24 October 2013

• “NOAA Announces End of Traditional Paper Nautical Charts”

“NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, which creates and maintains the nation’s suite of over a thousand nautical charts of U.S. coastal waters, today announced major changes ahead for mariners and others who use nautical charts.

”Starting April 13, the federal government will no longer print traditional lithographic (paper) nautical charts, but will continue to provide other forms of nautical charts, including print on demand charts and versions for electronic charting systems.”

Read the full article at this link: NOAANews.NOAA.gov

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