Snowflake Software has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to provide an open standard Geography Markup Language (GML) encoding and profile for a basic route specification S-100 based maritime data specification.
Italian shipping company Navigazione Montanari has signed an agreement to implement Transas’ TRANSERV programme for 11 vessels.
Jeppesen reports that it is now distributing official Electronic Navigation Charts (ENCs) for Malaysia, a recent addition to the company’s worldwide ENC portfolio.
SevenCs has introduced a new version of its ENC Analyzer, which implements over 900 individual checks on electronic navigational charts.
Jeppesen has announced that it is set to release its new OpenENC service, the company’s take on Pay As You Sail (PAYS) licensing for electronic navigational charts.
NAVTOR has signed a distribution agreement with the UKHO (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office) for the supply of the Admiralty Vector Chart Service, which will allow the company to supply ENCs for the global professional maritime market.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation's decision to take action to address operating anomalies with ECDIS has been welcomed by The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), which it hopes will help to get to grips with this “serious problem.”
The UKHO, via its Admiralty brand, has launched a series of new publications and training products aimed at assisting seafarers in the move to digital navigation, called 'The Admiralty Guide to the Practical use of ENCs'.
NAVTOR has announced the introduction of NavSync, a new system to allow the most up to date versions of Electronic Navigation Charts (ENCs) to be uploaded directly to an ECDIS from a USB device.
ChartWorld International has launched ACES, a new SENC ENC data service for ships with ECDIS or ECS navigation systems, based on the Admiralty ENC chart data set from the UKHO and using the SevenCs EC2007 Kernel.
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