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Steven Schootbrugge, CEO at ChartWorld International, discusses trends surrounding the development of ECDIS offering and the company’s ECDIS for Free solution.
Can you give us your top five digital navigation issues? Lee el resto de esta entrada
The risks of ecdis error and shortages in navigation knowledge were highlighted by the UK P&I Club. The marine insurance group said ships could be at risk if officers of the watch were not trained sufficiently in the use of ecdis and what to do if this key navigation aid fails. Lee el resto de esta entrada
Ecdis has been installed on around 25,000 vessels to allow owners to be ready for electronic navigation. According to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), 59 per cent of the 42,000 internationally trading vessels are now ecdis-ready. This is up from 51 per cent in May, meaning ecdis has been installed on around 3,300 ships in the last four months. Lee el resto de esta entrada
Industry prepares for new global ECDIS standards, training requirement Jan 27, 2016 04:18 PM BY GARY WOLLENHAUPT
The industry is bracing for updated standards for electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) that go into effect in August 2016, as deck officers face a training certification deadline by the end of the year. Lee el resto de esta entrada