22 May 2006
CIC on GMDSS
The six member Maritime Authorities (Bulgaria, Georgia, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine) of the Black Sea Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control will carry out a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose to ensure that the ship’s radio station complies with Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). This will also include verification that radio operators are able to demonstrate that the station is in a satisfactory working condition and used for its intended purpose. Starting on June 01, 2006, the inspection campaign will last 3 months, ending on August 30, 2006. The Campaign Coordinator Authority is the Republic of Turkey Undersecretary for Maritime Affairs.