Furuno and ChartWorld to co-operate

Apr 05 2019


Furuno and ChartWorld have signed a co-operation agreement to market the latter’s information-overlay service to Furuno ECDIS operators and owners.

ChartWorld Information Overlay, known as CIO+, is a data overlay shown in ECDIS as a user chart, loaded on top of the ENC.

 

CIO+ was developed to help the bridge team in voyage planning and execution. It is intended to automate the process of applying additional data in ECDIS by means of user-chart objects.

 

Oliver Schwarz, ChartWorld’s Business Development Director, said; “CIO+ is a great step forward to better and safer voyage planning. It makes a huge difference to crew efficiency and accuracy and can provide onshore teams with increased navigational oversight. Furuno’s support of the CIO+ service shows the strength of the software. It makes the information on their ECDIS better and gives the user a competitive edge.”

 



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