GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System)

Equipment and Systems for Radio Communications (GMDSS, Navtex, MF-HF, VHF)

MEDITERRÁNEO SEÑALES MARÍTIMAS, S.L.L. and INVELCO, S.A., design leader company of communication equipment addressed to GMDSS, offers to its customers all the equipment to set a system of these characteristics.

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) means important technological progress in radiocommunications in order to achieve an effective, fast and viable system to handle maritime distress and safety communications.


The system, considers the integration of different communication services, even simultaneously, in order to reduce the uncertainty of the absence of a link through just one mean. The normalization of the information contained in the distress and safety messages provides the necessary data for the precise localization of the damaged vessel and for aid and rescue tasks. Simplification and automatization of the procedure for the generation of distress and safety calls provide a world-wide cover for the reception of alerts.

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