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Chapter 11 Radio co mmunica tion ins tallations

11.1 Application ll.l.l The purposc of this chaptcris to proviclcrninimunr rcquircrncnts krr distre ss :rrrclsafew r:rclioconurrunications benvcerr rrrobile oflrhore shipsanclsnpportingaircr:rftin t]rc maritinre tlrillirrg units :rnclco:rstst:rtions, rnobilc scrr''icc. 11.1.2 Tlic requirenrentsare applicable to the ftrllowing rnoclcs of opcrltion of nrobilc offshorc driiling units: .1 .2 .3 'uvhen unclcr way sclf-propcllcd; 'uvhcn torvccl,or sclf-propcllccl :rnd lccorrrp:rniccl by cscort slrips; :rtrtl 'uvhcnstltionery at the site or engagccl in clrilling oper:rtions.

11.2 Gcneral Co:rst;rlStrrtcsin collu1lol1 arcas of intcrcst slrotrlcl,to thc cxtcnt possiblc, sinrilrrr raclioconrnrtrnic;rtiorrrcLluircnlel)ts to :rvoid corrtusion rn est.rblisl-r clsc irnv arrcilllry cr:rft h:rvc to divcrt to :rnothcr co:rst:rl Strtc 1l) Jlr cnlcrgcncv.

11.3 Self-propclled units under way wry at sca, shcrulcl cornplv witl.r thc applicable Each unit, rvhile Lrrrcler fbr sl-ripsprescribe cl in provisions conccrninq r:rcliocornnrunicatiorrs lV of thc l9ull SOLAS atrtendnrents.u chaDtcr

11.4 lJnits whcn towed, or self-propelled and accompanied by escort ships 11.4.1 Thc rcclnireurentsfor non-self-propellcclturits r-rndertou' r,vherr r.rponthc raclioinstallationshttercl in tl.rcto'nving ship, as sct nrrrrrncd cleperrrl 11..1.2 and 11.,1.3. out in prmgraphs
" All rctltrircnrcntsof ch:rpter lV oi the 19llu S()l.AS rurrcrrdrrcntsrcfi'rrctl to "frorr thc should be epplied ls rrrerrrins"fionr the position thc position thc ship is norurlllv nrn'igatecl" M()l)U is nonrrrllv nrviq:rtctl".

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ch,rp terrv r tr'.-' l !,s s SoLa s ",.,.,,;;; ;;' li,"t::,rtlr5l*irl,?iir:T1,, " nrannc-d Ji rurrcler tou' wherr shoulcl:
.l be fittcclrvith VHF faciUdcs rrsr.e..pirecl by rcgularior t Iy 17 .1.1arrci 7. 1.2 of thc 19gii S()LAS .l,,l.,ir,",i, arcl with MF ficilitics :rsrequiredby regulatior,.; Itii.ll-;,, d 9.1.2: bc fltrcd lvith thc satellite EPII{B or EpIRll rcqtrirecl by 1.V17.1.6, as.appropri:ire, ror the arearn which thc :.S:ljil?rl MODU is being towcd; ancl' '3 bc fitted r'r"ith.equiprre't for autor).rric rc.ccptio' of navigatro'al arcl'rereorol",gi:il warni'ss i' a.,cc,rda,.l;_ ' a p p r o p r r a tc, ;;h igillrti..,,r, 1V17.1.4 a n d | y 1 7 ..1 . 5 , a s of thc jgilg SOLAS lnrenclnrents.

11'4'2 I' c:iseswhcrc. thc towing s'ip cor'pries fully with --" :r' annrrcablc ' "-- *_Lf rc(llrlrclnclltsconccnring raciioconrnrunicatir

ll'4'3 I'crses where the towirli srrip d.cs rlot co'rpry fully with thc applicablc rccluirenre'ts ..iri.,..rrr,rr.,r''cat1ol1s -c--o'cer'irig for ships pre_ scribecl.i'chapter IV of thc f SgSSCiI_AS-.,r,.u,t,rr.,rrr, the MODU under r()\v\vl)('rrrr.rrrred :rr.trr.r corrrpry ,uirr, 'prcs . . r i b ,,ri c t t ,i;; .,;;ii.;bi"'i.lui-i,,n. ('()r)('('r)rr) l r r.rtliot'rrrrrrrrrrric.rriors r r r r . r r l p t t , rI V . F r l r c l ( ) g r J SOLAS :urrcncLncnts. 11.4'4 E.rch st-lf-propened u'it accompa'iccl by one or 'lore escort vesscls r l r t ' r r l ttl' t r r r l p ltl ni t l r i h c p r o v i s i o r r s ,,f i i..r.'

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Thc rrdrlitional radio cquipnrent should conrply u'ith the follouirrg for M()DUs drilling in: of thc IglJUSOLAS alncndrner)t reguhtiorrs scl :rre:rA l , thc cquipnrent prcscribcclb,v rcgul:rtiortlV/7. i.1 ; .l IV/7.1.1 by regtrl:rtiotrs sc:i:lrc:rA2, the eqtlipnrclrtprescribc(l .2 . r r t (I lV / ( )l . l ' IV/7.1.1 in rcgulatiorts prescribecl sc;l:rrca43, tlre ecluipurcnt .3 by l1-, as reclttirccl ancl lV/ 10.1.1, plus 10.1.2; or altcrnrtjve I V1 7 . I . 1 a n d 10 . 2 . 1 ; rcgulrtions bv rcgulationsIV/7.1.1 seilrrcr A-1, the equiptncntprescribed .4 a n d l V / 1 ( ) . 2 ..1 11.5.3 lf thc lcoustic noisc lcvel in:l roorrl fitted r.vithopcratingcotrtrols for rrrtlio ccpiprrrent is so hiqh or coulcl be so high, cluring particr.rlar or prcvcrlt properruse of tl.rcrlclicr opcrlting conclitions,that it nrav c-listtrrb ntrise protccfiorr shoulcl bc provided b,v equipnrcnt, thcn rclcqr-trrte with thc opcratiltgcontrols for or othcr nlc,ln\, iu rssociatiorr mcch:rnical therrrclioctlt-ti1-rttterrt. ll.6 Hclicopter conrmunications with hclicoptcrs,MODUs scrviccdby cotntnuuicatiorr ln ordcr t() crlsLlre stattotl helicoptcrsshould carry a1r acromobile VHF radiotelepl'rone rcquirentetrts of ICA(). rvith thc relevatrt cornplvine ll.7 Internal communications tnclns of cotrirnuttic.rAllrypcsof MC)DUs shouldbe fittcd u'ith efTjcient tion bctu'cer.rthe control roonr, thc bridge (if providccl) ancl positiorr or fittcd rvith fhciliticsfor operation of raclioequiprttcnt. positions ll,8 Pcrformance standards ll.8.l All raclio cqr-ripnrcntshould bc of a type rpprovccl b,v thc ssuing the licencc. Subject to scctioll I 1.u.2, strch A d n r i n i s t r r r t i oin not equipnrcntshoulcl confonn to appropriate pcrfbrtrrattce st;,tnclards by the Organization.inlcriorto thosc :rcloptecl
'Refcr t o t l r c lirllorving rcsolrttiotts edol.tcd by the ( )rgrniz.ttiorr : .l dircct-ptirtting Ilcsohrtiorr A.525(13): l)c#bnnrrnce statrtl:rrclsfbr ttlrrol'-brtrti for thc' receptiotr of rr.rvisrtiottrl rntl tlctcorologicrrl tclcgrrrph crpipnrcnt u'lnrings :urrl urgertt ilrlirrnt:ttiotr to ships. I{esohrtion A.(r9.{(17): (}eller.rl r('Lltlirctttctttrli'r \llipl)()rrlc rrciio ctlttipltlctlt (CiMl)SS) rtrd fbr f o n r r i r r q p r r t o f t h c q l o b : r l t t u r t r t n r c d i s l r c s s , r t r d\ . r t i t \ \ \ ' \ t c r ] . 1 clcctrrnic rraviqrtionrl licls. l\csolrrtion A.ttt)lt(19): Pcrftinnatrce st:tutltrtls lirr shrp terth strtions crpablc of two-\\':lv c()llllrLurcauolls ltrcl resolrttiorr A.571)(1'+): Tr'fc .tpp1o1,xlof ship crrth stiltior rs. rlclitr A.t3{)3(1t)): l)crlortnuttce strtrtl.rrtls tirr shipborne VHF llcsolution irrstllLrtions crrpablc of voicc cottrtrtttrticltiotr etrtl digitrl selective crlling_, :rs rrnrcnclctl, :rncl r:csolutiott MS{l.6fl(6fl). arrncr 1 (vrlid fbr cqrtiptttetrt irtstrlled on or .rficr 1 -|arrLreru2(X)0). (torttirtutd ott.litlluvitt.{ pa.qt')

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ll.l0 Surveyof the radio station Thc raclio strri.r of a unit shoulcl bc sulrject to survey asspccifiecr 11;19,i. Dr'low:
'l '2 by the Adrninistration rvhich issucs rirc liccnceor its authorized represcrtativebeforc the rldi. s&ltiorlis ptrt i'to scrvicc; rvl-renthe trnit is rtroved and colnersurider tirc adnrinistratrvcr c.'trol rf :r.othcr coastal Statea surveyrrraybc carricd.ur by tltat Stlte or its authorizercl lcple5cntattve; grlcc rvcry 12 uronths, carriccl or_rrby an oflicer of thc Aclrrrirristrationarclor the coastal Statc .r tt-,"i. ."ri",,ti,r" authorizcdrcprescrrunve.

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11.10'2Thc Acl'rirristrarorr rnay rccogr)rzc the coastal Statc as rts authorizccl rcprcscntativc. ll.l0'3 I' evc'ryc:rse rvhcn an atrthorizccJ rcprescrt.tive of thc coastalst:rte carncs o.t ar l'spectror, a rcport shorld bc issr_rcd a.c-l kcpt rvith the radio docurrrc'ts.l'd r copy, ii rcqucstcd, shoirrc'lbc fb'r-warde,d io thc
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