MIN 442 Training for using ECDIS as the primary means of navigation

Explains the training acceptable for masters and deck officers of vessels using electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS).

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MIN 442 has been replaced by MIN 503


MIN 442 Training for ECDIS as primary means of navigation

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This MIN has been replaced by MIN 503 (M)

This notice is for all:

  • ship owners
  • masters
  • deck officers


  • merchant and fishing vessels
  • commercially and privately operated yachts and sail training vessels

and those concerned with maritime training.

Published 31 August 2012