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SELMA Simplified BNWAS – Engineering excellence at a competitive price

SELMA Bridge Inspector Simplified Version is the new type approved BNWAS retaining the high end characteristics of its bigger brother at a low end price.

What is BNWAS ?

The acronym BNWAS is an abbreviation for “Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System”.

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New IMO requirement for BNWAS

1 January 2011: Entry into force of June 2009 amendments to SOLAS ECDIS and BNWAS to be made mandatory under SOLAS Amendments to SOLAS regulation V/19, to make mandatory the carriage of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm Systems (BNWAS), under SOLAS chapter V, Safety of Navigation.

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