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Electronic Charting System (ECS) means a navigation information system which is designed or adapted for use as a navigation information system on vessels not required to comply with Chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).

(Source: IEC 62376 Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems – Electronic chart system (ECS – Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results)

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