OBLIGATORY PROCEDURES AND PRACTICES
It is imperative that candidates for the GMDSS GOC are aware of the documents on board and their uses.
RADIO RECORD KEEPING
A Radio Log is carried on board and must be kept up-to-date.
The Radio Log shall contain:- a) a summary of communications relating to Distress, Urgency, and
Safety traffic; b) a reference to important service incidents (eg. MSI) ; c) if the ship's rules permit, the ship's position at least daily; and d) the time at which the above occurred .