The S63 Module includes display of official ENC charts under S63 format.
S-63 charts are encrypted charts in the S-57 file format that respect all the standards set by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO). “S-63” Refers to the encryption standard under which the charts are protected.
Advantages of S-63 charts:
- S-63 charts are encrypted, this ensures that all the information is 100% correct and approved by the International Marine Organization.
- S-63 charts can only be read by its licensed owners. Thus, the encryption prevents them from being pirated.
- The encryption guarantees that that they have not been tampered with and that the information is completely accurate.
- S-63 charts support Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and by meeting all the required standards, guarantees maximum security onboard.