Despite the best intentions, the introduction of the mandatory Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) on ships in many cases has increased the workload for navigation officers. The reasons for that consequence are several. Poor attention to technical issues… Continue reading
How can your superintendents maintain control of the effectiveness of ECDIS and it´s Chart Management system on-board without knowing how it works? This is one of the key reasons of training courses for shore-office personnel.
Another important reason to… Continue reading
Rethinking ECDIS: New fixed rate and leasing services, inspired by the cellphone market, will change the economical conditions for use of ECDIS onboard fundamentally.
The key issue here is off cause that the provider is able to offer charts (ENC), digital publications, ECDIS systems, update and maintenance into one flat fee package. Only under such conditions you are able to have one flat rate… Continue reading
Many already installed electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) trace their product technology back to the early 1990s. Typically, ECDIS have been installed as part of bridge packages for ships as they are being built or retrofitted with equipment… Continue reading
The first move of ChartWorld’s current project is to offer all Norwegian customers a leasing package containing ECDIS, data, support, and a lifetime warranty, as the advertisement below shows.
Norwegian customers can purchase the product via ChartWorld International, which… Continue reading
I am pleased to announce that I have been awarded the contract to introduce ChartWorld’s products and services into the Norwegian and Scandinavian markets. As some of you know, ChartWorld ranks among the most successful, rapidly growing makers of ECDIS… Continue reading
As a part of the SIMRAD MARIS E900 product training, the NOLA (Navico Online Learning Academy) certification has been implemented. The NOLA certification is an Internet application where students can log on to take their exam. The examination is the… Continue reading
Today e-learning is a widespread method used for studies. A wide range of universities and schools, offer courses using e-learning with success. As I get much of my inspiration from methods they use, I am interested in products for performing… Continue reading
For many mariners, it is a surprise to discover that the ECDIS produces a high number of unwanted acoustic and visual alarms under specific conditions. The fact that the sound on these alarms cannot be turned off creates a negative… Continue reading
The mobile training set for eGlobe G2 ECDIS is a protective suitcase containing one laptop as the instructor workstation, up to three laptops as workstations for students, a switch, battery chargers, and cables. It is designed in such a way… Continue reading