E-Nav Data as Evidence
By Michael A. Moore
The e-navigation revolution is making waves in more places than the bridges of commercial vessels – electronic technology leaves trails of data and has become accepted in courtrooms as evidence.
Most definitions of e-nav focus on the hardware – the use of an electronic display or ECDIS, that shows electronic navigation charts as a replacement for paper charts.
The US Committee on the Marine Transportation System’s e-Navigation Task Team shifts the focus away from hardware and states that e-nav is not about equipment, but about the integration of information.
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