ENC Standards Maintenance Working Group (ENCWG)

Wollongong, Australia (16 -18 April 2018)

Last update: October 02, 2018

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Logistics Information & Registration Web-site  (and Online Registration Site)
Please email your intention to attend the meeting before 28 February 2018 to:
AHO Host: Alvaro Sanchez (alvaro.sanchez@defence.gov.au); Chair: Thomas Mellor: Thomas.Mellor@UKHO.gov.uk and Secretary: Anthony Pharaoh addt@iho.int

Letter 2/2018   Nomination of ENCWG Office bearers
    Template for submission of proposals (.dox)
    Draft Meeting Programme
ENCWG3-1.1   List of Documents (this list).
ENCWG3-1.2   List of Participants
ENCWG3-2.1 5 Apr Draft Agenda (rev 4)
3. Matters Arising, HSSC Items and Other WG Reports
ENCWG3-3.1   ENCWG2 Meeting Minutes
ENCWG3-3.2   ENCWG Actions
ENCWG3-3.3   Decisions and Actions from HSSC9
ENCWG3-3.4   DQWG Report
ENCWG3-3.5   NCWG Report

4. ENCWG Documents and Work Activities

ENCWG3-04.1   S-52 - Specifications for Chart Content and Display Aspects of ECDIS
ENCWG3-04.2   IHO Transfer Standard for Digital Hydrographic Data
ENCWG3-04.3   Recommended ENC Validation Checks
ENCWG3-04.4   List of Data Producer Codes
ENCWG3-04.5   IHO Data Protection Scheme
ENCWG3-04.6   IHO Test Data Sets for ECDIS
ENCWG3-04.7   ENCs: Production, Maintenance and Distribution Guidance
ENCWG3-04.8   Facts about Electronic Charts and Carriage Requirements
ENCWG3-04.9   Updates to the IHO webpage ENCs, ECDIS and S-100

5. ENCWG Proposals

ENCWG3-5.1 4 Apr Improvement of ENCs display on ECDIS  [Presentation]
ENCWG3-5.2   High Density Bathymetry in ENCs      [Presentation] (rev1)
ENCWG3-5.2.1   High Density Bathymetric ENCs - AHO Approach [Presentation]
ENCWG3-5.2.2   Minimum Size of Isolated Shoals
ENCWG3-5.3   S-58 Machine Readable version
ENCWG3-5.4   S-52 ECDIS Chart 1 Issues
ENCWG3-5.5   M_QUAL over UNSARE from DQWG
ENCWG3-5.6   Issues with CATZOC = U
ENCWG3-5.6.1   DQWG Letter 2/2018 - Methodology for the display of quality information
[DQWG Comment form]
ENCWG3-5.6.2   DQWG14-08A - Methodology for the display of quality information
ENCWG3-5.7.1   ENCWG3-5.7.1_T&P Information in ENCs
ENCWG3-5.7.2   ENCWG3-5.7.2_T&P NMs in ENCs
ENCWG3-5.8   S-63 template for the README.TXT file (Intertanko)
ENCWG3-5.8.1   S-63 Extensions required for authentication
ENCWG3-5.9   Anchoring Symbol Instructions (Geomod)  [Cell GB5X01SW.000]
ENCWG3-5.10   Proposal to display active submarine volcanos in ENC
ENCWG3-5.11 4 Apr Use of Big Format Monitors in ECDIS
ENCWG3-5.12 5 Apr Comments on Chersoft paper about ECDIS Chart 1
ENCWG3-5.13 5 Apr Issues.on.S-64.Ed.3.0.2
ENCWG3-5.14 5 Apr Polar areas and how to join spatial points

6. General Topics

ENCWG3-6.1   Outcomes from IMO - NCSR
ENCWG3-6.2   New Guidance "G" document Series

7. Any Other Business

ENCWG3-7.1   ECDIS S-Mode - Draft Guidlines
ENCWG3-7.2   Information about S-421 Route Plan exchange

 Information Papers and placeholder items

    Holes in Cells
    NOAA’s Re-scheme plan using six bands
    CIRM Meeting
    ENCWG Chart1 Date Dependent Objects
    Use of CSCL and M CSCL
    MSC 99-1-Rev.1 - Provisional Agenda