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List V - List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments

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2017  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments (List V) is a service publication prepared and issued, once a year, by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in accordance with provision no. 20.8 of the Radio Regulations (RR). As stipulated in Appendix 16 to the RR, this List shall be provided to all ship stations for which a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) installation is required by international agreement. New edition released annually in April. (ITU Resellers shall be supplied new edition during April of each year, individual copies available for purchase from Resellers or ITU by end-April).

(Due to an administrative error, information of a large number of vessels from one flag ship state were not included in the original CD. ITU is currently effecting the replacement of Corrected CDs. Thank you for your patience. For any questions, please contact ITU Sales directly.).

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Other editions:   2018   2016  
List IV - List of Coast Stations and Special Service Stations

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2015   Publication Notice with Order Form

List IV contains important information for the mariner in relation to radiocommunications, including the GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) and CP (Public Correspondence) services. Detailed information is provided in relation to the facilities available at each maritime coast radio station, which may provide watch-keeping using digital selective calling (DSC) techniques and radiotelephony. Also included are receive and transmit frequencies, as well as the geographical coordinates for each station. List IV also lists details of additional services such as medical advice, navigational and meteorological warnings, MSI (Maritime Safety Information), AIS (Automatic Identification System), meteorological bulletins and radio time signals, along with the hours of service and operational frequencies. It also contains information on port stations, pilot stations, coast Earth stations, VTS stations, contact information of RCC (Rescue Coordination Centers), SAR agencies, Navarea coordinators and AtoNs (AIS Aids to Navigation).

Next edition expected: November 2017.

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Other editions:   2017  
Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services (Maritime Manual)

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2016   Publication Notice with Order Form

The Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services is published in accordance with Article 20 (No. 20.14) of the Radio Regulations and results from studies carried out in the ITU-R since 2008. Volume 1 provides descriptive text of the organization and operation of the GMDSS and other maritime operational procedures, while Volume 2 contains the extracts of the regulatory texts associated with maritime operations.

In force: 2017.

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Other editions:   Edition of 2005