Jeppesen Simplifies Routing, Chart Management

Posted by Eric Haun
Tuesday, November 26, 2013

NauticalManager from Jeppesen allows mariners to easily plan, generate and document routes using an ECDIS and onboard PC. It also makes it simple to create the reports required by port state control and class auditors for checking a vessel’s ECDIS compliance.

NauticalManager eases the bridge-side burden of ENC management by making it simple to order Official ENCs, review the chart portfolio and integrate temporary and preliminary Notices to Mariners.

NauticalManager was developed after ECDIS users requested a way to simply or automatically plan routes that are in compliance with the ECDIS mandate. It features automated route planning and chart selection – resulting in better voyage planning and less time spent managing digital information.

Routes are generated from a database containing thousands of waypoints, legs and ports, allowing a mariner to simply edit a recommended route and transfer it straight to an ECDIS. With NauticalManager, users also can create a semi-automatic route from anywhere on a chart.

The NauticalManager software can also integrate supplementary data layers that provide:
•ENC Notices to Mariners, including daily temporary and preliminary (T&P) notices
•DNV-recognized weather information
•Accurate piracy overviews
•Notification before charts expire
•Weekly updates of the entire chart portfolio
•Notification when new charts, weather updates and chart licenses are available

The ability to plan a route according to weather and traffic conditions and with the right charts can increase savings in a competitive shipping market, said Jeppesen’s product manager Geir Olsen: “If a ship is detained in port due to a lack of charts or outdated charts, expenses are huge compared to the almost insignificant cost of obtaining the charts.”

“In addition to charts, mariners and ship operators need products and services that improve safety and efficiency and save money. Outdated weather faxes directly affect efficiency, for example. Access to data about the latest piracy incidents is also crucial for maintaining security and international ship and port security(ISPS)levels in certain areas.”

To increase user friendliness, NauticalManager guides mariners through the process of route planning, chart selection and ordering and the downloading of weather forecasts. The solution also comes with instructions on how to keep a chart database up to date and how to export chart licenses to the ECDIS/ECS. Selecting chart updates is done at the click of a button.

The NauticalManager software is available to Jeppesen customers at no additional cost; users pay only for data, such as weather and piracy information and chart licenses. Piracy information comes through a subscription to Jeppesen Piracy Service, while a three-month trial subscription to the Jeppesen ENC and weather services is included with the software. This provides access to a global ENC portfolio, marine weather forecasts, tropical cyclone warnings and information about oceanic currents and ice conditions.

NauticalManager can be used on most onboard PCs through marine VSAT or other fleet broadband connections and also supports email communication protocol.

jeppesen.com
 

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

News

Glosten Acquires Noise Control Engineering

Noise Control Engineering LLC (NCE), a consulting firm for ship noise and vibration control, has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Glosten, Inc. a Seattle-based

Brent Crude Falls More than 7 Percent

Brent crude futures tumbled more than 7 percent on Tuesday, falling back below $50 a barrel as data highlighting China's contracting manufacturing sector revived

Gunvor Emerges as Winner in Rosneft's Jumbo Oil Tender

Trading house Gunvor, which has been selling assets in Russia, has again emerged as the winner of a semi-annual Rosneft tender, traders said on Tuesday.   They said Gunvor would lift from 200,

Marine Equipment

Total Lubmarine Resumes Full Service in Tianjin

Marine lubricants and greases provider Total Lubmarine informs it has resumed all services based out of the Port of Tianjin following the deadly explosions that rocked the port August 12.

Polymer Serves an Array of Workboat Applications

Workboats are built for a diverse range of purposes, but they all share the need for trouble-free bushings and bearings. Answering this call, Vesconite offers a line of low-friction,

Tankers to Require Stability Instruments Starting 2016

Lloyd's Register informs that new stability instrument requirements will apply to all tankers constructed (keel laid) on or after January 1, 2016. These ships will

Electronics

MarineCFO Unveils Endurance Software

Capitalizing on its 2013 acquisition by software firm VerticaLive, MarineCFO has announced a Fall 2015 introduction of Endurance, a cloud version of the MarineCFO Enterprise Solution.

Powering the First Electric Commercial Fishing Boat

The world’s first electric commercial fishing vessel will be powered by a Corvus lithium polymer Energy Storage System (ESS) integrated with a Siemens propulsion

MN 100: Baker, Lyman & Co., Inc.

The Company: A wheelhouse favorite for generations, Baker, Lyman & Co. is the oldest NOAA & Admiralty Chart Agent in the United States. New Orleans-based Baker

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3437 sec (3 req/sec)