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The GMDSS network is a vital piece of equipment on board vessels for all seafarers whether it is professional or recreational. The system put in place allows us to connect with emergency services and rescue centres all around the world, preventing thousands of deaths since its inception.
In this course you will gain an understanding of the following sections:
GMDSS: Functions, Equipment, Sea Areas.
Technology: Wave Propagation, Equipment.
Operation of the GMDSS equipment.
Procedures for Distress alerting, Search and Rescue operations, and False alert handling.
Applications: Abandoning ship, Man overboard, A potential problem, Fire onboard.
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