Emergency Alarm

Definition(s)


Emergency Alarm

An alarm which indicates that immediate danger to human life or to the ship and its machinery exists and that immediate action should be taken.

Source: IMO resolution A.1021(26), Code on Alarms and Indicators, 2009, 18 January 2010, International Maritime Organization, Regulatory Guidance

 

Emergency Alarm

Highest priority of an alert. Alarms which indicate immediate danger to human life or to the ship and its machinery exits and require immediate action.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.302(87), Performance standards for bridge alert management, 17 May 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance