Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) On Commercial Yachts

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Through Technical Notice SLS.29, the Merchant Shipping Directorate draws the attention of all concerned that Technical Notice SLS.22 is hereby revoked. To this effect the attention is drawn to the revised Chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), as amended by Resolution MSC.350 (92), which came into force on 1 January 2015. In view of these amendments, a clear time schedule is set to fit a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) for all commercial yachts constructed before 1 July 2002.

For more information, ship owners and other relevant persons can access Technical Notice SLS. 29 here.