Grouping is a generic term meaning the arrangement of individual alerts on alert panels or individual indicators on indicating panels, e.g., steering gear alerts at the workstation for navigating and manoeuvring on the navigation bridge, or door indicators on a watertight door position indicating panel at the workstation for safety on the navigation bridge.
Source: IMO resolution A.1021(26), Code on Alarms and Indicators, 2009, 18 January 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
Arrangement of alerts in terms of their function or priority.
Source: IMO Resolution MSC.302(87), Performance standards for bridge alert management, 17 May 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance