Official U.S. ENCs (NOAA) Optimized for ECDIS Use
Wednesday, August 13, 2003
ChartWorld (Hamburg) has started a new product line
under the slogan "Chartworld - pure energy for your ECDIS" at 15th
August. As a first step official ENCs from NOAA are optimised for the
ECDIS user and offered as a choice of IHO S-63 (formerly known as PRIMAR
encryption) or directENC (SevenCs SENC format that is type-approved
ChartWorld took all offered NOAA ENCs and tied it to 3 areas - US Coast
East, US Coast West and US Coast Caribbean - or as a whole package - US
They were offered at a low reasonable service charge of Euro 99,- per
area or Euro 229,- complete, as icing on the cake, offered at the
Introductory Price of Euro 199,- until 30th September 2003.
Additionally Update Services are offered at a monthly or quarterly base.
Optional Subscription Services for a yearly renewal are available.
As far as NOAA close the gaps the additional data will be integrated
into these 3 areas and will be delivered automatically with the next
update or subscription without extra payment.