BNWAS is the short term for Bridge navigation watch alarm system, used for safe navigation of the vessel.
Read to know about the parts of the anchor, anchoring system and procedures.
The Radar on ships, gives us the information about the targets around the ship and thus makes the navigation safer and easier.
Speed logs are used to measure the speed and the distance travelled of the vessel. The types of the speed logs on ships are as follows.
Automatic identification system(AIS) is used to send and receive the navigation, voyage and ship related data to other ships and shore stations.
A vessel is controlled and navigated from the bridge. Thus for the safety of the vessel & crew, and for the record keeping there are various equipments provided on the bridge of a merchant ship
The inert gas system means the inert gas plant, inert gas distribution system with means for preventing back flow of cargo gases into the machinery spaces/engine room.