Marine Software and Electronic Charts


Navmaster ECDIS is a long-established Electronic Chart Display and Information System, incorporating the input of many navigators.  It is fully compliant with regulations at low capital cost, minimal through-life costs and superior training & support services. It delivers clear functionality and ease of use in the familiar Windows interface. 

Flexible hardware combinations make Navmaster ECDIS easy to install in existing ships as well as newbuilds, from VLCC bridges to offshore support vessels.  Retrofit installations can take place within sailing schedules, backed by a complete after-sale training and support service.

Navmaster ECDIS v8 is type approved against all current ECDIS standards. 

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The latest Navmaster version is
navmaster ecdis atlas map chart


  • Advanced route planning & plan documentation
  • GPS, Gyro, speed log, AIS, ARPA, heading, depth, wind, Navtex
  • Easy chart install & updating via email or internet
  • Onscreen access to all main commands
  • Admiralty AIO, TotalTide & e-Navigator compatible
  • Voyage data replay for incident analysis
  • Autopilot control
  • Type-specific Familiarisation: onboard, ashore, via internet
  • Radar image overlay unit – simple to retro-fit
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Pay As You Sail chart option
  • Single ECDIS easily upgradeable to dual via network cable
  • Weather information/ routing: links to MeteoGroup’s Ship Performance Optimisation System (SPOS)


We’ve listed links to various ECDIS regulatory documents useful to superintendents managing the transition to ECDIS.  Let us know if you can suggest other helpful documents and we’ll add them

This draws together relevant guidance from seven previous ECDIS circulars into a single, consolidated document. MSC.1/Circ.1503. 24 July 2015

IMO clarifies the status of older ECDIS equipment.  MSC.1/Circ.1221. 11 December 2011.

MCA Guidance.   MIN 503 (M). (Replaces MIN 442). April 2015.

Irish Maritime Administration guidance on ECDIS training.  Marine Notice No. 42 of 2014. 17 July 2014

Extract from the OCIMF Ship Inspection Report (SIRE) programme.  March 2015

Graphic display of ship types & ECDIS deadlines.  UKHO table.

Nautical Institute paper.  November 2012.

Nautical Institute’s checklist for type-specific training programmes.  November 2012.