Overview

AVCS Online supports shore-based maritime decision-making

ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) Online is a shore-based version of the world's leading maritime chart service that is used on board most ships trading internationally.

Key features include:

  • AVCS Online supports shore-based maritime decision-making, such as vessel tracking, voyage planning and Accident and Emergency incidents; it is not to be used for navigation
  • Providing world-leading coverage with images from over16,000 ENCs across the globe, including all available scales just like AVCS used on ships
  • Similar functionality as ECDIS, including display controls and pick reports where you can select a feature for more information
  • ENC images are automatically updated every week, providing confidence that your decisions are made using the latest chart information
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Description

Watch our  film to learn how AVCS Online supports shore-based maritime decision-making;

How to buy

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How AVCS Online is provided

AVCS Online is provided through approved systems supplied by our global network of ADMIRALTY Technical Solution Providers. These systems include websites suitable for supporting shore-based maritime decision making.

How AVCS Online is licensed

AVCS Online is available to buy as a 12-month subscription which includes worldwide ENC coverage at an overview scale. Each subscription allows for up to five concurrent users within the same company.

Customers can then purchase more detailed ENC coverage on a chart-by-chart basis. Most ENC-issuing producers allow for flexible durations varying between 3, 6, 9 or 12 months. 

Where to buy AVCS Online

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact our authorised ADMIRALTY Technical Solution Providers listed below:

ADMIRALTY​ Technical Solution Providers

Email

Telephone​

Website​

Address

ADMIRALTY​ Technical Solution Providers

B Cooke & Son Ltd

Email

Telephone​

​+44 1482 223 454

Website​

www.bcookeandson.co.uk

Address

Kingston Observatory,
58/59 Market Place, Hull,
East Yorkshire,
HU1 1RH

ADMIRALTY​ Technical Solution Providers

Bogerd-Martin NV

Email

Telephone​

+32 (0)3 213 4170
+32 (0)3 232 6167

Website​

www.martin.be

Address

Oude Leeuwenrui 37,
B - 2000,
Antwerpen,
2000

ADMIRALTY​ Technical Solution Providers

Voyager Worldwide Pte Ltd

Email

Telephone​

+44 (0)1912572217

Website​

www.voyagerww.com

Address

2 Jalan Kilang Barat,
#06-01,
Singapore,
159346

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More information about these Technical Solution Providers is available on our ADMIRALTY How to Buy Page.

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How to sell AVCS Online

The UK Hydrographic Office sells AVCS Online through our global network of authorised ADMIRALTY Technical Solution Providers, who supply approved products and services to marine users.

If you are interested in becoming an ADMIRALTY Technical Solution Provider and selling AVCS Online, please visit the link below to find out more:

Find out more about becoming a Technical Solution Provider
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More information about AVCS Online and the application and development processes can be found in the information pack below:

View the AVCS Online Information Pack

Easy integration

AVCS Online uses internationally recognised Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards and internet-accessible Web Map Service (WMS) protocols. It can be integrated seamlessly into existing systems as a chart base layer with other data layers added. 

Sample our AVCS Online Discovery API

Before applying to become an authorised ADMIRALTY Technical Solution Provider you can sample, free of charge, the Web Map Service (WMS) capability via the AVCS Online Discovery API . You can access the Discovery API by signing up to our ADMIRALTY Developer Portal below:

Access the ADMIRALTY Developer Portal

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