a) Incompatibility between the on board ECDIS and the update.
b) Lack of availability of technician in undertaking the updates; and
c) Updated ECDIS units displaying incorrect information.
1. The vessel operator has contacted the manufacturer/service company well in advance and service company/ manufacturer has confirmed that update or replacement of ECDIS unit.
2. The ship has been provided with charts and publication in compliance with the regulation 27 of SOLAS chapter V. OR
Confirmation from manufacturer/service provider of ECDIS that performance of the fitted ECDIS is maintained until upgrade completed and poses no risk to safe navigation and meets requirement.
3. Port state authorities have been informed.
4. Confirmation letter from manufacturer/ service provider of ECDIS along with document available on board.
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