MSN 1801 Radio equipment: serviceability and maintenance

Making sure fishing vessels radio equipment is able to perform all the functions of the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS).


MSN 1801 Serviceability and maintenance requirements of radio equipment under the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) for fishing vessels

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This notice is for all:

  • owners and skippers of fishing vessels
  • suppliers of radio equipment to fishing vessels