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March 2009

Sea Ice Coverages now available in S-57 format

The Canadian Ice Service (CIS) has been working to develop sea ice Marine Information Overlays (MIOs) for use as supplemental information to ECDIS/ECS(Electronic Chart Display & Information System) systems.

In partnership with the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), the CIS intends to test the production of S-57 ice MIO products this winter for use in the St. Lawrence and Gulf, and in Newfoundland waters.CCG andCIS are hoping to work with leading manufacturers and suppliers of Electronic Navigation Chart systems to test this new experimental iceMIOs.

If you are interested in participating in this test bed by enabling your systems to support these MIOs products for your clients, please contact us.

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