The Terminology & Reference Services provides linguistic support to the Translation Services, interpreters, external translators and other users
IMO STANDARD MARINE COMMUNICATION PHRASES (IMO SMCP) (including CD: pronunciation guide) (2005 Edition).
Under the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as revised in 1995, the ability to use and understand the IMO SMCP is required for
the certification of officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more
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