ECDIS Procedures Guide Part 1 has been significantly updated to reflect all the latest software, hardware, documentation, PSC/audit skill gaps and best practice procedures in ECDIS navigation. It includes worked examples from different manufacturers’ systems and highlights the advantages and disadvantages of incorporating AI in ECDIS usage. For many ships, this development will require a modernisation of current practices, which this Guide aims to assist with. All recommendations are designed to accompany a ship’s safety management system (SMS). Part 2 of the Guide features fully updated familiarisation checklists and key menu functions to be aware of when operating specific manufacturers’ systems. Part 3 – Type Specific Quick Reference Guides has been updated to reflect the latest software versions and functionalities.
This edition of ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping sets out procedures for the correct configuration of ECDIS and, utilising the APEM methodology, highlights best practices for passage planning and watchkeeping.
This publication has been written for personnel who design and deliver training programmes. It covers the requirements for Navigation Aids and Equipment Simulator Training (NAEST) Operational and Management certification, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA) training, and Small Ships Navigation and Radar training, set out in Chapter II of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended, and corresponding sections of the STCW Code.