Advantages of ECDIS
- Position fixing at required interval without officer of watch.
- Continuous monitoring of vessels movement is possible.
- Target in the vicinity also can be monitored.
- Chart correction can be done easily buy CD or other electronic means.
- Process planning can be done since info will be available on ECDIS.
- Progress of passage can be monitored.
- various alarm can be imposed such as off course, cross trade, shallow water, under keel clearance, CDC, TCPA.
- ETA can be worked out accurately.
- Anchoring can be done precisely planned since interfaced with ARPA.
- Current and leeway can be easily established.
- Identification of the target can be easily done.
- Chart scale can be changed at will.
- Info can be suppressed at will.