• Thames AIS equipped vessels.

  • Dusk at Heysham Harbour.



Athena is an AVCS Online ENC Chart system using official UKHO Admiralty charts with wordwide coverage, produced by a joint venture between Dolphin Maritime Software Ltd and B.Cooke and Son Ltd, Hull.

Approved by the UK Hydrographic Office, professional, sophisticated but easy to use Athena is supplied with built-in tools, ready to go. You can be using Athena within minutes of purchasing it. Furthermore, we are able to expand it to meet all anticipated usages.


Some anticipated and possible usages are as follows:

  • Harbour and Port and Territorial Seas Surveillance.
  • VTS (Vessel Traffic Services) at Ports and Harbours.
  • Master-Pilot information exchange for Piloted vessels.
  • Plotting of live AIS Targets.
  • Plotting of live AIS AtoN Targets, including live reception of AIS AtoN Weather Data etc.
  • Plotting and analysis of marine incidents.
  • Voyage Planning.
  • Voyage monitoring.
  • Anchorage monitoring.
  • Guarding of Subsea cables.
  • Monitoring of Areas to be avoided/danger areas.
  • Management of Vessel emergencies - loss of power, loss of cargo, groundings etc.
  • Oil and Gas field management.
  • Speed management, with automatic speed traps and alerts.
  • Oil Pollution management.
  • Control of Autonomous vessels and Drones.

 

Some features of Athena are:

  • Includes Band 1 ENC cells as standard and gives possible access to more than 15,000 Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs)
  • All ENCs are updated weekly, automatically and in the background, so that they are always up to date.
  • Access for multiple users online, from anywhere in the world.
  • AIO (Admiralty Information Overlay) automatically updated, showing Temporary and Preliminary notices to Mariners and Chart corrections.
  • Easy ordering of ENC Charts, if you should want more detailed Charts, using built-in tools.
  • Secure hosting on our secure Servers.
  • Built-in AIS signal decoding of received signals from Ships and other vessels, with display of and logging of details.
  • Built-in AIS signal decoding of received signals from AIS AtoN (Aid To Navigation) Light vessels, Buoys and virtual targets, with display of transmitted data including Status, Weather and Tides.
  • Storage of multiple sets of Routes and Waypoints, for easy retrieval and editing with drag and
  • drop and editing of coordinates..
  • Plotting of Routes and Waypoints, for voyage planning and monitoring.
  • Calculations of Routes at chosen speeds for precise navigation.
  • Import and Export of Routes and Waypoints from/to files.
  • Drag-and_Drop markers for highlighting anchor positions and other positions of interest.
  • Drag-and_Drop Polygons for marking danger zones and other zones or areas of interest.

 

Standard zoom mode

Standard zoom mode

 

Query the chart and features.

Query the chart and features.

 

Zoomed-in mode (AIS target details shown)

Zoomed-in mode (AIS target details shown)

 

Routes and Waypoints storage and display

Routes and Waypoints storage and display

 

Route calculation for chosen speed

Route calculation for chosen speed

AIS Targets - Show labels option turned on

AIS Targets - Show labels option turned on

 

Markers – Drag and Drop

Markers – Drag and Drop

 

Polygons (Areas to be avoided etc)

Polygons (Areas to be avoided etc)

 

Polygons (Areas to be avoided etc)

 

Polyline with distance measuring

Polyline with distance measuring

 

 

AIS Ato N Weather and Tidal Data, with AIS status

AIS Ato N Weather and Tidal Data, with AIS status

AIS AtoN Digital Outputs – Health and Sensor monitoring

AIS AtoN Digital Outputs – Health and Sensor monitoring

 

ENC Layer Settings and AIO settings

ENC Layer Settings and AIO settings

 

 

AIO (Admiralty Information Overlay) – Detail

AIO (Admiralty Information Overlay) – Detail

 

Contacts:


B.Cooke & Son Ltd
58-59 Market Place
Hull
East Yorkshire HU1 1RH
Telephone 01482 223454
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Website: www.bcookeandson.co.uk

 

Dolphin Maritime Software Ltd
626 Alston House
White Cross
South Road
LANCASTER LA14XF
ENGLAND. UK.
Telephone 01524 841946.
Fax 01524 841946
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Web Site: www.dolphinmaritime.com

 

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