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What is SCAMIN in ECDIS?

The S-57 characteristic known as SCAM was created to offer a method for managing multiscale ENC data and online generalization in the ECDIS. Scale Minimum (SCAMIN) values are assigned to each object in an ENC. This determines the display scale

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What is depth in ECDIS?

Mariners can define their own ship's "safety depth" using ECDIS. The value is set to 30m by ECDIS if no depth is specified. Deeper soundings are displayed in a less obvious grey; those equal to or more profound than the

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What is the safety contour in ECDIS?

The safety contour is the most crucial setting for displaying dangerous water zones, spotting isolated threats, and sending off anti-grounding warnings. The safety contour distinguishes between safe and harmful waters and is essentially an outline.

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What is the required training for ECDIS?

The Operational Use of Electronic Chart and Information Display Systems (ECDIS)" in the IMO Model Course (1.27), the minimum training duration is unlikely to be less than the IMO's suggested 40 hours, and a suitably qualified person should do competency

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What is S-57 in ECDIS?

The S-57 (IHO Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data) standard is used for disseminating digital hydrographic data to manufacturers, mariners, and other data consumers and exchanging digital hydrographic data between national hydrographic offices. It specifies the physical encoding of ENC

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What is the ECDIS three-colour scheme?

The mariner can modify the ENC's display colour scheme using ECDIS. Three separate colour tables have been developed to maximize clarity and contrast between features on display under the bridge's three main lighting conditions—Day, Dusk, and Night.

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