ECDIS Procedures Guide - 2024-2025 Edition COMING SOON!!!


The 2024?2025 Guide has been updated to reflect development of the ?6th Generation? of ECDIS. This new generation demonstrates use of AI in navigation, with automatic COLREG recommendations now integrated into the software. Dynamic squat and automatic UKC tools have also been added, with new routeing charts integrated to make AI generated route calculations more fuel efficient for ships. While there are many advantages to these technological advances, the Guide also outlines potential problems and procedures for best practice.

Volume 2 is entirely online and features and Quick Reference Guides for the leading ECDIS manufacturers. It also includes familiarisation checklists and key menu functions to be aware of when operating specific systems.

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It is vital that all ships carrying ECDIS have installed and understood 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.

The 2024?2025 edition has been significantly updated throughout, reflecting all the latest software, hardware, documentation, PSC/audit skill gaps and procedures for best practice.

New chapters on correct hardware setup, correct software setup, CPD scenarios and solutions have been added, as well as updates including:

? the latest standards of equipment and software updates, including the timeline of S-100 in use at sea
? ECDIS documentation and compliance in line with the latest IMO circulars and marine general orders
? known chartering issues, support and solutions such as CATZOC inaccuracies, EPNMs and ENC symbology
? new features such as ?Decision Support Tools? to optimise ECDIS procedures for 2024
? PSC/inspection administration and records including the latest data recording improvements
? the transition from NAVTEX to NAVDAT
? the top 25 ECDIS questions used at inspection and incident case studies
? ECDIS safety checklists for 2024.

Volume 2 of the Guide is available for download. It features Type Specific ECDIS Quick Reference Guides to help the navigator identify the functional differences between systems and become familiarised with the specific system on board their ship. These Guides reflect the standards required on board, concentrating on the typical ECDIS configurations of sensors at sea. This volume also includes Type Specific familiarisation checklists to be filled in by ECDIS operators, as well as annotated screenshots highlighting key ECDIS menu functions.

Witherbys Witherbys titles are developed using scripts developed by technical experts that are peer reviewed within work groups. Typically, they seek to improve understanding of the regulations, recommendations and guidelines issued by Industry. Witherbys staff have significant expertise in the fields of navigation and hazardous cargoes as well as in the presentation of complex subjects in a graphic and easy to understand manner. ECDIS Ltd ECDIS Ltd provide ECDIS training for over 200 international shipping companies and are the authors of multiple ECDIS publications including The ECDIS Manual, as well as the IMO 1.27 ECDIS model course.