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Plovput LLC limited liability commercial company for
maintenance of maritime waterways and radio service

Emergency Procedures


Distress Call Urgency Call Safety Call

It is transmitted only if the ship or its crew is in immediate danger and urgent assistance is required. Odašilje se ako nema opravdanja za slanje poziva u pogibelji, ali se poziv odnosi na sigurnost broda ili članova posade. It is transmitted when an important navigational or meteorological warning should be given.
1. Switch VHF radio station to channel 16 Switch VHF radio station to channel 16 Switch VHF radio station to channel 16
2. "MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY" "PAN-PAN, PAN-PAN, PAN-PAN" "SECURITE, SECURITE, SECURITE"
3. "This is (ships’ name or call sign, 3 times)" "All ships (3 times)" "All ships (3 times)"
4. "My position is (Latitude and Longitude)" "This is (ships’ name or call sign, 3 times)" "This is (ships’ name or call sign, 3 times)"
5. Indicate nature of distress (sinking, fire, collision, grounding, capsizing...) "My position is (Latitude and Longitude)" Indicate the details of the warning (sudden storm, obstacle on fairway)…
6. Other information (type of help requested, number of persons onboard, description of the ship…) Indicate type of help requested (man over the board, urgent medical assistance, engine failure…) "Over"
7. "Over" "Over"

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