The Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a development in the navigational chart system used in naval vessels and ships. With the use of the electronic chart system, it has become easier for a ship’s navigating crew to pinpoint locations, and attaining directions are easier than before.
ECDIS - Electronic Chart Display and Information System
New version features pre-ECDIS route validation to make the route planning process simpler, plus enhanced voyage plan and NAVAREA Warning features
Keeping the Electronic Navigation Charts fully up to date should be a high priority for the ships’s bridge team to ensure safe navigation at sea. Find out how to keep the ECDIS fully up-to-date in the article inside.
ECDIS has no doubt been in many ways a blessing for ship officers as it has made their lives easy. Let’s take a look at some areas where it can be further improved from a user’s perspective.
Wärtsilä unveils its new Navi-Planner voyage planning and optimisation solution at this year’s Nor-Shipping exhibition. Developed by Transas, the new Navi-Planner makes use of the connected ECDIS.
Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) has brought a drastic transformation in ship navigation. Learn about the pros and cons of paperless navigation on ships.
An Integrated Bridge System (IBS) is a combination of systems, which are interconnected to allow a centralized monitoring of various navigational tools. IBS allows acquiring and control of sensor information of a number of operations such as passage execution, communication, machinery control, and safety and security.
The new digital program will help officers to become experts in the use of ECDIS over a shorter time by providing detailed guidance that covers 66 ECDIS operations to improve the efficiency of onboard duties.
The London P&I Club has joined forces with London Offshore Consultants (LOC) to produce a guide to the proper management of ECDIS on board ships.