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Tomasz Neumann

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Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow of the GMDSS
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: Basing on a general concept, the main functions and the international requirements the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) have been presented. The modifications of the system since its implementation and its current status have been described. The future of the GMDSS has been discussed as well.
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Citation note:
Korcz K.: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow of the GMDSS. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 453-459, 2011

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