BV OKs Transas ECDIS

Friday, August 31, 2001
French classification society Bureau Veritas (BV) issued a type approval certificate for the Navi-Sailor 2400 ECDIS from Transas Marine. The certification procedures resulted in the full acceptance of the similar type approval, which was given to the Transas ECDIS in October 1999 and became the world's first internationally recognizd approval for this type of product. Navi-Sailor 2400 ECDIS is capable of displaying S-57 official charts published by national Hydrographic Offices, ARCS by UKHO, TX-97 charts in the Transas proprietary format and several other electronic chart databases. To date, Navi-Sailor navigational software and hardware are used onboard more than 4,500 vessels around the globe. The Transas product range for onboard systems includes customized solutions for commercial, fishing, leisure and naval shipping markets.

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