ECS

Electronic Chart System



Related Terms

ECDIS

ELECTRONIC CHART DISPLAY AND INFORMATION SYSTEM

An electronic chart system which complies with IMO guidelines and is the legal equivalent of a paper chart.

NAVSSI

The U.S. Naval version of the electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS). It is integrated with command and control, weapons, and other systems.

NAVIGATION SENSOR SYSTEM INTERFACE

The U.S. Naval version of the electronic chart display and information system (ECDIS). It is integrated with command and control, weapons, and other systems.

SENC

System Electronic Navigational Chart a database that comprises ENC data, ENC updates and other data added by the mariner that is accessed by, and displayed on, the ECDIS

ECDB

The master electronic chart data base for the electronic navigation chart held in digital form by the hydrographic authority.

ELECTRONIC CHART DATA BASE

The master electronic chart data base for the electronic navigation chart held in digital form by the hydrographic authority.

E.C.D.I.S.

Electronic chart and display information system.

SYSTEM ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION CHART

The electronic chart data base actually accessed aboard ship for the display of electronic charts. It is developed from the ENC provided by hydrographic authorities, but is specific to the shipboard system. When corrected, it is the equivalent of a paper chart.

ELECTRONIC CHART

A chart displayed on a video terminal, usually integrated with other navigational aids

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