What action should do during the alarm of BNWAS?

What action should do during the alarm of BNWAS?

Stage 1: When the autopilot is engaged, the bridge officer is required to signal his presence to the BNWAS system every 3 to 12 minutes in response to a flashing light, either by moving an arm in front of a motion sensor, pressing a confirmation button, or directly applying pressure to the BNWAS centre.

What is the primary purpose for the installation of BNWAS on board?

The purpose of BNWAS (Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System) is to monitor bridge activity and detect operator disability which could lead to marine accidents.

What are the three modes of operation of BNWAS?

The system can be in one of three modes: ‘Manual OFF ‘- The system is turned off; ‘Manual ON’ – The system is on and functioning with a period of time ‘Inactivity time’; ‘Automatic’ – Automatic mode, the system automatically turns on when you turn on the autopilot and operates with a period of time ‘Inactivity time’.

What are the 3 modes operation of BNWAS?

How many seconds do you have to reset the first stage alarm before it goes to second stage?

15 seconds
If not reset, within a period of 15 seconds an audible alarm on the bridge is activated (First Stage). If not reset, within a period of 15 seconds from last audible bridge alarm, a second stage audible alarm is activated in the backup officer’s and/or Master’s location.

What are the 4 stages of voyage planning?

There are four stages of Voyage Planning that are, Appraisal, Planning, Execution and Monitoring that logically follow each other.

What are the three operation modes of BNWAS?

What Convention governs BNWAS?

SOLAS Chapter V Regulation 19 states: Cargo ships of 150 gross tonnage and upwards and passenger ships irrespective of size constructed on or after 1 July 2011.

When do I need to use BNWAS?

Once fitted, BNWAS must be used whenever the vessel is underway. It is recommended that BNWAS is also used at anchor, if appropriate. Again, Members may need to amend the Safety Management System to ensure that their operating procedures address the new requirements.

What is BNWAS (bridge navigational watch alarm system)?

The amendment of the SOLAS, Chapter V/19 regarding the carriage requirements for Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) was adopted as IMO Resolution MSC.350 (92) at the 92nd session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC92) held in June 2013and carriage requirements for the ships constructed before 1 July 2002 were added.

What are the carriage requirements for BNWAS (excluding Japanese-flagged ships)?

ClassNK has issued Technical Information TEC-0975 regardingCarriage requirements for BNWAS (excluding Japanese-flagged ships) as follows (2) Passenger ships irrespective of size. (1) Ships constructed on or after 1 July 2011, not later than the initial Safety Equipment Survey (SE survey);

What are ECDIS and BNWAS?

Regulation 19 has been revised to include Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and Bridge Navigation Watch Alarm Systems (BNWAS). New and existing vessels must be fitted with these systems according to rolling timetables as detailed below.