This manual sets out essential skills and knowledge that are required to produce a safe passage plan and put it into practice.The four key stages of appraisal, planning, execution and monitoring are supplemented with sections on analysis, pre-sailing checklists and common ECDIS problems and their solutions.This familiarity, combined with accurate satellite positioning in an ECS or ECIDS navigation system, can improve situational awareness and help bridge crews to understand critical information at moments of peak workload and pressure.With over 3,000 official charts available, ARCS provides extensive raster chart coverage of international shipping routes, main ports and harbours in a comprehensive range of scales.Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) contribute significantly to navigational safety and efficiency.
You can find out more about type-approval and get advice on ECDIS implementation by talking to an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent.
If you are interested in finding out more about ARCS, please contact your preferred chart agent or visit the find an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent page to locate your closest distributor.
Find an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent ARCS charts display the same imagery and symbols as traditional ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs).
Click here for visibility of each individual folio’s coverage Alternatively all ARCS charts can be bought on an individual basis.
There’s no need for physical chart delivery – simply buy the licences you need remotely to access the charts.
The ADMIRALTY Raster Chart Service (ARCS) provides raster chart coverage of international shipping routes, main ports and harbours in a comprehensive range of scales.