ECDIS


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ECDIS

[′ek‚dis or ¦ē¦sē¦dē¦ī′es]
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Feng, "Based on ECDIS and AIS ship collision avoidance warning system research," in Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Intelligent Computation Technology and Automation (ICICTA '15), pp.
Finally, additional quality control of completed ENC cells is conducted in type-approved ECDIS systems to visually check the presentation of features from a mariner's perspective.
In addition, the UK's Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has accredited the ECDIS and ARPA (operational level) courses and associated certificates offered by the Abu Dhabi Ports Maritime Training Centre.
Since July 2012, ECDIS are scheduled to become compulsory on-board major commercial and government ships, becoming the centrepiece of integrated bridge systems.
"With the new IMO carriage requirements starting to come into effect, Ecdis is one of the hottest industry topics this year," remarked Grewal.
AWT's BonVoyage System (BVS), an on-board weather routing system, has been combined with Transas' Electronic Chart Display Navigation System (ECDIS) to help captains fully optimise their voyage planning.
At about 0826, he ordered the engines full ahead, despite the fact that the pilot was uncertain of his position, complained of a radar malfunction, expressed confusion over the ECDIS (26) symbology and had apparently lost situational awareness.
According to DBT head Jochen Rudolph, the deal is part of the company's strategy to develop a "new concept for integrated ECDIS and digital chart data services aimed at the SOLAS retrofit market".
The company now plans to focus on perfecting its 3D VTS technology and developing 3D products for global use by commercial ships, coastguards, and naval fleets, which will complement existing ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display Information Systems).
ENC have to be updated, compatible to Inland ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) and include minimum data needed for efficient use.