Transas license updating help
This coverage includes 4,000 of the biggest ports worldwide, of which we offer unique coverage for over 100.
All AVCS customers are supplied with weekly electronic updates via internet download, email or disc - ensuring that bridge crews and shore-based teams have access to complete and up-to-date information.
Please see the Specifications tab for a list of systems that are also compatible with the ADMIRALTY Information Overlay.
Find out more about ECDIS compatibility here For maximum convenience, AVCS ENCs can be ordered in predefined transit, regional or port folios (groupings of ENCs).
If you are interested in finding out more about AVCS, please contact your preferred chart agent or visit the find a chart agent page to locate your closest distributor.
Find an ADMIRALTY Chart Agent The ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) provides the widest official ENC coverage available, enabling ships to navigate on ECDIS for the entirety of most major routes on a single chart service.
Below you'll find information to help you update AVCS.
This includes links to the AVCS Online Updating Service software, as well as cancelled and replaced folios.
To obtain AVCS updates via the Internet, you can use our public FTP website with the following login credentials (the username and password details are case sensitive).
This certificate can be used for local inspections and confirms that all Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) in AVCS satisfy the chart carriage requirements of SOLAS Chapter V.
AVCS meets the latest mandated data protection standard from the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), which helps to reduce the risk of both data piracy and the distribution of unofficial, dangerous data to mariners.
The ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) is the world’s leading official digital maritime chart service, with over 15,800 official Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs) to help bridge crews navigate safely and efficiently whilst meeting flag and port State requirements.
Once you’ve chosen AVCS we can offer you guidance to help you get the most from the service.