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Module 3 S-101 General

S-101 Components, Structuring and Enhancements vs S-57


Starting date

June 15

Starting date

Always available


3 hours



What you are going to learn

A few more words about this course

This course gives a detailed introduction to the future ENC product specification: S-101 Electronic Navigational Chart Product Specification. Presentations are accompanied with Q and A sessions, and hands on practical training Exercises.
This course contains information on the following topics:

  • S-101 Components, Structure, Features, Attributes and Relationships
  • S-101 Geometry
  • S-101 Data Classification and Encoding Guide (DCEG)
  • S-101 Encoding, Portrayal and exchange improvements

Svein Skjaeveland

Manager International Standardization
Svein has been working with electronic navigational charts since 2003, starting out as an engineer at the Norwegian Hydrographic Service focusing on ENC, NTM updates and paper chart production. From 2006 employed by Electronic Chart Centre (ECC) working as Senior Geodata Consultant focusing on ENC validation and quality assurance. Svein currently holds a position as Manager International Standardization and has been involved in standardization since 2009. He currently attends a number of IHO working groups.

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I think the course was good and highly relevant for HOs to embrace the beginning of IHOs 'S-100 implementation decade.
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