U.S. Coast Guard Approves Use of Electronic Charts

Published on February 10th, 2016

The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance (Feb 5, 2016) that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 01-16 establishes uniform guidance on what is now considered equivalent to chart and publication carriage requirements. – gCaptain, full report

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