Category: Crew

The top 3 techniques every yacht electronic engineer should master

Yacht-engineering is a job that requires a lot of skills. And one of the major tasks yacht marine engineers have to do on board is to deal with the yachts electrical system and electronic systems. This includes designing …

The top 3 navigation equipment every yacht must have

Yachts must have some sort of navigation equipment in order to find their way. The three most important navigation equipment are the chart plotter, the radar system, and the GPS system. All three of these devices can be …

What you need to know about ECDIS

ECDIS stands for Electronic Chart Display and Information System, which is a navigation system that uses electronic maps to show the position of the vessel. It can be installed on any ship or boat, and provides accurate information …

ECDIS Glossary

CoA Co-operation Arrangement. IC-ENC focuses its co-operation activities around a multi-lateral arrangement known as the IC-ENC Co-operation Arrangement. The purpose of this CoA is to provide a framework for strengthening international co-operation between HOs in the production, quality assurance, …

About ECDIS

The Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) is an advanced computer system that integrates Electronic Navigational Charts, Electronic Coastal Charts, Electronic Sailing Directions, Electronic Tidal Current Tables and other information. This system provides the safety-critical data to …

Answers to ECDIS questions

An Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) is a geographic information system used for nautical navigation that complies with International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations as an alternative to paper nautical charts. ECDIS is designed to enhance the …