This is one of the most important books on the navigation bridge of any ship. The GMDSS stands for the Global Maritime Distress & Safety System – this one was developed in order to provide navigators with the fastest and most efficient way to call for the assistance, should it be required at sea at any time, regardless of the size and geographical position of the vessel.
The present volume was released to help shipboard people better understand the system and will therefore be of great use for any person whose duties imply using the GMDSS system. In addition, it can also be used as the training material for the students. The author has explained the system together with its operation and all procedures.
The coverage includes the syllabi of the LRC, GOC and ROC, i.e. Long Range Certificate, General Operator’s and Restricted Operator’s Certificates. This sixth edition of the publication includes all recent changes to the regulations related to the GMDSS system. The volume has already proved a very valuable reference source for the users of the associated equipment as well as for the exam candidates. The text is full of informative and detailed illustrations, questions-and-answers and revision guide.