CAIM is the official distributor for the UK Hydrographic Office and reseller of all the major e-chart producers/suppliers
• UKHO’s AVCS & ARCS
CAIM has a dedicated digital department, available 24/7, trained in all aspects of digital products and services and experienced to assist you in the transition from paper to digital navigation and provide you with the most appropriate digital solution and technical implications.
The Admiralty Vector Chart Service (AVCS) brings together Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) from national Hydrographic Offices around the world and new ENC coverage produced by UKHO in co-operation with Foreign Governments to provide comprehensive, official, worldwide coverage.
AVCS contains only ENC data that meets SOLAS Carriage Requirements for use within Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS).
A flexible purchasing system allows to activate on board every ENC for 3, 6, 9, 12 months can also match in the best way all the needs of the Vessels also bringing a sensible cost saving for the Companies.
The ADMIRALTY Information Overlay (AIO) aids navigators at the crucial passage planning stage. It contains ADMIRALTY Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners (T&P NMs) and ENC Preliminary Notices to Mariners (EP NMs) which highlight navigationally significant differences between ENCs and ADMIRALTY paper charts.
AIO can be displayed as a single layer on top of ENCs on the majority of ECDIS currently being sold, and also on back-of-bridge software, including ADMIRALTY e-Navigator Planning Station. All AVCS customers receive the unique AIO at no extra cost.
Pay As You Sail (PAYS) service gives you access to all the ENCs free of charge for planning purposes.
You will for ENCs used, based on the tracking of the vessel. Sail Effortless with PAYS!
Enhance the PAYS service with NaviGate.
ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) are computer-based applications of the UKHO’s market-leading paper-based nautical reference guides – ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications. They contain the same information as their paper equivalents, and are widely accepted as meeting SOLAS carriage requirements. The range of products is completed by ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications (AENPs), which are official ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications available as e-books. Easy to use and update, they bring improved efficiency, accuracy and access to information bridge officers need.
IMO Publications range includes Conventions, Codes, Regulations, Recommendations and Guidelines published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Compulsory titles and Guidelines are for example , IMDG Code, SOLAS, ISPS Code, STCW Code, MARPOL, IAMSAR Manuals I, II, III , Ship’s Routeing, GMDSS manual and many more. More than 200 titles from IMO available in English, French, Spanish and Chinese and in digital format through the e-Reader Program called “IMO Bookshelf”.
Witherny’s is the leading publisher in regards of marine training, reference and regulatory materials and specialist books and publications for the shipping industry. Publisher of ISGOTT, Ship to Ship Transfer Guide and many other manuals Witherby’s supplies digital format of its publications through the Seamenship Library. IMO publications can be displayed on this platform as well.