Electronic Chart Display and Information System

All ECDIS users should hold a generic and a manufacturer specific ECDIS certificate.

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    Info: Course duration is 3 days. A user, aware of the advantages and limitations of an ECDIS, contributes to safer navigation. He/she is, in case of malfunction, must be able to maintain the control of the ship and safely step down in the automated level of the bridge navigation system.

    Content of the Course

    The type - specific ECDIS training covers the following areas:

    • Familiarization with available functions including function keys
    • Familiarization with the menu structure
    • Display setup including own ship setup
    • Setting of safety values
    • Sensor inputs
    • Recognition of alarms and malfunction indicators and the actions to be taken
    • Route planning and validation of the route for anti-grounding and special areas alarms
    • Route plan tables and voyage plans
    • Route monitoring including analyze and act on given alarms
    • ARPA and AIS-targets
    • Obtaining information from selected objects
    • Logbook functions
    • Changing over to backup systems
    • Play back
    • ENC cell and ARCS coverage
    • Loading charts and licenses
    • ENC and ARCS updates, by CD and by MDS
    • Manual corrections
    • Updating of software
    • MBA (MDS), including chart management, weather forecast, tide tables, port database (Fairplay) and Voyage plan

    Course Approval and Certification

    GigaMare Inc.

    Target Groups

    Cadets, Junior, and Senior Deck Officers.


    3 working days

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