What are the Maintenance requirements of GMDSS Equipments ?

Three options :-
  1. Duplications of equipments
  2. Shore – based maintenance. (SBM)
  3. At – Sea election maintenance.

In Sea Area (1) and A (2)
Vessel must use one option.

In Sea area (3) and A (4)
Vessel must use any two options.

  • Duplication of equipments mean availability of spare equipments on board.
  • A shore based maintenance contract must be acceptable to vessel’s flag state administration.


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