Navigation and bridge systems

Take advantage of DNV to ensure that your products meet high standards of safety and quality.

Safe navigation protects ships, crews, cargo, assets and the environment from harm and damage. That’s why it is essential that all bridge systems constantly ensure a high level of safety and reliability.

We provide design assessment of wheelhouse arrangements, field of vision and navigation light arrangements as well as approval of system components used in this field.

Our expertise covers:

  • MED certification of navigational equipment
  • Type approval and design assessment to DNV rules and further international standards
  • Approval of service suppliers for annual survey and performance testing of voyage data recording systems (VDR/S-VDR)
  • Technical expert support on safety and compliance

Types of equipment included in our services:

  • Radar
  • Electronic chart systems
  • Voyage data recorders
  • Speed logs
  • Echo sounders
  • Navigational lights
  • Sunshades, windscreen wipers and different kind of indicators

DNV’s navigation experts regularly contribute to the development of international standards and new technical approaches. This places them at the forefront of international developments. Their knowledge is at your service for the approval and testing of your product.

Your products are in excellent hands with DNV:

  • Expert support at all project stages and for all challenges
  • Smooth certification processes
  • Reputable DNV approval of your products enabling you to build trust and confidence with your customers

Related links


Rules and standards

Access all relevant documents developed by our experts


Navigator Port software solution

Prepare the documents needed for port clearance and for sailing through controlled waters

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  Approval of manufacturers | System & software engineering CP-0507

Approval of manufacturers | System & software engineering CP-0507

  DNV approved products, manufacturers and service suppliers

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