ECDIS Passage Planning
ECDIS Passage Planning provides clearly structured guidelines for safely carrying out voyage planning on electronic charts. Incorporating the fundamental components of passage planning while meeting the new challenges of using ECDIS as a planning tool, this book provides practical guidance to assist the navigator through the appraisal and planning stages
Published in full colour, ECDIS Passage Planning explains the process of using Electronic Chart Data Information Systems ECDIS while making sure that the fundamentals of the initial stages of passage planning, appraisal and planning, are complied with.
Commencing from the preliminary research, information gathering and system set-up , the book describes a process that ensures details are not overlooked, common ECDIS problems are avoided and traditional navigational factors are fully considered. Clear illustrations and valuable concise commentary support the focus on the practical use of ECDIS, including its advantages and the pitfalls.
Written by and for professional navigators, ECDIS Passage Planning enables a greater and more structured understanding of the systems, while providing a valuable well-explained check list of information that supports a consistent and considered approach
- Witherby Seamanship International