It was produced in conjunction with the top 20 questions used for inspections designed by ECDIS Ltd.
It ensures that the officers are: The course takes between 30 and 60 minutes on average, and may require the seafarer to have direct access to their ECDIS to help answer some of the questions that they must all pass to receive their certificate.
This course was designed to ensure Officers are competent in the key operations of their ECDIS.
The course is specific to the ECDIS they have out of the 38 current manufacturers of ECDIS.
Once all officers have completed the course the vessel will turn `Green`.
The CHARTlink channel of KVH’s IP-Mobile Cast content delivery service will support delivery of chart and other data updates from Transas, a producer of electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) and a leading provider of electronic navigation charts (ENC) and data services.
To meet regulations, ECDIS must have up-to-date ENCs, but the process of updating these large chart databases via the Internet can drive up satellite communications costs while a vessel is at sea.
In some cases you can expect that port state control or vetting administration will verify if the crew is properly trained and has a sufficient understanding of the operation of ECDIS.This is the first of many steps envisioned by Transas for delivery of value-added data for shipboard use with the IP-Mobile Cast service.International maritime regulations mandate the use of ECDIS for commercial and passenger vessels.The course modules are: The training modules display the actual make and model, with the aim of highlighting the key menus and functions through `interactive visual aids`, which are activated by the operator and cross checked on the ECDIS onboard.On screen text is kept to a minimum as the aim of ECDIS ACAT is to provide evidence that the operator is competent in their use of ECDIS.