13. Radio installations on the navigating bridge where a separate radio room exists
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13. Radio installations on the navigating bridge where a separate radio room exists

 On ships complying with the GMDSS provisions and which do not have all radio installations on the navigating bridge, at least:

  • (i) the permanent monitoring of the distress and safety frequencies including maritime safety information;

  • (ii) the means to conduct the radiocommunications for navigational safety; and

  • (iii) the initiation of distress alerts

should be possible from the navigating bridge. Remote control facilities for distress and safety communications could be placed on the navigating bridge.


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