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UKHO Urges Ship Owners To Upgrade To New Digital Chart Standards

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has reiterated its call for ship owners to upgrade to the latest ECDIS software standards, highlighting the significant benefits that the new IHO S-52 Presentation Library edition 4.0 will offer mariners, including greater consistency in the display of Electronic Nautical Charts (ENCs) and a reduction in the number of audible alarms on the bridge. 338 more words

Shipmanagement

Cyber Moment : Any USB port when in need of a charge?

The Standard P&I Club recently hosted a contest where mariners could identify hazards in different parts of the vessel.  The posters were then published and are available… 203 more words

Best Practices

Caution On The Unauthorised And Incorrect Use of ECDIS

With the advent of technology, the use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) is becoming increasingly popular.

While the use of an ECDIS does have its advantages, it can have a negative impact if not used correctly and this is known to be a causative factor in major claims such as collisions and groundings. 414 more words

Shipmanagement

Caution on the unauthorised and incorrect use of ECDIS

With the advent of technology, the use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) is becoming increasingly popular. While the use of an ECDIS does have its advantages, it can have a negative impact if not used correctly and this is known to be a causative factor in major claims such as collisions and groundings. 383 more words

News

IMO issues ECDIS Good Practice Guidance

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninety-fifth session in June 2015, approved the publication of a circular MSC.1/Circ.1503 ECDIS – Guidance for Good Practice addressing the carriage and use of Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).  97 more words

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ECDIS – Guidance for Good Practice by IMO

The Maritime Safety Committee, at its ninety-fifth session (3 to 12 June 2015), approved the ECDIS – Guidance for Good Practice (MSC.1/Circ.1503), drawing together relevant guidance from seven previous ECDIS circulars into a single, consolidated document. 329 more words
Awareness

IHO Revises ECDIS Type Approval Standards

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) issued a press release advising new versions of some of its ECDIS Standards. These have been reviewed and updated to reflect lessons learned from earlier reports of unexpected chart behaviour in some ECDIS. 586 more words

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