ADMIRALTY Gateway is retiring: Here's what you need to know

The Announcement  As mentioned in previous announcements, The UKHO has decided to permanently withdraw all versions of their ADMIRALTY Gateway and...

What is an Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC)?

The rise of ECDIS has changed the world of sailing forever. However, these systems are only hardware. They rely on quality Electronic Navigational ...

Main Principles of the Passage Planning Process to Know

A good passage plan is the key to safe and successful voyages. Before sailing, mariners need to understand the underlying principles of the passage...

How to Create a Passage Plan Report in SPICA

The passage planning process can be long, complicated, and very tedious work for the ship's navigator. Learn the step by step process on how to cre...

What is an ECDIS? All About the Electronic Chart Display and Information System

Ships implementing the Electronic Chart Display and Information System has revolutionized e-navigation. If you're new to the maritime industry, you...

How to Order, Download, and Update ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications (AENP) in SPICA

Mariners sailing on SOLAS class vessels are required by IMO and flag state authorities to carry all necessary nautical publication...

New ECDIS Cyber Security Regulations & Requirements Coming Soon

As the maritime industry continues to grow and ECDIS software is linked to parties involved through ship’s communications, this creates higher risk...