Norwegian Charts Now Available

Charts produced by Norway's Kartverket (Norwegian for "Mapping Authority") are now available in the United States as print-on-demand charts as th...

New Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 2012

IMO has just published the International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 2012 Edition, which replaces the previous edition published in 1996....

NGA Region 8 Limited

Customers looking to purchase NGA charts in region 8 (the South Pacific Islands) will find a considerably reduced selection of coverage availa...

What e-Navigator Means for You

A number of UKHO distributors met with UKHO representatives in Baltimore this week to prepare for the launch of Admiralty’s e-Navigator. The system...

North American ECA Will Change Shipping Forever

This August, the US and Canada will begin enforcing recent amendments to international regulations for air pollution from ships. Under the new stan...

Class 4 isn't only for solids

When generalizing the 9 hazmat classes, Class 4 is typically described as “Flammable Solids,” which is actually a misnomer. Each of the three Class...

What are official ENCs?

ECDIS mandation is coming. On a rolling timetable starting in July this year, certain vessels will be required to use ECDIS as the primary means of...

Tricky Segregation Your Software May Not Catch

Your staff are trained, you've installed some expensive hazmat software, and operations are rolling along. Out of the blue, a load that your so...

NGA Regions 3 & 4 now unavailable

Customers looking to purchase NGA charts in regions 3 (UK, Iceland, Greenland, Western Europe in blue) and 4 (Scandinavia, Northern Russia in ...

All About Chart Scale

The scale of a nautical chart is a way to convert inches on paper to inches in the real world. It's key in determining the distance between two p...

4 Reasons Why You Need an ACEP

If you own a fleet of containers, you should have an Approved Continuous Examination Program (ACEP). Compared to a periodic examination program, an...

We're on the GSA

A portion of our products are part of our multiple award schedule with the GSA. US Federal buyers can take advantage of pre-negotiated prices and...