ECDIS Implementation

Since 2002 Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)  fitting has been available for vessels along with relevant backup arrangement as per SOLAS regulation V/19-2.1.4. This option has changed into a mandatory requirement (IMO Maritime Safety Committee in May / June 2009) since further amendments to SOLAS regulation V/19 made  the carriage of ECDIS mandatory on vessels engaged in international voyages.

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