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The pages of the present document are intended to summarize how exactly the mariners can send distress calls in case of a danger. The readers shall get familiarized with the procedures contained in this volume prior to the use. The Manual provides readers with a wealth of relevant information, essential, useful and technical. The essential information will tell the readers what they shall e aware of in order to be able to operate their Inmarsat-C SES in a proper way; the useful information provides them with some more detail about some of the technical aspects of the system. In turn, the technical information describes for the SES is working within Inmarsat-C. The book starts with the intro to the Inmarsat-C satcom system, followed by the chapters dedicated to the commissioning of the system and preparation to use, safety and distress service, accessibility of the system and data reporting, technical description and CES information and other relevant and useful information and data. There is a comprehensive yet concise glossary. The information contained in the volume will definitely be of assistance to the people involved in the operation of the Inmarsat equipment, including shipboard radio operators, students of marine colleges, radio maintenance and service specialists and all other people with the interest in maritime radio communications.