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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)

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Course Length: 70 hours
Price: $1,500

Prerequisite: AB, Mate, or Masters License.

USCG & STCW approved, this course is required for officers who serve on vessels equipped with GMDSS. It is divided into one theory week and one practical week. Subjects include: satellite systems, terrestrial communications, transmission and reception of distress alerts and messages, and maritime safety information.