Interesting news. I’ve had more than one person tell me that electronic charts had been officially allowed for years.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance Feb. 5 that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 01-16 establishes uniform guidance on what is now considered equivalent to chart and publication carriage requirements. Combining the suite of electronic charts…
Source: Coast Guard approves official electronic charts | Coast Guard News
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