This course covers the basics of electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS). It covers how to interpret and use ECDIS displays, as well as how to input and manage information. The course also covers the legal aspects of ECDIS, including carriage requirements and chart updates.

The course meets the requirements laid down in 2010 Manilla Amendments of the STCW, specifically applying to Code A, Section A-II/I,Table A-II/I, Section A-II/2, Table A-II/2 & Section A-II/3, Table A-II/3 & code B, Section B-I/I2, Paras 36-66 & Section B-II. The candidates has completed training in the Navigational use & operation of ECDIS based on guidlines given in IMO Model Course 1.27.

  • Principal Types of Electronic Charts
  • Legal Aspects
  • Basic Navigational Functions and Settings
  • Display and Function of Other Navigational Equipment
  • ECDIS Data
  • Presentation of ECDIS Data
  • Specific Functions for Route Planning
  • Specific Functions of Route Monitoring
  • Status Indicators and Alarms
  • Sensors
  • Errors of Displayed Data
  • Errors of Interpretation
  • Risk of Over Reliance on ECDIS
  • Documentation and Voyage Recording
  • Updating Electronic Charts
  • Integrity Monitoring
  • Back Up Systems
  • Passport, CDC, INDOS & COC
  • 2 Passport size colored photographs

After successful completion of course, certificate will be issued to the participant.




5 days