- Volume 3 Issue 3
With the development of electronic communication techniques, maritime communication system has been much changed. Since the maritime communications by the radio telegraph have been initiated, the GMDSS came into internationally effect for the life and safety at the sea from 1992, new maritime communication system has been constructed. The new systems have being implemented and applied to merchant ships over 300G/T (or safety of the life. But the annual reports show that most of casualties last 10 years happened to small ships, have been gradually increased. For the improvement of those circumstances, more effective SAR system and administrative plans should be executed. In this paper, we analyzed the maritime casualties last 10 years, maritime communication system, and SAR facilities in domestic. Through the result from the analysis, we discussed the current situations, summarized several conclusions for the developmental proposals.