Transas license updating help
The service is complimentary to the standard CD-based updating services for ARCS and offers quick access to the most up-to-date information.
Download the ARCS Online Updating Service software ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station is a voyage planning and chart management service that helps bridge crews to view, order and manage ADMIRALTY Maritime Data Solutions.
These electronic updates reduce time and effort spent making manual updates to paper charts and minimise the risk of human error.
ARCS is an RNC service containing digital raster copies of official ADMIRALTY paper charts, conforming to the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Product Specification S-61.
The ADMIRALTY Raster Chart Service (ARCS) provides raster chart coverage of international shipping routes, main ports and harbours in a comprehensive range of scales.
Ideal for both bridge crews and shore based users, it combines the familiarity of traditional ADMIRALTY paper charts with the precision of satellite positioning to support decision making.
The ARCS Online Updating Service provides immediate access to the latest digital chart updates for subscribers of the ARCS service.If you are interested in finding out more about ARCS, please contact your preferred chart agent or visit the find an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent page to locate your closest distributor.Find an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent ARCS charts display the same imagery and symbols as traditional ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs).Alternatively, for precise coverage and voyage flexibility, all raster charts within ARCS can be bought on an individual, chart-by-chart basis. Simply buy the licences remotely to access the charts you need.All ECDIS equipment must undergo a type-approval certification process to ensure it meets IMO Performance Standards for ECDIS.
Raster Navigational Charts (RNCs) are a safe and reliable primary navigation alternative under certain conditions and subject to individual Port and Flag State approval, for example where ENCs don’t yet exist (see IMO resolution MSC 86 (70).