Nine vessels are already equipped with Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 Dual ECDIS and Transas Admiralty Data Service TADS (Official SENC), and sail paperless.2 more vessels will be fitted with Navi-Sailor ECDIS and TADS in spring 2013.Here is a list of some of the most frequently asked questions about ECDIS. Put in simpler terms it is a computer-based navigation system that integrates electronic navigational charts (ENC), position information from the Global Positioning System (GPS) and other navigational sensors, such as radar, fathometer and automatic identification systems (AIS) to provide an alternative to paper navigation charts. A timetable of the implementation dates can be found below. IMO requirements are for all vessels engaged on international voyages to carry nautical charts on board.If you can't find the answer to your question in the list below then feel free to click on the contact us button at the bottom of the page and ask us your question. Nautical charts can be in analogue form (paper charts) or digital (electronic charts).An Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a geographic information system used for nautical navigation that complies with International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations as an alternative to paper nautical charts.
Other sensors which could interface with an ECDIS are radar, Navtex, Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), and depth sounders.
Malgré le soin apporté à la préparation de ces nouvelles éditions, leur mise en œuvre effective est susceptible de révéler des imperfections.
Merci de bien vouloir consulter : - la liste des clarifications et corrections répertoriées non encore intégrées dans l'édition disponible ; - le formulaire de proposition de modification pour signaler toute modification supplémentaire qui peut s’avérer nécessaire.
The two most widely used types of electronic chart data are listed below.
ENCs are vector charts that conform to the requirements for the chart databases for ECDIS, with standardized content, structure and format, issued for use with ECDIS on the authority of government authorized hydrographic offices.