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UKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of major inspection campaignhttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/AdmiraltyPressReleasesLibrary/20170824_UKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of CIC.pdfUKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of major inspection campaign2017-08-23T23:00:00Z
72% of cargo ships over 20,000GT are ready to meet ECDIS Deadlinehttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/AdmiraltyPressReleasesLibrary/110717 - UKHO Press Release - AVCS ECDIS Press Release.pdf72% of cargo ships over 20,000GT are ready to meet ECDIS Deadline2017-07-10T23:00:00Z
UKHO launches three new Port Approach Guides for Singaporehttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/AdmiraltyPressReleasesLibrary/UKHO launches three new Port Approach Guides for Singapore.pdfUKHO launches three new Port Approach Guides for Singapore2016-10-27T23:00:00Z

 

 

ADMIRALTY Guide to Audits and Inspectionshttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/news/all-news/admiralty-guide-to-audits-and-inspections​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Produced by maritime experts at the United​ Kingdom Hydrographic Office, the ADMIRALTY Guide to Audits and Inspections​ identifies key issues which may be examined during any third-party inspection or audit of on-board ECDIS.ADMIRALTY Guide to Audits and Inspections2017-08-28T23:00:00ZADMIRALTY Guide to ECDIS Audits and Inspections<p class="admiraltyElement-P">​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Produced by maritime experts at the United​ Kingdom Hydrographic Office​, the <a href="/AdmiraltyDownloadMedia/Blog/ECDIS%20Audits%20and%20Inspections.pdf">ADMIRALTY Guide to Audits and Inspections​</a> identifies key issues which may be examined during any third-party inspection or audit of on-board ECDIS. This includes a checklist based on the <a href="http://www.imo.org/">IMO</a> ECDIS carriage requirement and Performance Standards, as well as explanatory notes that can help shipping companies to prepare for and pass ECDIS audits.<br><span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:1.3em;"><br></span></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P"> <a href="/AdmiraltyDownloadMedia/Blog/ECDIS%20Audits%20and%20Inspections.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Guide to ECDIS audits and Inspections</a> ​​​<span class="admiraltyStyle-pdf">​</span><br></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P">​<br>The guide also includes references to some IMO documents and <span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:20.8px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;">other ADMIRALTY </span><span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:20.8px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"></span><span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:20.8px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"></span><span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:20.8px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"></span><span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:20.8px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;"></span> <span style="font-family:"johnston itc w01 light", arial;font-size:20.8px;font-style:normal;font-weight:normal;">publications </span>which can be used to support compliance including:</p> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P">> ​<a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=6828029c-41f1-4124-bef3-6404266560b7&TermSetId=41e4d507-3ce2-45c5-9546-770d62bf0bc6&TermId=6fbbc1c7-2348-4a03-9975-f98b93078634" target="_blank">NP232 ADMIRALTY Guide to ECDIS Implementation, Policy and Procedures​</a></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P">> <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=6828029c-41f1-4124-bef3-6404266560b7&TermSetId=41e4d507-3ce2-45c5-9546-770d62bf0bc6&TermId=6fbbc1c7-2348-4a03-9975-f98b93078634" target="_blank">NP231 ADMIRALTY Guide to the Practical Use of ENCs​</a></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P">> <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=6828029c-41f1-4124-bef3-6404266560b7&TermSetId=41e4d507-3ce2-45c5-9546-770d62bf0bc6&TermId=6fbbc1c7-2348-4a03-9975-f98b93078634" target="_blank">NP5012 ADMIRALTY Guide to ENC Symbols used in ECDIS​</a></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P">> <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=6828029c-41f1-4124-bef3-6404266560b7&TermSetId=41e4d507-3ce2-45c5-9546-770d62bf0bc6&TermId=6fbbc1c7-2348-4a03-9975-f98b93078634" target="_blank">NP133C ADMIRALTY ENC Maintenance Record</a></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P">> <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=6828029c-41f1-4124-bef3-6404266560b7&TermSetId=41e4d507-3ce2-45c5-9546-770d62bf0bc6&TermId=9a507443-9225-4cca-881a-bdfbf06a7861" target="_blank">ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) user guide</a></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P"> <br>​If you would like further information on preparing for ECDIS audits, our 'Living with ECDIS Seminars' are also designed to provide guidance on the latest issues relating to digital navigation and  help you ensure your fleet can remain compliant whilst getting the most from their ECDIS.</p><p class="admiraltyElement-P"> <a href="/_layouts/15/FIXUPREDIRECT.ASPX?WebId=6828029c-41f1-4124-bef3-6404266560b7&TermSetId=41e4d507-3ce2-45c5-9546-770d62bf0bc6&TermId=815e7e6b-02e9-4b14-9d4c-e37150da40fb" target="_blank">Find out more about the Living with ECDIS Seminars >​</a>​​​​<br></p><p class="admiraltyElement-P"> <br> </p>
The New ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners Tracingshttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/news/blogs/the-new-admiralty-notices-to-mariners-tracingsOn the 10th of July we changed the way our Notices to Mariners Tracings are produced. This blog takes you through these changes to help you ensure your charts are up-to-date.The New ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners Tracings2017-07-09T23:00:00ZHow to update charts using our new Notices to Mariners tracings<p class="admiraltyElement-P">ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners (NMs) are designed to help you update your ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs) and ensure they contain the latest safety critical information.</p><p class="admiraltyElement-P">Our NM tracings are a key part of this service as they allow you to quickly pin-point the position of any updates and accurately apply them to your nautical charts. On 10 July we released a new tracing style that will make these updates easier to understand and apply to your portfolio of charts.</p><p class="admiraltyElement-P"> </p><h2 class="admiraltyElement-H2">How have the latest Notices to Mariners Tracings changed?</h2> <br> <p>We have changed the way we present updates on the tracing itself. For example, all information that needs to be inserted will now be shown in its exact position, rather than appearing in a box​ and arrowed in. Below we've included examples of these changes.</p> <br> <p> </p><h3 class="admiraltyElement-H3">Delete</h3> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P">All information that needs to be deleted will be shown with double strike through alongside a deletion symbol. Previously this information may have been boxed or hatched.</p> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P" style="text-align:center;"> <img class="admiraltyImage-contentImages admiraltyStyle-lightbox" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Blog%20Images/Tracings%20Blog/Delete_v01.jpg?RenditionID=9" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><h4 class="admiraltyElement-H4" style="text-align:center;">An example of information that needs to be deleted</h4><p>​</p><h3 class="admiraltyElement-H3">​Insert</h3> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P">All information that needs to be inserted will now be shown in its exact position on the tracing in relation to the chart. Previously this information was boxed, with its position shown as a small circle with a dot at the centre.</p> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P" style="text-align:center;"> ​<img class="admiraltyStyle-lightbox admiraltyImage-contentImages" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Blog%20Images/Tracings%20Blog/Insert_v01.jpg?RenditionID=9" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />​​​​</p><h4 class="admiraltyElement-H4" style="text-align:center;">An example of information that needs to be inserted</h4><p>​</p><h3 class="admiraltyElement-H3">Replace or Amend</h3> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P">Any new features will now be shown in its true position on the tracing and will be accompanied by the words 'in lieu'. Previously any information that needed to be amended would have featured a double strike though with new information arrowed 'in lieu'.</p> <br>​ <p class="admiraltyElement-P" style="text-align:center;"> <img class="admiraltyImage-contentImages admiraltyStyle-lightbox" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Blog%20Images/Tracings%20Blog/Amend_v01.jpg?RenditionID=9" alt="" style="margin:5px;" /> </p><h4 class="admiraltyElement-H4" style="text-align:center;">An example of information that needs to be replaced or amended</h4><p>​</p><h3 class="admiraltyElement-H3">Move</h3> <br> <p class="admiraltyElement-P">Any information to be moved will be shown in its new position with an arrow drawn from its existing position.</p> <br>​ <p class="admiraltyElement-P" style="text-align:center;"> <img class="admiraltyImage-contentImages admiraltyStyle-lightbox" src="/SiteCollectionImages/Blog%20Images/Tracings%20Blog/Move_v01.jpg?RenditionID=9" alt="" style="margin:5px;" />  </p>​ <h4 class="admiraltyElement-H4" style="text-align:center;"> An example of information that needs to be moved</h4><p> </p>​ <p>To help you recognise these new notations and use the new tracings, we have updated our 'How to update you Standard Nautical Chart' support films to include the latest tracing styles, as well as guidance on chart correction best practice.</p> <br> <p> <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLIyHcA-twBuNFDcas706D6vEsmXCTPKtU" target="_blank">Watch our 'How to update Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs) films >​</a></p> <br> <p>We also have a number of guidance documents that are available on the SNC page support tab and our Maritime Safety Information pages. These​​ include the Quick Guide to the Notices to Mariners Tracings and our overview of the latest tracing changes.</p>​ <p>​​<a href="/AdmiraltyDownloadMedia/NMs/Quick%20guide%20of%20new%20ADMIRALTY%20Notices%20to%20Mariners%20tracings.pdf" target="_blank">Download the Quick Guide to the Notices to Mariners Tracings >​</a></p><p> <a href="/AdmiraltyDownloadMedia/NMs/An%20overview%20of%20new%20ADMIRALTY%20Notices%20to%20Mariners%20tracings.pdf" target="_blank">Download our overview of the Notices to Mariners Tracings >​</a>​</p>

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UKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of major inspection campaignhttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/news/all-news/ukho-urges-avcs-users-to-check-ecdis-compliance-ahead-of-major-inspection-campaignUKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of major inspection campaign2017-08-24T23:00:00ZUKHO urges AVCS users to check ECDIS compliance ahead of major inspection campaign News
72% of Cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage ready for July 1st deadlinehttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/news/all-news/72-percent-of-cargo-ships-over-20000gt-ready-to-meet-ecdis-deadline72% of Cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage ready for July 1st deadline2017-07-10T23:00:00Z72% of cargo ships over 20,000 GT ready to meet ECDIS deadlineNews
We have the pleasure of inviting you to join our Living with ECDIS Seminarhttps://www.admiralty.co.uk/news/all-news/ukho-living-with-ecdis-seminarsWe have the pleasure of inviting you to join our Living with ECDIS Seminar2017-06-30T23:00:00ZUKHO 'Living with ECDIS' SeminarsNews