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Safety Depth & Safety Contour In ECDIS

Use of the Safety Depth and the Safety Contour in ECDIS Safety Depth: Value set by the mariner that is used by ECDIS to portray soundings as black if they are equal to or shoaler than the value and gray if they are deeper. Safety Contour


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