The ECC Blog

Our latest thinking on the issues that matter most to the hydrographic and maritime communities.

ECC - your maritime safety partner

Since the 13th century, the "nautical chart" with different descriptions of and for seafarers has been an important tool. ...
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ECC - your maritime safety partner

Since the 13th century, the "nautical chart" with different descriptions of and for seafarers has...

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The Benefits of the New S-101 Standard for Maritime End-Users

The new S-100 standard is under development, promising to support a wide variety of hydrographic...

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IHO S-129 - test proves situational achievements in maritime operation

The S-100 Demonstrator project proves in an operational test how new technology can be used in...

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Leveraging S-102 Data to Simulate the Port Approach of the World’s Largest Cruise Ship

Together with other maritime industry players, the Port of Stavanger and the Electronic Chart...

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SEAiq – An S-100 Data Trailblazer

As the S-100 era emerges on the horizon, promising to supply hydrographic and maritime communities...

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S-100 Data-as-a-Service: How the CHS Leverages the New S-100 Paradigm

With the help of the Electronic Chart Centre (ECC) and other industry players, the Canadian...

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S-100 Data – Not Only for Navigation

S-100 data can generate significant value not only for navigation but for the maritime industry as...

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S-101 ENC: What It Is, Why It is Important and When it Becomes Available

Existing S-57 based Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) will gradually be replaced by a new...

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Helping the Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) Leverage S-100 Data

With the help of the Electronic Chart Centre (ECC) and PRIMAR, the Canadian Hydrographic Service...

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How S-100 Data Enabled the Safe Port Approach of the World’s Largest Crane Vessel

S-100 data collected and made available by the Electronic Chart Centre (ECC) helped the world’s...

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Supporting S-100 Products in Navigation Software: A Call to Action for Marine System Developers

As the maritime industry enters the S-100 Decade, developing support for S-100 datasets and...

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S-100 Data: What It Is, How It Works and Why You Should Care

After decades of using S-57 data for navigation, a new generation of digital products and services...

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