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

Regulations are current to 2022-07-13 and last amended on 2021-10-06. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE 3(Subsection 222(1))

Performance Standards and Testing Standards

ItemColumn 1Column 2Column 3Column 4
EquipmentIMO StandardsIEC StandardsEuropean Telecommunications Standards Institute Standards
1VHF radio Installation - capable of DSCResolution A.803(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne VHF Radio Installations Capable of Voice Communication and Digital Selective Calling

IEC 61097-3: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 3: Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Equipment – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Testing Results

IEC-61097-7: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 7: Shipborne VHF Radiotelephone Transmitter and Receiver – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

IEC 61097-8: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 8: Shipborne Watchkeeping Receivers for the Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and VHF Bands – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

EN 300 338-1: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Equipment for Generation, Transmission and Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF Mobile Service; Part 1: Common Requirements

EN 300 338-2: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Equipment for Generation, Transmission and Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF Mobile Service; Part 2: Class A/B DSC

EN 301 033: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Shipborne Watchkeeping Receivers for Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and VHF Bands

EN 300 162-1: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Radiotelephone Transmitters and Receivers for the Maritime Mobile Service Operating in VHF Bands; Part 1: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement

2MF radio installationResolution A.804(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne MF Radio Installations Capable of Voice Communications and Digital Selective Calling

IEC 61097-3: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 3: Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Equipment – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

IEC 61097-8: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 8: Shipborne Watchkeeping Receivers for the Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and VHF Bands – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

IEC 61097-9: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 9: Shipborne Transmitters and Receivers for Use in the MF and HF Bands Suitable for Telephony, Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and Narrow Band Direct Printing (NBDP) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

EN 300 338-1: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Equipment for Generation, Transmission and Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF Mobile Service; Part 1: Common Requirements

EN 300 338-2: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Equipment for Generation, Transmission and Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF Mobile Service; Part 2: Class A/B DSC

EN 301 033: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Shipborne Watchkeeping Receivers for Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and VHF Bands

EN 300 373-1: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Maritime Mobile Transmitters and Receivers for use in the MF and HF Bands; Part 1: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement

3MF/HF radio installationResolution A.806(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Shipborne MF/HF Radio Installations Capable of Voice Communications, Narrowband Direct Printing and Digital Selective Calling

IEC 61097-3: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 3: Digital Selective Calling (DSC) Equipment – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

IEC 61097-8: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 8: Shipborne Watchkeeping Receivers for the Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and VHF Bands – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

IEC 61097-9: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 9: Shipborne Transmitters and Receivers for Use in the MF and HF Bands Suitable for Telephony, Digital Selective Calling (DSC) and Narrow Band Direct Printing (NBDP) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test Results

ETS 300 067: Radio Equipment and Systems Radiotelex Equipment Operating in the Maritime MF/HF Service Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement

EN 300 338-1: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Equipment for Generation, Transmission and Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF Mobile Service; Part 1: Common Requirements

EN 300 338-2: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Equipment for Generation, Transmission and Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF Mobile Service; Part 2: Class A/B DSC

EN 300 373-1: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Maritime Mobile Transmitters and Receivers for Use in the MF and HF Bands; Part 1: Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement

EN 301 033: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Shipborne Watchkeeping Receivers for Reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the Maritime MF, MF/HF and VHF Bands

4INMARSAT

Resolution A.807(19), Annex, Performance Standards for INMARSAT–C Ship Earth Stations Capable of Transmitting and Receiving Direct–Printing Communications

Resolution A.808(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Ship Earth Stations Capable of Two–way Communications

IEC 61097-4: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 4: Inmarsat–C Ship Earth Station and Inmarsat Enhanced Group Call (EGC) Equipment – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsN.A.
5Enhanced group call equipmentResolution A.664(16), Annex, Performance Standards for Enhanced Group Call EquipmentIEC 61097-4: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 4: Inmarsat–C Ship Earth Station and Inmarsat Enhanced Group Call (EGC) Equipment – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsN.A.
6NAVTEX receiverResolution A.525(13), Annex, Performance Standards for Narrow–band Direct Printing Telegraph Equipment for the Reception of Navigational and Meteorological Warnings and Urgent Information to ShipsIEC 61097-6: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 6: Narrowband Direct–printing Telegraph Equipment for the Reception of Navigational and Meteorological Warnings and Urgent Information to Ships (NAVTEX)EN 300 065: Narrow–band Direct–printing Telegraph Equipment for Receiving Meteorological or Navigational Information (NAVTEX); Harmonised Standard Covering the Essential Requirements of Articles 3.2 and 3.3(g) of the Directive 2014/53/EU
7EPIRB
  • (a) equipment installled before July 1, 2022; and

Resolution A.810(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Float–free Satellite Emergency Position–indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) Operating on 406 MHz

Resolution A.662(16), Annex, Performance Standards for Float–free Release and Activation Arrangements for Emergency Radio Equipment

IEC 61097-2: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 2: COSPAS–SARSAT EPIRB – Satellite Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon Operating on 406 MHz – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsEN 300 066: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Float–free Maritime Satellite Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) Operating in the 406,0 MHz to 406,1 MHz Frequency Band; Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement
  • (b) equipment installled on or after July 1, 2022

Resolution MSC.471(101), Annex, Performance Standards for Float-free Emergency Position-indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) Operating on 406 MHzIEC 61097-2: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 2: COSPAS–SARSAT EPIRB – Satellite Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon Operating on 406 MHz – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsEN 300 066: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Float–free Maritime Satellite Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRBs) Operating in the 406,0 MHz to 406,1 MHz Frequency Band; Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement
8SART (radar)Resolution A.802(19), Annex, Performance Standards for Survival Craft Radar Transponders for Use in Search and Rescue OperationsIEC 61097-1: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 1: Radar Transponder – Marine Search and Rescue (SART) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsN.A.
9SART (AIS)Resolution MSC.246(83), Annex, Adoption of Performance Standards for Survival Craft Search and Rescue Transmitters (SART) for Use in Search and Rescue OperationsIEC 61097-14: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 14: AIS Search and Rescue Transmitter (AIS-SART) – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsN.A.
10Survival craft VHF radiotelephoneResolution A.809(19), Annexes 1 and 2, Performance Standards for Survival Craft Two–way VHF Radiotelephone ApparatusIEC 61097-12: Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) – Part 12: Survival Craft Portable Two–way VHF Radiotelephone Apparatus – Operational and Performance Requirements, Methods of Testing and Required Test ResultsEN 300 225: Electromagnetic Compatibility and Radio Spectrum Matters (ERM); Technical Characteristics and Methods of Measurement for Survival Craft Portable VHF Radiotelephone Apparatus
 
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