ECDIS FAQs and useful links

 

We decided to make a post, which contains useful information on ECDIS. This will be a work in progress and we are going to refresh and add content periodically. You are welcome to click and check for ECDIS news here from time to time.

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

IMO Official Website http://www.imo.org
MSC 1503 ECDIS – GUIDANCE FOR GOOD PRACTICE 16 June 2017


Governments shall ensure that ECDIS equipment:

(a) if installed on or after 1 January 2009, conform to performance standards not inferior to those specified in the MSC 232 (82); and

(b) if installed on or after 1 January 1996 but before 1 January 2009, conform to performance standards not inferior to those specified in the Annex to resolution A.817(19), as amended by resolutions MSC.64(67) and MSC.86(70). 

International Hydrographic Office (IHO)

IHO Official Website http://www.iho.int
Current ENC and ECDIS Standards  
IHO ENC Coverage Catalogue  
S66 Facts about Electronic Charts and Carriage Requirements January 2018

Admiralty

Admiralty Official Website https://www.admiralty.co.uk
ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service  
ADMIRALTY Youtube Channel  

The Nautical Institute (NI)

NI Official Website https://www.nautinst.org/
NI ECDIS Library  
NI ECDIS Familiarization Recommendations  

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NOAA Official Website http://www.noaa.gov
NOAA ENC® – Electronic Navigational Charts  

List of ECDIS manufacturers.

Which you may also download from here.

Dalian LandSea http://www.maritech.cn
Danelec Marine http://www.danelec.dk
DMU China http://www.dmu-maritech.com
e-MLX http://www.emlx.co.kr
Furuno http://www.furuno.fi
GEM http://www.gemrad.com
Haihua Electronics Enterprise Corporation http://www.hhee.com.cn/enindex.asp 
Headway Marine Technology http://www.headwaytech. 
JRC http://www.jrc.co.jp 
Kelvin Hughes http://www.kelvinhughes.com
Kongsberg Maritime http://www.km.kongsberg.com
L-3 Navigation http://www.mapps.l-3com.com
Maris http://www.maris.no
Navico http://www.simrad-yachting.com
NavMarine http://www.navmarine.ru
OSI Nav systems http://www.osl.com
PC-Maritime http://www.pcmaritime.co.uk
Raytheon Anschutz http://www.raytheon-anschuetz.com
Rutter Technologies http://www.rutter.ca
SAM Electronics http://www.sam-electronics.de
Samsung http://www.samsungbaha.com
Sea Information Systems http://www.microplot.co.uk
Sodena http://www.sodena.net
Sperry Marine http://www.sperry-marine.com
STX Engine Co., Ltd. http://www.stxengine.co.kr
Telko AS http://www.telko.no
Tokyo Keiki http://www.tokyo-keiki.co.jp
Totem Plus http://www.totemplus.com
Trancomm Technologies http://www.trancomm.com.cn
Tresco Engineering http://www.tresco.be
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