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Electronic Charts

SIRM is official distributor of electronic charts, produced by the English Hydrographic Institute (UK Hydrographic Office), and reseller of the leading manufacturers of electronic charts, including C-MAP by Jeppesen.

The Charts Office of SIRM and our e-navigation experts, can assist the clients in the transition of navigation from traditional paper that based on ECDIS and electronic cartography.

Our offer is based on ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service solution – The complete range of electronic charts-electronic navigational charts (ENCs) produced by UKHO and other hydrographic offices worldwide.

The solution allows the use of ECDIS for navigation along the main routes in the world, all thanks to the presence of 13,000 electronic charts and 4000 ports. AVCS cards meet the SOLAS Chapter V requirements and is enable to receive weekly updates via internet download or email of all needed updates.

The cards are developed according to the standard S-63/S57, which grants the compatibility with the vast majority part of commercially ECDIS and respect data protection specifications provided by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).

The range of nautical charts is completed also with the solutions:

Purchase OptionsAdmiralty Information OverlayList of compatible ECDIS AVCS and AIODocumentation

The charts can be purchased in two different modes FOLIO and UNITS (paper to paper).

  • FOLIO – this is a geographical collection of electronic charts selected for a specific need of navigation and are designed for management of the most simple and economical cartography. Here are some examples:

Transit Folios – Ensure all information to navigate safely in a specific region without the need to buy charts of same detail

                AVCS Transit Folio Overview – Example Transit Folio (link)

Regional Folios - These are charts with very precise details useful for coastal navigation or regional level.

                AVCS Regional Folio Overview – Example Regional Folio (link)

Port Folios - These are the charts you need to approach a port. Typically in an oceanic passage you serve only the transit folio and port folio.

                Example Port Folios (link)

  • UNITS - Purchase of a single chart to satisfy the specific needs of the fleet and to ensure a precise coverage of a route.

The charts are provided with a license of use (permits) which allows the use for a limited time period of 3, 6, 9 or 12 months. All cards are updated weekly.

The Admiralty Information Overlay system consists of a digital data set (collection of additional information) meant to be displayed, in overlay on electronic charts on ECDIS systems and other Chart Display systems, to provide information for navigation more useful. The information provided is represented by Admiralty Temporary & Preliminary Notices to Mariners (NMs T&P) and provide a tool to improve the safety of navigation.

Here are some examples of how information is displayed:

Manufacturer

Model

AIO compatible ECDIS version*

ChartWorld

e-Globe ECDIS

4000.10.207 ECDIS Kernel v 5.12

Consilium

ECDIS

S-ECDIS

4.5.4.27

10.2.xx

Furuno

FEA-2107

FEA-2807

FMD 3200

FMD 3300

6.21

6.21

All

All

JRC

JAN-701B

JAN-901B

JAN-2000

ECDIS application 2.02

Maintenance no. v56

Chart portfolio 2.02

MARIS

ECDIS900

4.5.3.16

Offshore Systems Ltd.

ECPINS 4000

ECPINS 5000

ECPINS-M

ECPINS-W

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

PC Maritime

Navmaster

7.1.0.20

Sperry Marine

VisionMaster FT

5.6

Totem Plus

Totem ECDIS

2.00

Transas

Navi-Sailor 3000 ECDIS MFD

Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS MFD

Standard, Standard+, Premium, Premium+

 

2.00.320.3052

 

Telko

TECDIS

4.7.x.23