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16 April 2012

Important Notice : Software upgrade for Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)

To Whom it may Concern.

JRC would like to confirm that we have released software resolving the symptom of not displaying some types of wreck and obstruction correctly, which was initially advised on our website in 26 May 2010.

1.Objective equipment type

ECDIS, Chart Radar, Simplified Chart Display, Route Planning System, Navigation Workstation

The following software version equipment/model cross reference listing should be confirmed and the equipment will operate correctly. Please check the software version according to the procedure of the appropriate models' instruction manual on following list or contact a JRC service agent who can make appropriate arrangements for checking the equipment software version.

Type
Model
Software Version Maintenance Number How to check the software version
ECDIS´╝Ć
Route Planning System
  JAN-701B
  JAN-901B
  JAN-2000
  JAN-1186
ECDIS Application Ver.02.02
Chart Portfolio Ver.02.02
00000052A or later JAN-701B/901B/2000/1186, NDC-1186-4XX
How to confirm the software version
ECDIS
  JAN-701
  JAN-901
  JAN-901M
Eam 1.9.8.2
Ecp 01.07.00.1
2.6.0.5 or later JAN-701/901/901M,NDC-1186-3XX
How to confirm the software version
From 2.5.2.0 To 2.5.2.2
Navigation Workstation
  NDC-1186
Eam 1.9.8.2
Ecp 01.07.00.1
3.6.0.5 or later JAN-701/901/901M,NDC-1186-3XX
How to confirm the software version
Simplified Chart Display
  NDC-2000
Eam 1.9.8.1
ECp 01.06.00.01
5.0.1.2 or later JAN-701/901/901M,NDC-1186-3XX
How to confirm the software version
Chart Radar
  JMA-900B
Chart Radar Application Ver.01.01
ECDIS Application Ver.01.12
Chart Portfolio Ver.01.02
00000086 or later JRC Chart RADAR(JMA-900B/900M)
How to confirm the product model and software version
Chart Radar
  JMA-900M
Chart Radar Application Ver.2.27.0.0
ECDIS Application Ver.2.2.2.1
Chart Portfolio Ver.1.5.2.4

2.Action to be taken

If it is found that an earlier software version is installed in any of the above equipment, JRC recommends to upgrade the equipment to the latest software as soon as possible and the consideration of paper charts until the software upgrade to the latest version has been satisfactorily completed.

If anyone has any doubts or queries regarding possible software update requirement for the above equipment, again please contact your local service agent or distributor.

In accordance with IMO SN.1/Circ. 266/Rev.1 and IHO guideline, ECDIS software upgrade to the latest version is highly recommended by both IMO and IHO for the safety of navigation if an ECDIS is used as a means of navigation.

In addition further information regarding latest software is shown on:

Software upgrade of JRC Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) for ENC (Not Applicable for ARCS and C-Map Functionality)

For further information: please contact

Japan Radio Co.,Ltd.

Marine Electronics Business Department (Japan)
Tel: +81-3-6832-1812 / Fax: +81-3-6832-1845

Amsterdam Branch Office

Cessnalaan 40-42, 1119 NL, Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands
Phone: +31-20-658-0750 / Fax: +31-20-658-0755

Seattle Branch Office

1021 SW Klickitat Way Bldg. D, Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98134, U.S.A
Phone: +1-206-654-5644 / Fax: +1-206-654-7030

Greece Branch

223, Syngrou Avenue & 2, Tralleon Street 171 21 Nea Smyrni, Athens, Greece
Phone: +30-210-9355061, 9355661
Fax: +30-210-9355611