Obligatory Procedures And Practices

 

EFFECTIVE USE OF OBLIGATORY DOCUMENTS AND PUBLICATIONS

It is imperative that candidates for the GMDSS GOC are aware of the documents on board and their uses.

RADIO RECORD KEEPING

A Radio Log is carried on board and must be kept up-to-date.

The Radio Log shall contain:-

a) a summary of communications relating to Distress, Urgency, and Safety traffic;

b) a reference to important service incidents (eg. MSI);

c) if the ship's rules permit, the ship's position at least daily; and

d) the time at which the above occurred.

KNOWLEDGE OF THE REGULATIONS AND AGREEMENTS GOVERNING THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE AND THE MARITIME MOBILE SATELLITE SERVICE.

Knowledge of the above-mentioned Regulations and Agreements is necessary ...

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