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ISSN 2083-6473
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Associate Editor
Prof. Tomasz Neumann

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TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
Six in One or One in Six Variants. Electronic Navigational Charts for Open Sea, Coastal, Off-Shore, Harbour, Sea-River and Inland Navigation
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: In the paper the author tries to explain problems connected with utilization of the GIS (Geographic Information System) technology and more sensitively speaking its waterborne implementation, ie. the ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) technology and the electronic navigational charts (ENC) in the widely comprehended maritime (open sea, coastal and harbour) and inland navigation which the author does not limit exclusively to river-reservoirs only, but widens also for channels, navigable lakes and areas which can be defined generally as sea-river navigation areas. In the paper author presents the classification of the electronic navigational charts, primary functions and performance standards for electronic chart systems for open sea, coastal, off-shore, harbour, sea-river and inland navigation.
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Citation note:
Weintrit A.: Six in One or One in Six Variants. Electronic Navigational Charts for Open Sea, Coastal, Off-Shore, Harbour, Sea-River and Inland Navigation. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 165-177, 2010
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