Having spent six weeks living and breathing these apps, I have come to the conclusion that the perfect one does not exist, but some are getting pretty close.
The well-developed user interfaces that app-based products provide are far superior to those found on most chartplotters and now, with NMEA integration, the all-important GPS fix comes from an external feed overcoming any accuracy concerns around using the GPS receiver built in to the tablet.
This coverage includes 4,000 of the biggest ports worldwide, of which we offer unique coverage for over 130.
All AVCS customers are supplied with weekly electronic updates via internet download, email or disc - ensuring that bridge crews and shore-based teams have access to complete and up-to-date information.
Radar echo image overlay is available in the FEA-2107/2807.The first step is to determine the effect on your fleet, when your vessels have to be ready to comply with the new carriage requirement.From 2012 onwards to 2018 all IMO vessels over 10,000 GT on top of other vessel types specified in the table below are requested to install and operate ECDIS.The ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) is the world’s leading digital maritime chart service, with over 15,750 official Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) to help bridge crews navigate safely and efficiently whilst meeting Flag and Port State requirements.Key features of AVCS include: Once you’ve chosen AVCS we can offer you guidance to help you get the most from the service.I have selected a mix of seven navigation apps specifically focussing on new updates and innovative developments, but also with my eye on what our basic requirements for a good navigational app should be.