What is GMDSS and how does the regulations stated by IMO affect the radio survey business?
According to IMO (1999) the GMDSS represents a worldwide network of automated emergency communications for ships at sea. SOLAS convention Chapter IV states that all ocean-going passenger ships and cargo ships of 300 gross tonnage and upwards are required to carry radio equipment that conforms to international standards.
Futronic MKll is designed to test and measure all radio equipment and safety device onboard ocean-going vessels subject to the SOLAS convention to prove with certainty whether or not they conform to the international standards.
Danphone was founded in 1990 with a strong focus on development and manufacturing of advanced radio equipment and complete communication systems for dedicated networks.
Danphone is a global partner and supplier within the maritime sector providing GMDSS Coastal Radio, NAVTEX, AIS systems and test equipment for radio inspections, with a mission to ensure safe maritime radio communication worldwide.