bands. Y
7.5 Verification that control unit on bridge has first priority for purposes of initiating distress alerts, if control units are provided outside the navigation bridge. Y
7.6 Checking receiver performance by monitoring known radio station on all appropriate bands. Y
7.7 Verification that the correct selective calling number is programmed in the equipment. Y
7.8 Verification of availability of the MF/HF* DSC alarm. Y
7.9 Verification that distress /safety DSC frequencies are being monitored on the MF/HF* DSC watch receiver Y
  1. INMARSAT SHIP EARTH STATION
8.1 Verification that equipment operates from main, emergency (if provided) and reserve source of energy Y
8.2 Verification of distress function by means of an approved test procedure, where possible      Y
8.3 Verification of correct operation by inspection of recent hard copy of test call by telex or telephone. Y
  1. NAVTEX RECEIVER
9.1 Verification for correct operation by monitoring incoming message or inspecting recent hard copy/ display unit Y
9.2 Performance test run of the self test program if provided Y
  1. ENHANCED GROUP CALL (EGC)
10.1 Verification for correct operation and area by monitoring incoming messages or by inspecting recent hard copy. Y
10.2 Performance test run of the self test programs, if provided. Y
  1. HF-NBDP EQUIPMENT (applicable if ship exempted from INMARSAT EGC receiver)
11.1 Examination if appropriate of the radio equipment for receipt of MSI by HF/NBDP NA
11.2 Performance test run of the self test programs, if provided. NA
  1. TWO WAY RADIO TELEPHONE APPARATUS
12.1 Examination of two way VHF radio apparatus including verification of its correct operation on both channel 16 and any other channel through a test with another fixed or portable VHF installation. Y
12.2 Expiry of Primary Battery 1.  2. 3.
12.3 Charging arrangement for battery, where rechargeable battery is used            Y
           
  1. EPIRB
              VHF EPIRB                                  N/A 406 MHz EPIRB Y
13.1 Verification of condition by visual examination, position and mounting for float free operation Y
13.2 Self test routine Y
13.3 Labeling of EPIRB Y
13.3.1 Verification of battery expiry date             1. 2. …………………………….
13.3.2 Manufacturer’s serial number : Y
13.3.3 Verification that call sign of the ship marked on the EPIRB Y
13.4 Verification of hydrostatic release and its expiry date 1. 2. ……………………
Additionally for 406 MHz EPIRB
13.5 Verification of emission on operational frequencies, coding and registration on the 406 MHz signal without transmission of a distress call to the satellite  Y
13.6 Annual Testing of the satellite EPIRB carried out on:   
13.7 Date system last replaced or Shore based maintenance carried out  MAY 2016
13.8 Verification that EPIRB ID is clearly marked on the outside of the equipment  Y
                   
  1. SECONDARY MEANS OF ALERTING
Designated equipment
VHF (DSC)   INMARSAT B/Fleet 77 INMARSAT –C Y
MF (DSC) HF (DSC)      406 MHz EPIRB Y
VHF EPIRB
  1. RADIO LIFE SAVING APPLIANCES
15.1 Operational test of Survival craft radar transponder/ AIS SART[2] Y
15.2 Battery expiry date 1   2.
         
  1. AUTOMATIC IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM
16.1  Operational test carried out
  1. SHIP SECURITY ALERT SYSTEM
17.1 Functionality test carried out with competent authority Y
  1. VOYAGE DATA RECORDER/ SIMPLIFIED VOYAGE DATA RECORDER
18.1 Operational test carried out Y
  1. LONG RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING:
19.1 Conformance Test Certificate is available on board        Y
19.2 DNID member number registered by CSP in the LRIT shipborne equipment (i.e. Sat C) is not disabled or deleted Y
  1. ON PASSENGER SHIPS ONLY:
20.1 Two way on-scene radio communication on 121.5 MHz and 123.1 MHz from navigating bridge.   NA
20.2 A GOC Certified operator assigned to perform only radio communication duties during distress incidents. NA
  1. GMDSS RADIO OPERATORS:
21.1 Is the Ship operator(s) able to use the GMDSS equipment and carry out function tests for transmitting and receiving distress and safety alerts             Y
21.2 Is ship’s operators able to explain correct procedures  for  the followings: Y
21.2.1 Canceling a false distress alert (Res.A.814(19)) Y
21.2.2 Receiving a distress alert. Y
21.2.3 Sending a distress alert                                                                                                                                           Y
  1. HAS THE VESSEL BEEN EXEMPTED BY THE ADMINISTRATION FROM MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CONVENTION
22.1      Administration
22.2 Reference No
22.3 Details
  1. REMARKS

Name of Surveyor:                                                                Name of Radio Inspector:        

Signature of Surveyor: _______________________                      Signature of Radio Inspector: ________________________

Radio Company: INTERNATIONAL MARITIME GROUP

Official Seal                                                                         Official Seal

Date:

Port: 

manish-mayank

Leave a Comment