Global Safety Communications
Two-way store and forward communication system that provides a reliable lifeline in the event of an emergency. Transmits messages from ship to shore, shore to ship, and ship to ship. Supports email, text, telex, chart and weather updates on a global basis. When time is critical, simply press the dedicated distress button for five seconds to transmit a distress alert to the nearest Maritime Rescue Coordination Center (MRCC). Your exact position, course, and speed is automatically broadcast with the alert.
Inmarsat C meets the requirements of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) for Ship Security Alert Systems (SSAS).