What is IBS or Integrated Bridge System?

An integrated bridge system (IBS) is defined as a combination of systems which are interconnected in order to allow centralized access to sensor information or command/control from workstations, with the aim of increasing safe and efficient ship’s management by suitably qualified personnel.

Features of IBS:
  • Computer Processor and Network.
  • Controls information from the ship’s navigation sensors and the flow of information between various remotely located system components/sensors
  • Outputs can be to electronic charts for complete navigation and tactical picture
  • Chart – at the heart of IBS
  • System display
  • Planning station
  • Control system
  • Radar