For ECDIS Systems the IMO publication (Code on Alarms and Indicators. IMO-867E) applies. In accordance with this Code:
means an alarm or alarm system which activates an audible signal, or a combination of audible and visual signals, indicating that a condition exists requiring attention by the user.
means a visual display which provides information concerning the condition of a system or piece of equipment.
The following items should be detected by an ECDIS system automatically. When detected, an alarm and an indicating display should be activated.
Alarms or indications should be activated for the following:
Alarm and/or Indicator