18 May 2021
TÜV SÜD are pleased to announce that we can now provide ISO 17025 UKAS/ILAC accredited testing, in addition to EU and UK accredited certification services, against the Bridge Alert Management requirements of IEC 62923-1 & 62923-2.
The August 29th deadline for Bridge Alert Management (BAM) draws closer, after this date all new installations of navigation equipment on SOLAS vessels which have the capability to present alert information to the bridge will need demonstrate compliance with the BAM requirements of IEC 62923-1 and 62923-2. This is a mandatory requirement under the EU Marine Equipment Directive and UK Marine marking requirements.
BAM is a concept, defined by the IMO, for the management, handling and harmonized presentation of alerts on the bridge. BAM imposes requirements on equipment that handles and presents alerts on the bridge, including equipment that provides Central Alert Management (CAM) system functionalities.
IEC 62923 specifies the operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results for the BAM in support of IMO resolution MSC.302(87). It is applicable to all alerts presented on and transferred to the bridge.
TÜV SÜD is an ISO 17025 UKAS/ILAC Marine Navigation and Radio Communication Test Laboratory offering testing from premises in Hampshire (UK) or from manufacturers sites around globe.
We are UKAS/ILAC accredited to:
TÜV SÜD reports can be presented in format that is accepted by the Classification Societies if required.
TÜV SÜD can provide certification against the EU Marine Equipment Directive (MED) and UK Marine marking requirements. Our certification teams in Denmark and the UK work together to reduce the costs and complexities that manufacturers can face when dealing with multiple certification agencies.