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Admiralty Digital Charts - Updating

Updates to all Admiralty digital charts are available free of charge over the internet

There are several different options that suit different types of users. Admiralty offers all of these update methods free of charge to let the user select the most convenient for their situation.

Those who wish to create their own copies of Admiralty update media physical media may do so. This includes the ability to download and burn your own copies of Admiralty base and update disks. 

By downloading your updates via the internet you are free to move these to an ECDIS using which ever media you see fit. For some this may be using USB data drives or alike and choose not to keep selection of physical media such as disks.

Downloading your own media when required means that the mariner can take full control over what they choose to consume, and how they move and store this data.

ENC updates

The UKHO has made it easier to download the weekly updates to their official electronic charts  via their new website.  Further information can be found at this link

Installation guides for various ECDIS manufacturers can be found at this link.

Admiralty Vector Chart Service Online Updating Service:

Our AVCS updating service (previously known as EOUS) is a desktop application that allows users to download updates in packages tailored to their ENC holdings.

Admiralty Raster Chart Service Online Updating Service:

Our ARCS updating service (previously known as AOUS) is a desktop application that allows users to download updates in packages tailored to their chart holdings.


Digital Product Update Discs

The updates for our digital products are available via the UKHO public FSS download siteThere is no public log on details but users can register for the site using the ‘Create a new account’ option.

Stay up-to-date, the easy way

Make sure you always have the most up-to-date, official information on-board with e-Navigator. Alerts help you identify the navigational information and updates you need to stay complaint, which you can then order direct through the system. In fact, you can download new electronic charts and updates whenever and wherever you need them – at any connected location around the world – putting the world of maritime intelligence at your fingertips

How do I get Admiralty e-Navigator?

For more information and advice about Admiralty e-Navigator, please contact us. Or call the UKHO in-house customer service team who are available 24/7 on +44 (0)1823 723366

Important Licence Information

Where ADP’s have been purchased in the past 12 months we will recalculate the order value before dispatching the licence and charging to customers card.

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