Update Star includes support for many languages such as English, German, French, Italian, Hungarian, Russian and many more.
You can choose your language settings from within the program.
Users can import complete vessel inventory or manually select paper charts held onboard.
Navi-Planner 4000 then connects directly to the Transas chart server ashore to gather all outstanding Notices to Mariners within a few seconds.
Schröder-Fürstenberg also sees “problems” ahead in the tardiness of shipping lines in scheduling the training needed by their bridge personnel before the ECDIS 2012 deadline for vessels of more than 500 dwt.Object overlay on the charts have been updated to enhance visual appearance and improve user experience at lower scales.Previous toolbars have been removed and navigation controls added to the chart display to improve viewing ability.But there’s been no “full-ahead” response by some shipping companies to meet the 2012 requirement to switch from paper charts to electronic navigation.Besides not making a move to install the new computerized system, some lines and individual owners haven’t yet addressed training the bridge crews that eventually will use ECDIS.“It’s clear the shipping industry must fulfill the carriage requirement and there’s no doubt it will,” he said.