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Search the charts on your route

By setting the ports of departure and arrival on the List or on the Map, you can search and retrieve charts on your original route.

Search the charts on your route

Select the departure and arrival ports from the List

Select the ports of departure and arrival on the map

To move to the detailed map, click the area of "Port of Departure" or "Port of Arrival". (For ports other than in Japan, click "For areas other than Japan".)

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(For Details)

Select the ports of departure and arrival on the Google Map.

Select the ports of departure and arrival on the Google Map

Selection of the ports of departure and arrival

Shifting on the Map and Changing Map Scales

Search for Foreign Port Names

Cancellation of Selections (Part 1)

Cancellation of Selections (Part 2)

Display of Routes

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(Selection of two or more routes)

Selection of two or more routes
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Search the charts on the fixed routes

You can search and retrieve the charts on the route which has been selected from major routes in Seto Naikai and/or coastal areas in Japan.

Search the charts on the fixed routes

Select a fixed route from the list

Select a fixed route on the map

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Search the charts in and approaches to the port

By selecting a Japanese port (any of Important Ports and Specified Ports stipulated by the Port & Harbors Act and Act on Port Regulations, respectively, and other ports), charts covering the port and its approaches can be searched and retrieved.
For search of paper charts, harbour plans and coast charts covering the selected port and its approaches will mainly be targeted; for ENC, those cells of Coastal, Approach and Harbour in navigational purposes will be targeted.

Search the charts in and approaches to the port

Select a port from the list

Select a port on the map

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(For Details)

Select a port on the Google Map.

Select a port on the Google Map
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Search the charts by Chart No. or Title

Search the charts by inputing Chart No. or Title into text box.

Search the charts by Chart No. or Title
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Read-in of route retrieved

Charts can be searched and retrieved by reading-in the data of the stored routes in this "Chart Navi". See the following for how to store.
This search function may be convenient to search charts frequently for those who have a regular route.

Read-in of route retrieved
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Route edit / store

Route edit / store

Function Setting

Read-in of route retrieved

Store route data retrieved

Fix the Route

Cancel

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(Route Editing Steps)

Reediting waypoints on the route

Reediting waypoints on the route
(1)
A route line on the Map can be moved freely by clicking and dragging any waypoint ?? or midpoints ?? on the route.

(2)
During dragging a waypoint ??, the original route is shown with a solid line and a new route under dragging waypoints with a dotted line.

(3)
After finishing with dragging, the waypoints will be fixed and the route will be shown in a solid line.

(4)
If a midpoint ?? is moved with mouse dragging, the point will become a new waypoint, and a new midpoint will be created in between the existing waypoints on both the sides.

(5)
By repeating the above steps, you can edit the route line as required.

Deleting waypoints on the route

Select the "Deleting waypoints on the route." shown at the top of the screen to delete a waypoint.
Deleting waypoints on the route

Click the waypoint to delete it but a midpoint cannot be deleted. You can edit the waypoints and midpoints while the "Deleting waypoints on the route." function is being selected.

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Selection of Charts (from "Route Search")

A list will be shown as a result of search and retrieval, listing with respect to each type of paper charts (harbour plans, coast charts, etc.) and each navigational purpose of ENC cells. The coverage of each ENC cell marked with a tick will be shown on the Map.

"Paper Charts"
Selection of Charts(Paper Charts)
"Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC)"
Selection of Charts(Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC))

Operational Steps on the Map

a pop-up menu

Setting of Charts to be displayed on the Map

Search for Non-listed Charts

Operational Steps on the List (Part 1)

Operational Steps on the List (Part 2)

Name of ButtonHow to Select
W Charts only*W Charts only will be selected on the List and shown on the Map (the chart frame in blue).
JP Charts preferred*JP Charts will be selected on the List and shown on the Map (the chart frame in red). If JP Charts are not available, then W Charts will be selected.
JP Charts only*JP Charts only will be selected for the List and shown on the Map.
All ChartsAll the Charts on the List will be selected and shown on the Map.
Clear AllAll the selected Charts on the List will be cancelled and the coverage
(* mark denotes that this function is available only for search of paper charts.)

Operational Steps on the List (Part 3)

Route Change

Setting of Chart Selection

Display of Coverage of Data Availability (for ENC)

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Selection of Charts (from "Ports and Approaches Search")

A list will be shown as a result of search and retrieval, listing with respect to each type of paper charts (harbour plans, coast charts, etc.) and each navigational purpose of ENC cells.
The coverage of each Enc cell marked with a tick will be shown on the Map.

"Paper Charts"
Selection of Charts (Paper Charts)
"Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC)"
Selection of Charts (Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC))

Operational Steps on the Map

a pop-up menu

Setting of Charts to be displayed on the Map

Search for Non-listed Charts

Operational Steps on the List (Part 1)

Operational Steps on the List (Part 2)

Name of ButtonHow to Select
W Charts only*W Charts only will be selected on the List and shown on the Map (the chart frame in blue).
JP Charts preferred*JP Charts will be selected on the List and shown on the Map (the chart frame in red). If JP Charts are not available, then W Charts will be selected.
JP Charts only*JP Charts only will be selected for the List and shown on the Map.
All ChartsAll the Charts on the List will be selected and shown on the Map.
Clear AllAll the selected Charts on the List will be cancelled and the coverage
(* mark denotes that this function is available only for search of paper charts.)

Operational Steps on the List (Part 3)

Setting of Chart Selection

Display of Coverage of Data Availability (for ENC)

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Selection of Charts (from "Chart No. or Title Search")

A list will be shown as a result of search and retrieval.
The coverage of each Enc cell marked with a tick will be shown on the Map.

"Paper Charts"
Selection of Charts (Paper Charts)
"Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC)"
Selection of Charts (Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC))

Operational Steps on the Map

a pop-up menu

Search for Non-listed Charts

Operational Steps on the List (Part 1)

Operational Steps on the List (Part 2)

Name of ButtonHow to Select
W Charts only*W Charts only will be selected on the List and shown on the Map (the chart frame in blue).
JP Charts preferred*JP Charts will be selected on the List and shown on the Map (the chart frame in red). If JP Charts are not available, then W Charts will be selected.
JP Charts only*JP Charts only will be selected for the List and shown on the Map.
All ChartsAll the Charts on the List will be selected and shown on the Map.
Clear AllAll the selected Charts on the List will be cancelled and the coverage
(* mark denotes that this function is available only for search of paper charts.)

Operational Steps on the List (Part 3)

Setting of Chart Selection

Display of Coverage of Data Availability (for ENC)

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(Chart Details)

Chart Details -> larger image

Details on the chart can be confirmed.
Click the "See larger image" to show the enlarged image of the chart.

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To download the List of Selected Charts

The list of selected charts will be shown.
The list shown can be downloaded in CSV format.

"Paper Charts"
The list of selected charts will be shown.(Paper Charts)
"Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC)"
The list of selected charts will be shown.(Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC))

Check at Map

Display Switching

Quantity of charts (for paper charts)

Deletion of charts

Continue Search

Clear the List

Download the List

Selection of Licensing Term (Period) (For ENC cells)

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(Confirmation of the selected charts on the Map)

You can see and confirm, on the Map, the charts listed on the List.

Confirmation of the selected charts on the Map

Display Switching

Operational Steps on the List

Back to the List

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