The Coast Guard recently published change 3 to Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 8-01, Approval of Navigation Equipment.
The Circular provides voluntary guidance for approval of navigation equipment, as required under Regulation V/18, of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended in 2000 (SOLAS). It revises NVIC No. 8-01, Change 2 by adding an approval process(series) for the Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) and updating various approval series to reflect the most applicable standards, resolutions, and processes.
For more information, please view the NVIC.
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Categories: Commercial Vessel Compliance, Safety
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