PRIMAR

TODD is a distributor for the PRIMAR ENC Service. PRIMAR delivers official Electronic Navigational Chart (ENCs) compliant with the IHO S57 standard.

PRIMAR

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The PRIMAR service is secured using the IHO S63 Data Protection Scheme. End users of the service must have ECDIS systems which support the IHO S57; S63 standard. If permitted by the relevant nation, Todd can also supply ENCs in SENC format.

PRIMAR ENC CD and Permit Service
PRIMAR delivers a weekly ENC Base and Update CD service. The content of these CDs are encrypted and can only be viewed by compatible systems and with a valid permit file/license.

  • Base CD
    The base CD set contains an encrypted copy of all ENCs available in the PRIMAR service (base and update files) at the time of production. Several CDs are required for full coverage. Base CD's are issued approximately four times per year.
  • Update CD
    The update CD contains an encrypted copy of all ENCs (base and update files) issued since the base CD set was produced. All files are provided on a single CD.
  • Permit file
    To be able to decrypt the ENCs delivered in the PRIMAR ENC Service the user needs permit files, these files are delivered by email and forwarded to the end user by email.

PRIMAR Online Services
PRIMAR Online Services can be used in addition to, or as a supplement to, the PRIMAR ENC CD and Permit Service. The PRIMAR Online Service consists of:

  • PRIMAR Online - where PRIMAR Chart Catalogue is the client.
  • ECDIS Online - where the OEM system is the client.
  • PRIMAR Online. PRIMAR Online is an internet-based service for maintaining a vessel's ENC portfolio. It gives users direct access to the PRIMAR ENC database, with delivery of ENCs and permit files issued to the user's ENC coverage, using the PRIMAR Chart Catalogue as a client.
  • ECDIS Online. Remote Updating is an internet-based service for maintaining a vessel's ENC portfolio. It gives users direct access to the PRIMAR ENC database, with delivery of ENCs and permit files issued to the user's ENC coverage, by using functionality in their ECDIS/ECS to directly interface and download ENCs and ENC permit files from PRIMAR. The interface varies depending on the system used.