What is Electronic Chart Display and Information System?
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What is Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)?

Definition: As per IMO performance standard Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), is a navigational information system which, with adequate back-up arrangements, can be accepted as complying with up-to-date chart required by regulation V/19 and V/27 of the 1974 SOLAS Convention, by displaying selected  information from a system electronic navigational chart (SENC) with positional

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What is Marine Radar and How does it works?
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What is Marine Radar and how does it works?

“Marine Radar” Components, Working, Characteristics, Limitations and IMO Standards What is Marine Radar (Radio Detection and Ranging) ? It is an Antenna fitted on the monkey island (Navigational bridge), which rotate continuously to detect ships, landmass and Navigational hazards in the vicinity, it is an aid to Navigation by which we can determine range and

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