The Electronic Chart
Digital navigation has recently passed a significant waypoint: The majority of all vessels on international trade routes now sail with ECDIS. Mariners on-board of ships carrying an ECDIS are required to take and pass certified ECDIS training courses. This book describes the fundamentals for the development of ECDIS and for proper use of its potential, functions and limitations as well as where ECDIS training can be achieved and how training should be organised.
In short, the reader will find:
fundamentals and the technical and legal background of ECDIS and chart data, general guidance on ECDIS use and good practice as well as general guidance on training and certification.
All information is based on the most recent standards of the IHO and IMO.
The Electronic Chart: available as a hard copy or ebook
Please note that the delivery time of the printed version may vary depending on the destination country.
Would you like immediate access? You can easily order the Ebook version here, and your download will be available straight away.
Ebooks ordered from Polestar Publishing can be read on the following:
– e-readers suitable for pdfs
– tablets and smartphones
– Windows en Mac OS computers
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