TADS is based on 100% official ENC data from the UKHO converted in SENC format and optimized for use on Transas ECDIS.
Since its launch, TADS has evolved into a complete set of data services required by mariners for voyage planning and navigation purposes, and today it’s far more than just official ENC data service.
Also, warning alarms can be created to aid avoidance of disaster i.e. ENC means the database, standardised as to content, structure and format, issued for use with ECDIS on the authority of government-authorised Hydrographic Offices. SENC is an acronym for System Electronic Navigational Chart.
TADS now includes Admiralty digital publications, weather services and Admiralty Information Overlay with T&P Notices to Mariners.
ECDIS manufacturer Transas Marine was awarded a contract for the supply of Dual ECDIS to ULTRAGAS, an ULTRANAV company and owner and operator of highly specialized vessels for transportation of Liquefied Petroleum Gases (LPG) and petro-chemical gases with years of experience in this demanding segment of shipping.
The two most widely used types of electronic chart data are listed below.
ENCs are vector charts that conform to the requirements for the chart databases for ECDIS, with standardized content, structure and format, issued for use with ECDIS on the authority of government authorized hydrographic offices.