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  • initialism nautical Electronic Chart Display and Information System


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  • Not only that, but the recovered ECDIS ECS playback provides an accurate picture of the QOTN connecting with Gil Rock and then veering off to port before coming to a stop.

    Archive 2008-03-01 Dave 2008

  • Note: A commenter has pointed out that QOTN was NOT fitted with ECDIS but ECS, a less functional electronic chart system.

    Archive 2008-03-01 Dave 2008

  • The Institute prides itself in providing an international teaching faculty with years of experience in training and at sea backed by the latest technology as teaching aids, such as full mission ship handling simulator, ECDIS, ARPA and GMDSS, steering and full mission engine room simulator. - Articles related to China re-engages Myanmar ally 2010

  • Notwithstanding, the actual watch on the bridge of QOTN did not meet the minimum standard laid out in the Canada Shipping Act for two reasons: 1. The 4th Officer was not qualified on the Electronic Chart Display Information System (ECDIS), a training endorsement required if the system is fitted, which it was Electronic Chart System (ECS) which would have required familiarity in accordance with company requirements and general practice requiring the officer of the watch to be familiar with all bridge electronic equipment; 2. The quartermaster was an ordinary seaman who possessed no certificate beyond that of Marine Emergency Duties.

    Archive 2008-03-01 Dave 2008


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