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At the next AVCS Base Reissue the UKHO will be moving some United States (US) and Canadian (CA) ENCs to different Base folders on the AVCS DVDs.  As a result, ENC Producers will no longer be split across more than one Base folder, which allows for a more efficient production of AVCS exchange sets.

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Maritime security is an increasing concern for the shipping industry and security threats present real challenges to the entire global supply chain. In the years since SOLAS and the ISPS Code set out a dedicated statutory framework for the issue, a new security culture has emerged in the industry which has led to increasing understanding of the subject and best practices to mitigate particular threats.

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This 2021 edition of ECDIS Passage Planning and Watchkeeping provides best practice techniques and guidance on the use of ECDIS. It includes clear explanations of the configuration of ECDIS settings and the four stages of route planning, using the APEM method set out in IMO Resolution A.893(21). The text is divided into user-friendly sections, with attention drawn to operator guidance and safety critical information.
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