ELECTRONIC CHART SYSTEMS AND DEVELOPMENTS

Offshore Systems Ltd (OSL) produced its first electronic chart system in 1979 and a fourth generation system is under development. This paper reviews the latest requirements for an electronic chart or integrated navigation system. A brief review of OSL's original Precise Navigation System through to its current Precise Integrated Navigation System (PINS) is presented, along with some specific PINS applications. OSL's recent developement of a Shipboard Integrated Navigation and Display System, SINADS, that upgrades PINS, is then discussed and unique system features are highlighted. The enhancements and developments required to produce a complete Electronic Chart Display System (ECDIS) are summarized.

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  • Pagination: 6p.

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  • Accession Number: 00656345
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM