Rose Point Ships New Version Of Electronic Chart Software
Rose Point Navigation Systems is shipping the latest release of its popular electronic charting system (ECS) product. Rose Point ECS 4 brings to the commercial customer new voyage planning tools to streamline Subchapter M navigation assessment workflow, automatically creating river routes showing locks and bridges, as well as updating AIS voyage information including encoded destinations and tow size.
Rose Point ECS 4 with Services helps administrators and captains meet the requirement for paperless navigation outlined in the Coast Guard NVIC 01-16 for most inland vessels. A web-based portal allows managers to check the status of their entire fleet’s compliance from any location with internet access.
Rose Point is the leading developer of PC based navigation systems. The company was founded in 2003 by Brad Christian, an ex-Microsoft developer, and is located in Redmond, Wash. Rose Point produces Coastal Explorer, Rose Point ECS, the nemo gateway and other products for the commercial and recreational markets.