NAVTOR globalizes ENC coverageSep 27, 2012 by Guest Writer
NAVTOR announced a distribution agreement with the UKHO (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office) for the supply of the Admiralty vector chart service as well as package of Admiralty Digital Publications.
“NAVTOR employees have extensive experience in serving the maritime market with electronic charts and understand that, in the future, ENCs will be the only option for the shipping industry to meet the requirement of using authorized electronic charts,” said Tor A. Svanes, NAVTOR managing director. “When we launched our innovative ENC service in the first quarter of 2012, it was a major contributor to the simplification of ordering, licensing, updating and, importantly, administration of the ENC chart portfolio. Up to now, the market has been slow to begin to use ENCs, primarily due to today’s cumbersome solutions. However, as soon as we had proved how easy the ENCs were for the navigators to handle, we experienced a swift uptake of our service.”
ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) will be the central navigation console aboard ships when IMO compliance begins.
For more visit www.navtor.no.
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