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Synchronous use of different types of electronic chart

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Alarm and monitoring systems. Inland waterway ships

Alarm and monitoring sys­tems are intended to monitor and register automatically all the essential parameters of the installation and display any ab­normalities that have occurred. It saves time-consuming watch­keeping rounds, registers more information accurately, but is certainly no substitute for an engineer who, on his inspection round in the engine room, may find a small leak in a flange that can turn into a larger problem.

Inland waterway ships

The requirements for alarm and monitoring systems vary with the service of the vessel and associ­ated notation, from inland water­way service with manned engine room notation or coastal service, to unrestricted service with larger engine ratings and UMS notation.

List of alarms for an inland waterway tanker 

Steering Console Inland Waterway tanker 

1. Alarm and monitoring display
2. VHF
3. Propulsion control handle
4. Closed circuit TV
5. Cargo tank level display
6. Rudder controls
7. Bow thruster control
8. Radar display (2)
9. Miscellaneous navigation instru­ments such as: Gyrocompass, Rate of turn indicator, etc.
10. Mouse for radars and electronic charts
11. Engine monitoring display

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