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01 July 2017

UKHO 'Living with ECDIS' Seminars

Living with ECDIS requires a ship manager and the ship's officers to be constantly aware of changes in le​gal requirements and maintenance issues. ADMIRALTY 'Living with ECDIS' Seminars are designed to help understand these issues to ensure the individual and their fleet can remain compliant whilst getting the most from their ECDIS.

The seminar will benefit any person involved with the shipping industry including, managers, owners, ship personnel, regulators and auditors. There is opportunity to raise your real-world issues and challenges, ask questions and seek solutions whilst networking with other industry colleagues.​​

​Event location​Date of event​Registration details
Hong Kong, Hong Kong24 August 2017​​Register here
​London, UK  15 September​ 2017Register here
​INMEX SMM India, Mumbai3-5 October 2017​​TBC
​Kormarine, Busan, South Korea           25 - 26 October 2017 ​TBC
​Kobe, Japan14 November 2017​​TBC
​Imabari, Japan15 November 2017​​TBC
​Tokyo, Japan 17 November 2017​​TBC
​Marintec China, Shanghai5-7 December 2017​​TBC

Legal Requirements - Training, PSC Inspections

ECDIS Maintenance - IHO S-52 Presentation Library

Chart Data Considerations - ENC ordering and updating

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ECDIS Management - ECDIS policies and procedures, cyber security


Led by Tom Mellor, each seminar highlights and discusses a shipping company's responsibilities in relation to the key topics above, with your questions and comments encouraged throughout the seminar.


Thomas Mellor

Thomas Mellor is the Head of OEM Technical Support and Digital Standards at the UKHO.

He is responsible for the UKHO technical programme, providing  consultancy t​o ECDIS OEMs and third party developers who use ADMIRALTY Maritime Products & Services in their applications. He is also heavily involved with the development and maintenance of International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards.

In addition to this, Tom is the C​hairman of the IHO Electronic Navigational Chart Working Group (ENC WG), leading on all aspects of ENC and ECDIS standards.

Tom has a vast amount of expertise’s and knowledge of emerging IHO standards S-100 and S-101, and took responsibility for drafting the first product specification of S-101. After a three year period working offshore in the oil and gas sector he came back on land and joined the UKHO as an ENC complier in 2003.