AMSA seeks input on radio, navigation changes

Wednesday, 11 September, 2019

AMSA seeks input on radio, navigation changes

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is calling for feedback on proposed changes to safety of navigation and radio equipment.

Marine order 27 provides information about:

  • radio equipment and communications
  • navigation safety measures and equipment
  • danger, urgency and distress signals and messages.

A proposed new Marine order 27 (Safety of navigation and radio equipment) will amend the order to allow other approved operators to provide mobile satellite services within the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System.

The consultation is open until Wednesday, 2 October 2019. The consultation paper, and feedback form, are available online.

Following the consultation period, it is proposed amendments to the order will come into effect on 1 January 2020.

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