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Posted: Nov 18, 2019

Digital nautical publications – how to stay compliant

DNV GL has recently experienced an increased number of queries related to nautical publications in digital form. This statutory news explains what you need to know to stay compliant.

Many flag states have issued guidance on the carriage of digital products. Such guidance refers to the main computer and the backup arrangements provided on board. In any case, individual flag state requirements, which might be given, must be observed.
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Posted: Mar 23, 2019

ECDIS Check Cards

Attached is an update to the ECDIS cards inspectors received when attending the OCIMF ECDIS course that should be updated to May 2018.

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Posted: Aug 22, 2018

ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS)

Some useful guidance on the use of AVCS and the management of AIO T and P notices which is still often an area of confusion onboard vessels. Hopefully the guidance and changes to the system will make the process clearer now.

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Posted: Jul 10, 2018

ECDIS - Flag State Requirements

Useful links here direct to various flag state requirements for the installation and management  of ECDIS.

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Posted: Jul 10, 2018

T&Ps and ECDIS: considerations for deck officers

Standard ENC updates are applied easily via digital media, but the situation regarding Temporary and Preliminary Notices (T&Ps) is more complex. This article helps clarify the situation.

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