Netwave NW6000 SOLAS Voyage Data Recorder (VDR)

Designed and manufactured in the EU and supporting a global fleet of over 6000 vessels, the Seas Of Solutions’ Netwave brand has been a global leader in the provision of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) for over a decade. With a reputation for innovation, design diversity and a focus on quality, a diverse range of customers deploy Netwave technology.

Military, Search and Rescue, Coast Guard, Commercial Marine and Cruise Ships customers are confident in its proven ease of installation, multiple IMO certifications including the Wheelmark and its unparalleled global support network; made up of approximately 320 Service Centres and 1300 engineers.


Days of data 30 days
Usability Bridge Control Unit is highly intuitive and offers touch screen interaction
Service Coverage Large Global Service Network, with approximately 1300 service engineers
OPT test Crew can test VDR is operating correctly from Bridge Control Unit (BCU)
Cost of ownership Flexible installation platform and designed with minimal cabling reduces install and maintenance requirements
Reliability European design and manufacture, with a 6000+ vessel install base, global service and parts availability
Warranty term Warranty included with option of extension
Spare Parts Availability Service Centres in approximately 160 global ports
Re-Play Software State-of-the-Art
Speed of client
24/7 customer service support, satisfaction reflected in latest customer feedback scores
Installation Time Versatile design allows flexible installation
Future Proof NW6000 meets the latest mandated requirements and is highly adaptable
Customisation Scalable, highly customisable architecture
Unit Type number Dimensions
(h x d x w)
Weight Specifications
Core module NW-6000 484x450x45 16.5 kg
  • PSU (110-220 VAC, 50 – 60 Hz) /105 Watt
  • Built-in UPS
  • 10 ports switch (8 x PoE, 2 x Non-PoE)
  • CPU unit with min. 30 days storage
Bulkhead mount
frame and cover
NW-6900 744x464x115 11 kg
Bulkhead mount with prepared internal wiring and
external RJ45 connector bank
Bridge control
NW-6010 99x134x150 1.8 kg
  • Powered from Core module thru PoE
  • 4” touch colour screen
  • Panel mounted with frame (IP20)
NW-6030 83 x 83 x 70 0.4 kg
  • Powered from Audio Hub
  • Analogue
  • LED identification light
Audio Hub NW-6031 152 x 106 x 35 0.35kg
  • Powered using PoE
  • Bulkhead mounted
VHF interface NW-6060 180x47x87 0.5 kg
  • Powered thru PoE
  • 2 line-in
  • Interface for microphones
  • Bulkhead mounted (IP20)
Hardened FRM NW-6860 411×311 27.5 kg
  • Powered thru PoE from core module
  • Incl. 25 mtr maritime CAT-6 cable
  • Deck mounted protective capsule for 48 hours (IP68)
  • with under water locator beacon (90 days)
Float free FRM NW-6880 533x218x240 5.4 kg
  • Powered thru PoE from core module
  • Incl. 25 mtr maritime CAT-6 cable
  • Bulkhead mounted in protective cover for 48 hours
    storage (IP67)
NW-64900 182x232x436 2-3 kg
(subject to
1-7 module
  • Powered thru PoE from core module
  • DIN rail mounted interface
  • For NMEA (bd up to 9600) (multiple 8 port)
  • For digital sensors (multiple 8 port)
  • For analogue sensors (multiple 4 port)
  • Additional 24 VDC power input/output
  • Netwave Systems recommends maritime CAT-6 ethernet cable for connecting all units to the core module switch
  • Complete system runs from 110-230 VAC (50-60 Hz) through core module
  • Power consumption 105 watt (max)