ECDIS Procedures Guide

Author(s) Mark Broster
Publisher Witherby
Date 2018
Pages 180
Format pdf
Size 32 Mb







The present thoroughly revised edition of the ECDIS Procedures Guide duly reflects all changes that recently took place in the marine navigation software. The author has addressed the critical menus as well as the alarms that require to be managed through proper identification of their significance. The publication provides a good overview of the observations.

The main objective was to provide industry with the updated and practically useful guidebook to the procedures that would be relevant to the major equipment manufacturers and take into account the latest regulations in the field of electronic marine navigation. As a result, the navigators who have familiarized themselves with the information contained in this guide will be prepared to the use of ECDIS installed on board their vessels.

The document gives info on the recommendations regarding the configuration of the electronic charts systems and its use as the primary navigation means. In order to be considered as being in compliance with the relevant regulations, the vessel should have the type approved system, provide the navigators with the proper and detailed training, be in possession of the sufficiently detailed data for the planned passage, consider any requirements from the Flag administration etc.

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