Maritime Transport Instrument MTI-404.210-1

Maritime Transport (Radiocommunications) Instrument (also referred to as MTI-404.210-1)

Overview of Maritime Transport Instrument MTI-404.210-1

What this maritime transport instrument does

Transport Instrument MTI-404.210-1 sets out further requirements in relation to the standards for radiocommunications equipment and procedures on vessels of less than 45 metres in length.

MTI-404.210-1 applies as follows:

  • Section 5 applies to vessels to which rule 404.210(2) applies:
  • (2) Section 6 applies to vessels to which rule 404.210(1)(b) or rule 404.210(2) applies:
  • (3) Section 7 applies to vessels to which rule 404.210(3) applies

Commencement

This maritime transport instrument comes into force on the same date that Maritime Rules Part 404 Design, Construction, and Equipment – New Zealand Cape Town Vessels and Foreign Cape Town Vessels comes into force.

Section 5 required standards to meet compliance

Section 5 of MTI 404.210-1 1 sets out the required standards to meet compliance for the following items:

  • MF/HF Radiotelephone fitted with Digital Select Calling (DSC)
  • VHF Radio
  • Radar Transponder or AIS-SART
  • EPIRB
  • IMO recognised Mobile Satellite Service
  • Automatic Identification System (AIS)
  • Source of energy
  • Clock
  • Card of instructions
  • Emergency electric light
  • Documentation

Section 6– performance standards for radiocommunications equipment

Section 6 outlines the performance standards for radiocommunications equipment for all vessels.

Section 7 – Maintenance, Inspection and servicing of radiocommunications equipment for all vessels

Section 7 outlines the maintenance, inspection, and servicing of radiocommunications equipment for all vessels.

Download MTI 404.210-1 [PDF: 281kB, 6 pages]

 

Materials incorporated by reference in Maritime Transport Instrument MTI-404.210-1

The following items are incorporated by Reference in Maritime Transport Instrument MTI 404.210-1

IMO resolution A.1106(29)
GMDSS Master Plan adopted by the IMO
SOLAS Chapter IV regulation 2: A 19/Resolution 801
IMO Resolution A.706(17)

Getting copies of material incorporated by reference

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History of Part 404.210-1

2023

MTI suspended

This MTI comes into force on the same date that Part 404 comes into force.

New MTI signed

MTI 404.210-1 was signed on 17 March 2023.

MTI 404.210-1 Original [PDF: 628kB, 5 pages]