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Navigational equipment

Overview of the navigational equipment on board

Seagoing vessels without modern navigational equipment are unthinkable nowadays. The following texts offer short descriptions of chosen navigational equipment including information on equipment requirements:

  • AIS
    Automatic Identification System
  • ECDIS
    Electronic Chart Display and Information System
  • LRIT
    Long Range Identification and Tracking
  • VDR
    Voyage Data Recorder

Type approval and surveys of navigational equipment

Further information regarding required surveys of navigational equipment on a newly built ship or when flagging in can be found here.

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