50% Takeover PC Maritime

John Lilley & Gillie Ltd has acquired a 50% share in marine software company PC Maritime; 50% will be retained by founders and owners David & Anne Edmonds. The agreement exploits the natural synergy between the two companies. Lilley & Gillie (with sister companies DPM (UK) Ltd and DPM (Singapore) Pte) is engaged in chart supply and navigation instrument manufacture with worldwide distribution; PC Maritime’s core product, Navmaster, is a proven electronic chart system used by leading ship managers and owners. The combination provides a complete electronic navigation package of chart data, ECS or ECDIS software and hardware, putting Lilley... (read more)
2004-10-05 12:00:00

C-MAP NOAA ENC Distributor

From 1 December, 2005 C-MAP Norway has been certified as a NOAA ENC Value Added Distributor. C-MAP Norway is the authorised distributor of official ENC (Electronic Navigational charts) that holds the largest portfolio of official ENC data. With the latest contribution of ENC from NOAA, C-MAP Norway is now approved to supply official ENCs produced by 34 Hydrographic Offices. The DNV type approved SENC distribution of official C-MAP ENCs secures that chart data is easily and safe installed in the ECDIS or ECS. Further the C-MAP Real Time Updating service enable end users to update their official ENCs on line... (read more)
2006-01-23 12:00:00

Lilley & Gillie Acquire 50% of PC Maritime

John Lilley & Gillie Ltd is making a strategic investment in marine software company PC Maritime. Lilley & Gillie are acquiring 50% of PC Maritime, with 50% retained by founders and owners David & Anne Edmonds. The agreement exploits the natural synergy between the two companies. Lilley & Gillie (with sister companies DPM (UK) Ltd and DPM (Singapore) Pte) is engaged in chart supply and navigation instrument manufacture with worldwide distribution; PC Maritime’s core product, Navmaster, is a proven electronic chart system used by leading shipmanagers and owners. The combination provides a complete electronic navigation package of chart data, ECS... (read more)
2004-09-06 12:00:00

The Marine Charts Market: Long-term Evolution

Maintaining safety in the electronic era
Electronic charting offers many opportunities, but also many problems. Much has been and is said about so-called competition between official Hydrographic Offices (HOs) and private chart producers, especially concerning electronic charts. Fast-moving technology and markets and long production cycles mean that private companies and HOs need a continuing and prospective overview of markets. This paper presents a vision of the future based on both historical perspective and analysis of profitability and liability. Up until the eighteenth century marine charting was mainly a private business. It then became more and more obvious that commercial interests could not be relied upon for... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

A World-class ECDIS Laboratory

In September 2001, the University of Southern Mississippi, in conjunction with the US Navy, established an Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) Laboratory to conduct Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) on the capabilities and limitations of electronic charting systems, data, display and updating services required for US Navy and allied operations. To assist the Navy’s goal of fleet-wide implementation of an ECDIS-N capability by 2004, the ECDIS Lab is used to conduct quality control and testing of electronic chart products produced by the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) and other government agencies. Additionally, the lab is helping the Navy... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

ENCs the Only Route to Paperless Navigation

Is ‘dual fuel’ vector-vector the best way of getting there?
Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) are produced to the hydrographic standard S57 ed 3. In order to enjoy official status as ENCs they must accord with the product specification and be up-to-date, thereby meeting International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations for paperless navigation using an Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS). Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) are produced to the hydrographic standard S57 ed 3. In order to enjoy official status as ENCs they must accord with the product specification and be up-to-date, thereby meeting International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations for paperless navigation using an Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS).... (read more)
2008-01-01 01:00:00

Endeavour Professional & Navigator v5.3

HAS Systems Ltd has released new versions of the Endeavour ECS product range, consisting of Endeavour Navigator and Endeavour Navigator Professional. The latter caters for the commercial sector of the market. This version includes support for AIS (Automatic Identification System) data in accordance with international standard NMEA 0183 v 3.01. For the first time, both products now support parallel and USB dongles. Endeavour is traditionally installed on any off-the-shelf Windows NT/2000/XP PC or laptop. Both systems are well documented, with an extensive User Manual, ‘How to Guide’ and Release Notes in searchable PDF format. A comprehensive website at www.has.co.nz and... (read more)
2004-11-08 12:00:00

Aviation Module for SevenCs‘ Kernel Version

The 5.18 version of the EC 2007 software development kit (SDK) from SevenCs is available for both Windows and Linux applications. It includes support of Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED), ARINC 424 Aviation Charts and new development environment Visual Studio 2010 32/64bit. The EC2007 ECDIS Kernel assists OEMs to develop a wide range of marine chart display applications, such as ECDIS, WECDIS, VTS, Inland ECDIS, ECS, PPU, and tactical consoles. It includes over 1,000 functions for chart display, chart handling and navigation. It has been developed to reduce product development costs and risks and facilitates the effort associated with keeping... (read more)
2014-08-27 11:39:25

New SIMRAD Chart Systems

Simrad has launched a new Electronic Chart System (ECS) range for a broad selection of applications. The CS50 and CS60 series chart systems have been designed to fulfil various navigation needs, from full route planning on the go to fixed routes for high-speed craft, work-boats and super-yachts. The CS50 Series is primarily designed for operation on coastal ferries and high-speed craft and is available in two versions. The CS55 features a compact Simrad Marine Computer (MC) with up to four interface ports, while the CS56 version comes standard with a very powerful Simrad MC offering up to ten serial interface... (read more)
2004-11-08 12:00:00

Tender: Supply of digital cartography equipment

The Norwegian Navy seeks offers for the supply of digital cartography equipment. Bidding Type International Competitive Bidding Financier Self-Funded Description Tenders are invited for the supply of digital cartography equipment Short description of the contract or purchase(s): The Norwegian Navy has started a process to replace the chart systems onboard HNoMS Tyr and HNoMS Valkyrien in order to be fully compliant with IMO resolution covering requirements for paperless navigation. Both vessels have Electronic Chart Systems (ECS) installed today, which are planned to be replaced by fully type-approved Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) during Q2/2008. - Organisation FORSVARET-NORWEGIAN DEFENSE... (read more)
2008-02-18 04:33:00
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