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USE OF ECDIS IN RCDS MODE

All navigable waters are not yet covered by ENC data and vessel may be required to use ECDIS in Raster Chart Display System (RCDS) mode using ARCS / approved raster charts. If suitable ENC charts are not available from any source, then the use of

ECDIS

General ECDIS allows for monitoring of a ship’s position in real-time throughout the voyage and integrates information from GPS, Gyro, Radar, ARPA, AIS and other navigational equipments into a single display. It has several advantages over paper charts as listed below; Continuous route monitoring Continuous