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Navigation Safety Regulations, 2020 (SOR/2020-216)

Regulations are current to 2022-07-25 and last amended on 2021-10-06. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 1(Subsection 101(1), paragraphs 101(6)(a) and 109(1)(a) and subsection 109(2))

Standards Respecting Equipment

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
EquipmentIMO StandardsISO StandardsIEC Standards
1Magnetic compasses and compass bearing devicesResolution A.382(X), Annex II, Magnetic Compasses Carriage and Performance StandardsISO 25862: Ships and Marine Technology — Marine Magnetic Compasses, Binnacles and Azimuth Reading DevicesN.A.
2Gyro-compasses and gyro-compass repeatersResolution A.424(XI), Annex, Performance Standards for Gyro CompassesISO 8728: Ships and Marine Technology — Marine Gyro-compassesN.A.
3Transmitting heading devicesResolution MSC.116(73), Annex, Performance Standards for Marine Transmitting Heading Devices (THDs)

ISO 22090-1: Ships and Marine Technology — Transmitting Heading Devices (THDs) — Part 1: Gyro-compasses

ISO 11606: Ships and Marine Technology — Marine Electromagnetic Compasses

N.A.
4Heading control systemsResolution A.342(XI), Annex, Recommendation on Performance Standards for Automatic PilotsISO 11674: Ships and Marine Technology — Heading Control SystemsN.A.
5Track control systemsResolution MSC.74(69), Annex 2, Adoption of New and Amended Performance StandardsN.A.IEC 62065: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Track Control Systems – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
6Radars, electronic plotting aids and automatic tracking aids
  • (a) equipment installed before July 1, 2008; and

Resolution A.477(XII), Annex, Performance Standards for Radar EquipmentN.A.IEC 62388: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Radar – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) equipment installed on or after July 1, 2008

Resolution MSC.192(79), Annex, Adoption of the Revised Performance Standards for Radar EquipmentN.A.IEC 62388: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Radar – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
7Automatic radar plotting aids (ARPAs)
  • (a) equipment installed before July 1, 2008; and

Resolution A.823(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPAs), as it read on November 23, 1995N.A.IEC 62388: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Radar – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) equipment installed on or after July 1, 2008

Resolution A.823(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPAs)N.A.IEC 62388: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Radar – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
8GNSS receiver
  • (a) shipborne global positioning system (GPS) receiver equipment

  • (i) equipment installed before July 1, 2003, and

Resolution A.819(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver Equipment, as it read on November 23, 1995N.A.IEC 61108-1: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 1: Global Positioning System (GPS) – Receiver Equipment – Performance Standards, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (ii) equipment installed on or after July 1, 2003;

Resolution A.819(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver EquipmentN.A.IEC 61108-1: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 1: Global Positioning System (GPS) – Receiver Equipment – Performance Standards, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) shipborne GLONASS receiver equipment

  • (i) equipment installed before July 1, 2003, and

Resolution MSC.53(66), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne GLONASS Receiver Equipment, as it read on May 30, 1996N.A.IEC 61108-2: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 2: Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) – Receiver Equipment – Performance Standards, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (ii) equipment installed on or after July 1, 2003;

Resolution MSC.53(66), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne GLONASS Receiver EquipmentN.A.IEC 61108-2: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 2: Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) – Receiver Equipment – Performance Standards, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (c) shipborne DGPS and DGLONASS maritime radio beacon receiver equipment

  • (i) equipment installed before July 1, 2003, and

Resolution MSC.64(67), Annex 2, Adoption of New and Amended Performance Standards, as it read on December 4, 1996N.A.IEC 61108-4: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 4: Shipborne DGPS and DGLONASS Maritime Radio Beacon Receiver Equipment – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (ii) equipment installed on or after July 1, 2003;

Resolution MSC.64(67), Annex 2, Adoption of New and Amended Performance StandardsN.A.IEC 61108-4: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 4: Shipborne DGPS and DGLONASS Maritime Radio Beacon Receiver Equipment – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (d) shipborne combined GPS/GLONASS receiver equipment;

Resolution MSC.74(69), Annex 1, Adoption of New and Amended Performance StandardsN.A.N.A.
  • (e) shipborne BEIDOU satellite navigation system (BDS) receiver equipment;

Resolution MSC.379(93), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne BEIDOU Satellite Navigation System (BDS) Receiver EquipmentN.A.N.A.
  • (f) shipborne GALILEO receiver equipment; and

Resolution MSC.233(82), Annex, Adoption of the Performance Standards for Shipborne GALILEO Receiver EquipmentN.A.IEC 61108-3: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) – Part 3: Galileo Receiver Equipment – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (g) multi-system shipborne radionavigation receivers

Resolution MSC.401(95), Annex, Performance Standards for Multi–System Shipborne Radionavigation ReceiversN.A.IEC 60812: Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA and FMECA)
9Echo-sounding equipment
  • (a) equipment installed before January 1, 2001; and

Resolution A.224(VII), Annex, Performance Standards for Echo-Sounding Equipment, as it read on October 12, 1971ISO 9875: Ships and Marine Technology — Marine Echo-sounding EquipmentN.A.
  • (b) equipment installed on or after January 1, 2001

Resolution A.224(VII), Annex, Performance Standards for Echo-Sounding EquipmentISO 9875: Ships and Marine Technology — Marine Echo-sounding EquipmentN.A.
10Speed-and-distance measuring devices
  • (a) equipment installed before July 1, 2002; and

Resolution A.824(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Devices to Indicate Speed and Distance, as it read on November 23, 1995N.A.IEC 61023: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Marine Speed and Distance Measuring Equipment (SDME) – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) equipment installed on or after July 1, 2002

Resolution A.824(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Devices to Indicate Speed and DistanceN.A.IEC 61023: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Marine Speed and Distance Measuring Equipment (SDME) – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
11Rate-of-turn indicatorsResolution A.526(13), Annex, Performance Standards for Rate-of-turn IndicatorsN.A.N.A.
12Daylight signalling lampsResolution MSC.95(72), Annex, Performance Standards for Daylight Signalling LampsN.A.N.A.
13Sound-reception systemsResolution MSC.86(70), Annex 1, Adoption of New and Amended Performance Standards for Navigational EquipmentN.A.N.A.
14AIS Class AResolution MSC.74(69), Annex 3, Adoption of New and Amended Performance StandardsN.A.IEC 61993-2: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) – Part 2: Class A Shipborne Equipment of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Test and Required Test Results
15AIS Class BN.A.N.A.

IEC 62287-1: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Class B Shipborne Equipment of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) – Part 1: Carrier-sense Time Division Multiple Access (CSTDMA) Techniques

IEC 62287-2: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Class B Shipborne Equipment of the Automatic Identification System (AIS) – Part 2: Self-organising Time Division Multiple Access (SOTDMA) Techniques

16ECDIS
  • (a) ECDIS installed before January 1, 1999;

Resolution A.817(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS), as it read on November 23, 1995N.A.IEC 61174: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) ECDIS installed on or after January 1, 1999 and before January 1, 2009; and

Resolution A.817(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)N.A.IEC 61174: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (c) ECDIS installed on or after January 1, 2009

Resolution MSC.232(82), Annex, Adoption of the Revised Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS)N.A.IEC 61174: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
17Voyage data recorders (VDRs)
  • (a) VDR installed before June 1, 2008;

Resolution A.861(20), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs), as it read on November 27, 1997N.A.IEC 61996: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) – Performance Requirements – Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) VDR installed on or after June 1, 2008 and before July 1, 2014; and

Resolution A.861(20), Annex, Performance standards for Shipborne Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs)N.A.IEC 61996-1: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) – Part 1: Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (c) VDR installed on or after July 1, 2014

Resolution MSC.333(90), Annex, Adoption of Revised Performance Standards for Shipborne Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs)N.A.IEC 61996-1: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) – Part 1: Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
18Simplified voyage data recorders (S-VDRs)
  • (a) S-VDR installed before June 1, 2008; and

Resolution MSC.163(78), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne Simplified Voyage Data Recorders (S-VDRs), as it read on May 17, 2004N.A.IEC 61996-2: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) – Part 2: Simplified Voyage Data Recorder (S-VDR) – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
  • (b) S-VDR installed on or after June 1, 2008

Resolution MSC.163(78), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne Simplified Voyage Data Recorders (S-VDRs)N.A.IEC 61996-2: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Shipborne Voyage Data Recorder (VDR) – Part 2: Simplified Voyage Data Recorder (S-VDR) – Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results
19Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) installed on or after July 1, 2003Resolution MSC.128(75), Annex, Performance Standards for a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS)N.A.IEC 62616: Maritime Navigation and Radiocommunication Equipment and Systems – Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS)
 
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