These procedures provide recommendations that are designed to accompany a ship’s Safety Management System (SMS) regarding the use of ECDIS for navigation, route planning and at sea on passage.
Regulations require navigating officers to adopt and adhere to new watchkeeping routines and practices to support the use of ECDIS. The ECDIS Procedures guide contains a practical and concise framework with supporting information and check-lists to help companies implement best practice in the use of ECDIS. The ECDIS Procedures Guide contains information on:
- Use of ECDIS for navigation
- Use of ECDIS on passage
- Route Planning
- Chart Updating