ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping presents individual chapters covering the configuration of ECDIS settings and each of the four stages of passage planning. It supports the operator through these critical stages in a clear and logical manner, providing a wealth of practical information and guidance.
This publication will assist operators to gain a thorough knowledge of ECDIS, thereby contributing towards safer ship operation/navigation and a more effective bridge team. It also encourages operators to practise the use of every function and technique available on ECDIS.
The Appendices include a series of ECDIS checklists, the IMO Guidance for Good Practice, areas for which special conditions exist, an illustrated list of independent mariner selectors, S-63 error codes and explanations, and objects associated with the question mark symbol.