Saltwater Stone – Feb 20, 2017 11:23 GMT- C-MAP, a leading supplier of digital navigation products into the maritime market, has been appointed by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) as an official ADMIRALTY Digital Distributor and SENC Service Provider.
Following this appointment, C-MAP, will now supply ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS), C-MAP ADMIRALTY ENC Service (CAES), ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) and Electronic Nautical Publications (e-NPs) through its global network of offices and distributors.
AVCS – the world’s leading ENC Service – will be provided by C-MAP in both traditional S-63 format and in the time and cost efficient DNV certified SENC data compression format. Named C-MAP ADMIRALTY ENC Service (CAES), the new service is complementary to other C-MAP services including Weather, Piracy and Professional+ (Pro+) chart data.
Egil Aarstad, CEO of C-MAP commented, “We are intent on reinforcing our position as a supplier of choice. Through this arrangement with the UKHO we have expanded our range of digital offerings and can now supply varying data formats for many products from the industry’s biggest suppliers. Customers can now benefit from a number of innovative licensing solutions for navigational data which will assist in meeting their obligations for safe navigation. We are confident that our new relationship with the UKHO will be of considerable benefit to many of the world’s ship owners”.
As a global distributor for ADMIRALTY digital products, C-MAP strengthens its position as the cost effective and flexible provider of navigational products for safe and smart shipping.
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) provides hydrographic and geospatial data to mariners and maritime organisations across the world. The UKHO’s market-leading portfolio of ADMIRALTY Maritime Products & Services is found on over 90% of the world’s ships trading internationally. The UKHO’s portfolio provides the most comprehensive range of SOLAS-compliant charts, publications and digital services to keep crews, cargo and ships safe.
C-MAP is a world-leading provider of marine information with products ranging from electronic navigational charts to fleet management, vessel and voyage optimization. C-MAP offers the world’s largest marine navigation digital chart database, helping customers to address the complexity of maritime operations through integrated, intelligent information systems.