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WEND


Worldwide Electronic Navigational Chart Data Base An IHO concept, based on the set of WEND Principles, designed specifically to ensure a world-wide consistent level of high-quality, updated official E [..]
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SENC


A database in the manufacturer’s internal ECDIS format produced as a result of transforming the ENC. The conversion from ENC contained in the ASCII form to SENC in a binary form may be carried outsi [..]
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GLONASS


GLObal Navigation Satellite System A space-based, radio-positioning, navigation and time-transfer system operated by the Government of the Russian Federation.
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INTERREG


Inter-regional co-operation between regions in the European Union
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VTS


Vessel Traffic Services A marine traffic monitoring system established by harbour or port authorities, similar to air traffic control for aircraft. These use radar, CCTV, VHF radiotelephony and AIS to [..]
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VRM


Variable Range Marker A feature of radar used to determine relative distance to any target seen on the screen.
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VDR


Voyage Data Recorder A data recording system designed for all ships, and required to comply with the IMO’s SOLAS Convention, in order to collect data from various sensors on board the vessel. The in [..]
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TTM


Tracked Target Status Used to send tracked target information from ARPA to ECDIS.
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TCS


Track Control System Via a connection with the autopilot, TCS in an ECDIS controls that the ship’s GPS position follows a pre-planned track.
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SOG


Speed Over Ground The GPS system’s approximation of the ship’s speed in relation to the installed chart.
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