GMDS Systems

The GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) represents a significant advancement in maritime communication, providing a comprehensive framework for distress alerting, search and rescue coordination, and general safety communication at sea.
By integrating various communication technologies and protocols, the GMDSS enhances the safety and security of ships and mariners worldwide.

GMDSS Details

Speakers: Weatherproof, Explosion Proof, Wall Mounted and Ceiling Speakers
Control Panels
Power Supply
DNH, PSC Vodec
ATEX, IECEx, UL Listing, FM Global Approval
components of GMDS systems
GMDSS for vessels

System Requirements

Vivo Asia Engineering & Trading are experts in the design, supply and integration of GMDS Systems, especially for the FPSO industry.

The team is well-versed with the different equipment and system specifications which defer based on factors such as the:
Area of operation in the sea
Flag State
Classification society

We also carry out periodic maintenance, repairs and compliance checks.

Standards Compliance

The GMDSS is internationally mandated by the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention, which outlines the minimum equipment requirements for different types of vessels. Additionally, mariners operating GMDSS equipment are required to undergo specific training and hold relevant certifications to ensure proper usage and understanding of the system.