19 April 2017
ECDIS upgrade to meet with new standards
Dear valued customers
We thank you very much for your usual patronage, support and cooperation. IHO (International Hydrographic Organization) Standard S-52 has been revised from Ed.6.0 to Ed.6.1.0, as well as S-52 Annex A Presentation library from Ed.3.4 to Ed.4.0. IMO announced that ECDIS should support the new standards by Aug. 31st, 2017.
Herewith we announce our actions for these new standards as followings.
1.Required action for JRC ECDIS.
|Model||Action plan||Product Serial number|
|Old processing unit||Processing unit replacement is required due to unsatisfactory performance, and software upgrade to meet these new standards.||KExxxxx or KFxxxxx|
|New processing unit||Software upgrade to meet these new standards.||KGxxxxx|
Capable and meeting with new standards after upgrading to new software.
2.Contents of new standards
Revised IHO standard
|S52-Specification for Chart Control and Display Aspects of ECDIS||Ed.6.0||Ed.6.1.0||Changing of alarm procedure/display for chart symbols|
|S52-Annex A Presentation Library(PL)||Ed.3.4||Ed.4.0||Changing of drawing procedure for chart symbols
Adding new chart symbols and changing of display category
3.JRC action schedule
We start upgrade on 13th day of April, 2017. For modification available location, fee/cost and other details, please contact with our sales agent in your region.
For further information: please contact
[Hokkaido] Hokkaido Regional Branch TEL:+81-11-261-8339 FAX:-+81-11-261-3879
[Tohoku] Tohoku Regional Branch TEL:+81-22-781-6173 FAX:+81-22-299-6261
[Kantou] Marine Business Department Domestic Sales Division TEL:+81-3-6832-1807 FAX:+81-3-6832-1844
[Kansai] Kansai Regional Branch TEL:+81-6-6344-1633 FAX:+81-6-6344-1681
[Kyushu] Kyushu Regional Branch TEL:+81-92-262-2141 FAX:+81-92-262-2161
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