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 ...

NOAA Announces The End Of Production For Paper Nautical Charts

“These chart backup files will look somewhat different than traditional paper nautical charts, but will provide a similar functionality…” – NOAA ...

NOAA encourages mariners to use ENC latest updates

NOAA released latest updates and other advantages that mariners can benefit from. Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC) are the main nautical chart ...

Reaching New Heights

 NOAA scientists are transforming how to measure accurate heights and how we can understand the water flows beyond the ground. Errors and inaccura...

NOAA joins forces with Port Miami to safely bring in larger cargo ships

  The Challenge As vessels come near the port in Miami, they face a particular challenge: strong currents from the Gulf Stream run perpendicular ...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Raster Navigational Chart (RNC) Tile Service exhibits first Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC)-only product

  What is the NOAA RNC Tile Service? The NOAA RNC Tile Service delivers standardized nautical chart tilesets for the public. The Tile Service ter...