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Tototheo Global and Neuron partner to bring AI-optimised multi-provider satellite connectivity to the maritime industry

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Global Shore-Based Maintenance (SBM) by Tototheo Global

Securing sea safety with Advanced support

At Tototheo Global, we recognize the critical importance of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)—a vital lifeline that connects ships at sea with emergency communication networks worldwide.

Our Shore-Based Maintenance (SBM) services are meticulously designed to ensure your GMDSS equipment operates flawlessly, safeguarding your crew and assets.

Shore Based Maintenance

Why choose Tototheo Global for SBM?

Certified Expertise

We are more than just a service provider; we are your maritime safety partners. Tototheo Global is globally recognized for its technical capability and compliance with international standards. When you request a Shore-Based Maintenance with us, you ensure that every piece of your GMDSS equipment is maintained under stringent quality controls.

Seamless Administration

Leave the bureaucracy to us. Tototheo Global handles all related communications, service administration expenses, and necessary certifications and paperwork. This streamlined process ensures that you can focus on your maritime operations without administrative hassles.

Global Reach, Local Touch

Our capabilities stretch across the globe, but our approach is always personalized. We ensure that wherever your ships are, our support follows. Access to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) spare parts and expertise is a promise, not just a provision.

Comprehensive Service Coverage

Our SBM agreement covers all necessary bases. For an annual fee, we manage all service activities, ensuring that your communication systems are always operational.

This includes:

  • 24/7/365 Support:

    Our round-the-clock access to technical assistance guarantees that help is always just a call away.

  • Rapid Response:

    We guarantee quick mobilization of resources to address and resolve any issues you face at sea.

  • Exchange Units:

    We maintain a stock of replacement units to keep your operations running smoothly without interruptions.

Our SBM agreement covers all necessary bases. For an annual fee, we manage all service activities, ensuring that your communication systems are always operational.

This includes:

  • 24/7/365 Support:

    Our round-the-clock access to technical assistance guarantees that help is always just a call away.

  • Rapid Response:

    We guarantee quick mobilization of resources to address and resolve any issues you face at sea.

  • Exchange Units:

    We maintain a stock of replacement units to keep your operations running smoothly without interruptions.


GMDSS Equipment
Requirements by Sea Area

Navigating the high seas demands rigorous safety measures. The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) sets out specific equipment requirements to ensure all vessels can communicate effectively in emergencies. Below are the mandatory equipment setups for different sea areas as specified by Tototheo Global.

Sea Area A1

  • VHF with DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
  • DSC Watch Receiver (Channel 70)
  • NAVTEX Receiver (518 kHz)
  • EGC Receiver
  • Float-Free Satellite EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)
  • Radar Transponder (SART) (2 sets for cargo ships of 500 gt and upwards and passenger ships; 1 set for cargo ships between 300 and 500 gt)
  • Hand-held GMDSS VHF Transceivers (3 sets)

Sea Area A2

  • Includes all equipment required in Sea Area A1, plus:
  • MF Telephony with MF DSC (Digital Selective Calling)
  • Sea Area A3 (Inmarsat Solution)
  • Includes all equipment required in Sea Area A1, plus:
  • Inmarsat Ship Earth Station with EGC receiver
  • Duplicated VHF with DSC
  • Duplicated Inmarsat SES (Ship Earth Station)

Sea Area A3 (HF Solution)

  • Includes all equipment required in Sea Area A1, plus:
  • MF/HF Telephony with DSC and NBDP (Narrow Band Direct Printing)
  • DSC Watch Receiver MF/HF
  • Duplicated VHF with DSC
  • Duplicated MF/HF Telephony with DSC and NBDP

Sea Area A4

  • Note: Inmarsat-E EPIRB cannot be utilized in Sea Area A4.
  • Includes all equipment required in Sea Area A3 (HF Solution), plus:
  • NAVTEX Receiver must cover different frequencies due to lack of NAVTEX coverage.

Important Notes:
Cargo Ships between 300 and 500 GT: Require 1 SART and 2 Hand-held VHF sets. Cargo Ships of 500 GT and Upwards and Passenger Ships: Require 2 SART and 3 Hand-held VHF sets.

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