utilises data from PRIMAR and enables customers to take advantage of all the
benefits of PAYS, but without the premium cost associated with the service. It
also allows shipping companies to pre-define core operational areas for a
particular vessel and access a 12 month licence for those areas, at a reduced
Peter J Pran, Nautisk Head of Global Sales says:
“PAYS already gives customers access to a comprehensive folio of ENCs for any particular trading route, but part of the benefit of accessing the data freely for planning purposes is that a premium is charged on the ENC cells licensed through PAYS.”
“The PAYS+ service allows us to remove the premium on ENC cells for certain trading areas. In addition, it allows the vessel to pre-define a standard trading area where the ENC cells will be licensed on a longer period than the standard three months. Once the area is set up, this process is automatic, which of course leads to simpler ENC management for the vessel and reduced cost for shipping companies.”
currently covers 16 major global routes:
Nautisk’s PAYS solution enables users to access global ENCs for use with onboard ECDIS systems, whilst only paying for those that are actually used. PAYS is fully compliant with current SOLAS regulations and requires no additional onboard equipment.
Nautisk has been supplying maritime charts and publications to the merchant marine since 1896, with a strong focus on the shipping market since its beginnings as the chart division of NHST. Today, Nautisk is one of the world’s leading chart agents with a global network of offices covering key shipping routes and markets, including Europe, the US and Asia.