Radio and VDR Survey

Setting the Course for Uninterrupted Communication and Data Integrity at Sea. Trust our Expert Radio and VDR Survey Solutions for Unmatched Reliability, Compliance, and Peace of Mind.

SMART SYSTEMS MARINE EQUIPMENT REPAIRING SERVICES LLC offers comprehensive Radio and VDR (Voyage Data Recorder) survey services to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and the highest standards of safety at sea. Our experienced and certified surveyors conduct thorough assessments and inspections to evaluate the condition and functionality of radio equipment and VDR systems on board vessels.


GMDSS Equipment Inspection: We inspect and test various components of GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) equipment, such as VHF radios, MF/HF radios, Inmarsat systems, EPIRBs (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons), SARTs (Search and Rescue Transponders), and NAVTEX receivers. Antenna and Cable Checks: We verify the condition and proper installation of antennas, cables, and connectors to ensure optimal performance and transmission/reception capabilities. Power Supply and Backup Systems: We assess the adequacy and reliability of power supply sources, including batteries, chargers, and emergency backup systems, to ensure uninterrupted radio communications in critical situations. Radio Logbook and Documentation: We review radio logbooks, certificates, and related documentation to verify compliance with regulations and record-keeping requirements.


VDR Functionality Test: We conduct a comprehensive assessment of the VDR system, including the main unit, data recording, storage media, and playback functionality, to ensure proper operation and compliance with international standards. Sensors and Interfaces: We check the performance and calibration of various sensors and interfaces connected to the VDR, such as GPS, gyrocompass, radar, AIS (Automatic Identification System), and audio recording devices. Data Retrieval and Analysis: We assist in retrieving recorded data from the VDR and provide analysis services to evaluate the systems accuracy and effectiveness in capturing critical information during a vessels operations. Compliance Verification: We verify that the VDR system meets the requirements of applicable regulations and classification society rules, ensuring compliance with SOLAS and other relevant standards.

At SMART SYSTEMS MARINE EQUIPMENT REPAIRING SERVICES LLC, we prioritize safety and reliability in maritime communication systems. Our Radio and VDR Survey services aim to identify any deficiencies, recommend necessary repairs or upgrades, and ensure that vessels meet the stringent regulatory standards for radio communication and voyage data recording.