The book outlines the history and development of digital navigation, as well as providing detailed explanations of electronic charts and operating systems, supplemented by over 500 helpful screenshots and colour images to guide readers every step of the way.Also included is a CD-ROM containing an ENC Chart Symbol Guide and reference documents concerning ECDIS issued by the IMO and flag States.Transas offers high-resolution weather forecasts from well-renowned Meteo Group.The weather is normally supplied with other data directly from the Transas Chart Server for route optimization in Navi-Planner.
Charts and Navigation C-Map has developed innovative, streamlined solutions for delivering chart data and critical navigational information.
All of our chart services can be integrated with DNV-recognized weather forecasts, piracy activity updates and Temporary and Preliminary Nt Ms.
This helps shipping companies comply with mandated regulations and allows vessels to take the safest and most economical routes possible.
If Navi-Planner is not used onboard, the SPOS® program can provide route optimization and weather prediction.
Transas helps you to prepare for the move towards paperless navigation.
In recent years, mariners have turned to Google Earth and unauthorized charting programs on their laptop to obtain the waypoints needed to calculate basic distances and fuel usage figures.