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    ECDIS Safety Settings and UKC Management

    £20.00
    This booklet aims to provide a deeper insight into the principal ECDIS safety settings and provide guidance to ensure they are understood by the ECDIS operator. It explains how under keel clearance (UKC) should be calculated and effectively managed by the navigator.
    ISBN: 9781856099240
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    Published: July 2020

     

    Correct safety settings and adequate UKC is essential for safe navigation. However, as marine accidents and inspections show, ECDIS safety settings and UKC management is often misunderstood.

    The booklet provides a deep insight to clarify the principal ECDIS safety settings and provides guidance to ensure they are understood by the ECDIS operator to maintain safe navigation. It explains how UKC should be calculated and effectively managed on board ships. 

    The guidance covers topics such as:

     

    • Safety Depth

    • Safety Contour

    • Display Settings

    • Isolated Dangers

    • Squat

    • Tidal heights

    • UKC calculations.

    Worked examples are included across a variety of scenarios to help illustrate best practice.

     

    The booklet is intended to provide guidance for Masters, Officers, ECDIS operators and ship superintendents to ensure the ECDIS is used to its best extent on board to contribute towards safe navigation.

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    Published: July 2020

     

    Correct safety settings and adequate UKC is essential for safe navigation. However, as marine accidents and inspections show, ECDIS safety settings and UKC management is often misunderstood.

    The booklet provides a deep insight to clarify the principal ECDIS safety settings and provides guidance to ensure they are understood by the ECDIS operator to maintain safe navigation. It explains how UKC should be calculated and effectively managed on board ships. 

    The guidance covers topics such as:

     

    • Safety Depth

    • Safety Contour

    • Display Settings

    • Isolated Dangers

    • Squat

    • Tidal heights

    • UKC calculations.

    Worked examples are included across a variety of scenarios to help illustrate best practice.

     

    The booklet is intended to provide guidance for Masters, Officers, ECDIS operators and ship superintendents to ensure the ECDIS is used to its best extent on board to contribute towards safe navigation.

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