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Navigation Requirements

Passenger Ships (less than 150 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· RADAR reflector* (3 & 9 GHz)
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Cargo ships (less than 150 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· RADAR reflector* (3 & 9 GHz)
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (150 - 299 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Cargo ships (150 - 299 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (300 - 499 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Cargo ships (300 - 499 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (500 - 2.999 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· RADAR reflector* (3 & 9 GHz)
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Electronic Chart Display & Inform. System (ECDIS) (+ backup arrangement)* (5)
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Gyrocompass*
· Gyrocompass heading repeater at emergency steering position*
· Gyrocompass heading repeaters (360 degrees)* (1)
· Indicators (rudder, propeller, thrust, pitch & operational mode)*
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Cargo ships (500 - 2.999 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Gyrocompass*
· Gyrocompass heading repeater at emergency steering position*
· Gyrocompass heading repeaters (360 degrees)* (1)
· Indicators (rudder, propeller, thrust, pitch & operational mode)*
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger and cargo ships (3.000 - 9.999 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Electronic Chart Display & Inform. System (ECDIS) (+ backup arrangement)* (5)
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· 3 GHz RADAR* including ATA or ARPA (S-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Gyrocompass*
· Gyrocompass heading repeater at emergency steering position*
· Indicators (rudder, propeller, thrust, pitch & operational mode)*
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger and cargo ships (10.000 - 49.999 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Electronic Chart Display & Inform. System (ECDIS) (+ backup arrangement)* (5)
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· 3 GHz RADAR* including ATA or ARPA (S-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Gyrocompass*
· Gyrocompass heading repeater at emergency steering position*
· Gyrocompass heading repeaters (360 degrees)*
· Indicators (rudder, propeller, thrust, pitch & operational mode)*
· Heading or Track Control System (HCS (autopilot) / TCS)*
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger and cargo ships (50.000 GT and upwards)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Electronic Chart Display & Inform. System (ECDIS) (+ backup arrangement)* (5)
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· 3 GHz RADAR* including ATA or ARPA (S-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Over Ground
· Gyrocompass*
· Gyrocompass heading repeater at emergency steering position*
· Gyrocompass heading repeaters (360 degrees)*
· Indicators (rudder, propeller, thrust, pitch & operational mode)*
· Heading or Track Control System (HCS (autopilot) / TCS)*
· Rate of Turn indicator* (ROT)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (300 - 499 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (300 - 499 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (300 - 499 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Passenger ships (300 - 499 GT)
· Standard magnetic compass*
· Pelorus or compass bearing device*
· Correction to heading/bearing*
· Spare magnetic compass
· Nautical charts and nautical publications* (5)
· GNSS (e.g. GPS, Glonass, Galileo) or terrestrial Radio Nav. System*
· Sound Reception System* (SRS) (3)
· Telephone to emergency steering system*
· Daylight signalling lamp*
· Automatic Identification System* (AIS) (7)
· 9 GHz RADAR* including EPA, ATA or ARPA (X-band) (2)
· Echosounder*
· Speed & Distance Measuring Device (SDME) – Speed Thru Water
· Transmitting Heading Device* (Gyro, Electromagnetic or Satellite) (THD)
· Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT)
· Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) (4)
· (Simplified) Voyage Data Recorder ((S-)VDR) (6)
· (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Testing (7)
· Service & Maintenance Agreements (8)

See bottom of page for notes.

Notes

(*) Approved alternatives means are permitted
(1) On ships < 1.600 GT only if possible
(2) Minimum RADAR plotting functionality: < 500 gt: EPA, 500 to 10.000 GT: ATA and ≥ 10.000 GT: ARPA
(3) In case of a totally enclosed ship’s bridge (unless flag state exemption)
(4) BNWAS requirement for all NEW vessels built after 1 July 2011 BNWAS requirements for EXISTING vessels:

Built before 1 July 2011 1 July 2002
Not later than 1st survey after: 2
Passenger ships as NEW vessel 1 January 2016
Cargo ships ≥ 3.000 GT 1 July 2012 1 January 2016
Cargo ships 500-3.000 GT 1 July 2013 1 January 2017
Cargo ships 150-500 GT 1 July 2014 1 January 2018

(5) ECDIS carriage requirements for:
NEW passenger ships ≥ 500 GT, Tankers ≥ 3.000 GT and Cargo ships ≥ 10.000 GT
NEW Cargo ships ≥ 3.000 to 10.000 gt constructed on after 1 July 2014
EXISTING vessels at first Safety Equipment Survey after:
Passenger ships ≥ 500 gt (constr. before 1 July 2012) 1 July 2014
Tankers ≥ 3 000 gt (constr. before 1 July 2012) 1 July 2015
Cargo ships ≥ 50 000 gt (constr. before 1 July 2013) 1 July 2016
Cargo ships ≥ 20 000 gt (constr. before 1 July 2013) 1 July 2017
Cargo ships ≥ 10 000 gt (constr. before 1 July 2013) 1 July 2018
ECDIS Software maintenance & ENC updates (see note 8)
(6) VDR – Voyage Data Recorders on new built cargo ships ≥ 3.000 GT from 1 July 2002 and all passenger ships Please mind that for new VDR installations fitted on or after 1 July 2014 new performance standards (MSC.333(90)) apply (e.g. final & floating and long term recording mediums and additional interfacing of AIS, ECDIS, 2nd RADAR, etc.) S-VDR – Simplified Voyage Data Recorders on existing cargo ships ≥ 3.000 GT and keel laid before 1 July 2002
(7) Contact us for your (S-)VDR and AIS Annual Performance Test (Approved by the major Classification Societies)
(8) Contact us for all available Service & Maintenance agreements