ECDIS Procedures Guide Vol 1 and 2, 2022-2023 Edition
2022 - 2023
ECDIS Procedures Guide Volume 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 contains all ECDIS navigation principles, standards, documentation compliance and PSC preparation. All recommendations are designed to accompany a ship’s safety management system (SMS). Type Specific Information Volume 2 introduces Type Specific ECDIS Quick Reference Guides. These enable navigators to quickly identify the differences between systems, and improve familiarisation.
This new edition features two publication volumes presented in a slipcase. ECDIS Procedures Guide 2022–2023 Edition Volume 1 It is vital that all ships carrying ECDIS have installed and understand the latest updates and requirements. This title provides a framework, as well as supporting background information and checklists, to aid officers in fulfilling STCW requirements. It helps companies implement best practice in the use of ECDIS on board their ships. The 2022–2023 edition has been updated to include the latest ECDIS sensor configurations, with flowcharts offering a visual aid to assist in the event of failure. A new section on route planning has been updated to include clear instructions on producing a safe passage plan. Volume 1 also features updated navigation audit observations and non-conformities found on ECDIS, including the recent flag State Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) results. The latest ‘Top 20’ ECDIS questions have been added, which reflect on the observations and incident findings between 2018 and 2022. Type Specific Information 2022–2023 Volume 2 This edition includes Type Specific ECDIS Quick Reference Guides to help the navigator identify the functional differences between systems and increase the speed of familiarisation. These Guides include a specific reference to each system’s latest software version, which all ships should adhere to. The Guides include the latest standards required on board, concentrating on the latest typical ECDIS configurations of sensors at sea, and the list of sensors now available for integration.