AVCS and ENC – Electronic Nautical Charts

Nauticexpo

Nauticexpo

CAIM is the official Italian distributor for the UK Hydrographic Office and reseller of all the major e-chart producers/suppliers. You can find in our catalogues all products from:

  • UKHO’s AVCS & ARCS
  • C-MAP
  • PRIMAR
  • TRANSAS
  • NAVIONICS

CAIM has a dedicated digital department trained in all aspects of digital products and services and experienced to assist you in the transition from paper to digital navigation and provide you with the most appropriate digital solution and technical implications; especially regarding the rolling timetable of ECDIS mandation and official ENC adoption on board that will begins in July 2012.

AVCS – The Future of Navigation

The Admiralty Vector Chart Service (AVCS) brings together Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) from national Hydrographic Offices around the world and new ENC coverage produced by UKHO in co-operation with Foreign Governments to provide comprehensive, official, worldwide coverage.

AVCS contains only ENC data that meets SOLAS Carriage Requirements for use within Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).

Over 2,200 Ports covered in ENC – all the majors and most common lines covered berth to berth and a global coverage that far exceed all other ENC services available in the market.

A flexible purchasing system allows to activate on board every ENC for 3, 6, 9, 12 months can also match in the best way all the needs of the Vessels also bringing a sensible cost saving for the Companies.

Sail Effortless with PAY AS YOU SAIL (PAYS)

NaviGate provides you the chance to navigate effortless, with the Pay As You Sail solution. The vessel will be tracked and will be provided with a full AVCS PAYS FOLIO worldwide license, where all the charts of the world are included. These charts will be installed on NaviGate and the Master will have to select the geographical area they need, not to burden the ECDIS with too much data. For further information, contact us

ADMIRALTY Information Overlay (AIO)

The ADMIRALTY Information Overlay (AIO) aids navigators at the crucial passage planning stage.
It contains ADMIRALTY Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners (T&P NMs) and ENC Preliminary Notices to Mariners (EP NMs) which highlight navigationally significant differences between ENCs and ADMIRALTY paper charts.


AIO can be displayed as a single layer on top of ENCs on the majority of ECDIS currently being sold, and also on back-of-bridge software, including ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station. All AVCS customers receive the unique AIO at no extra cost.