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Global Navigation Solutions provides navigational products and services for commercial shipping worldwide. Talk to us about more efficient ways to buy, manage and use your navigational information that enhance safety and increase operational efficiency onboard and ashore.

SWITCHING TO DIGITAL

Get the help you need to make the switch from paper to digital navigation and take the risk out of transitioning your vessels.  

SIMPLER ENC MANAGEMENT

Make ENC management easier. Choose our smarter way to buy and manage ENCs and other digital products and services.

EFFICIENT PAPER NAVIGATION

You are probably still using some paper charts or publications so it makes sense to make it as efficient as possible. Here’s how. 

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SWITCHING TO DIGITAL

Get the help you need to make the switch from paper to digital navigation and take the risk out of transitioning your vessels.  

Proven

Our digital transition programme has grown out of more than 15 years experience of assisting shipping companies with the move to ENCs, ECDIS and digital publications. Benefit from the experiences of others and avoid costly mistakes. 

Expert Guidance

Planned

We create a tailored step-by-step programme for your vessels. By taking a phased approach you give your crews the time they need to adjust to a new way of navigating and ensure your vessels remain both safe and compliant through out.

Smooth transition

Supported

We have the most extensive technical support in the market. Teams in 4 locations worldwide are on call 24/7 to assist with any problems your crews may have as they make the switch to digital.

Fast response

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SIMPLER ENC MANAGEMENT

Make ENC management easier. Choose our smarter way to buy and manage ENCs and other digital products and services.

Buy in a bundle

Our Global ENC Bundles are a simpler, more convenient way to buy and manage ENCs that uniquely also give you better value for money as well as budget certainty and control.

Efficient

Easier onboard

When you choose GNS for digital navigation, your vessels get free Voyager software to help them manage ENCs onboard. It also enables your crews to view their ENCs and the all-important Admiralty Information Overlay on PC back of bridge. 

Intuitive, intelligent and compliant

Easier ashore

Our VMS customer portal gives you a detailed visualization of each vessel’s ENC inventory and permit request history plus puts all the details of your account with us at your fingertips - online via desktop, laptop, tablet and smartphone at any time. 

Understanding your business

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EFFICIENT PAPER NAVIGATION

You are probably still using some paper charts or publications so it makes sense to make it as efficient as possible. Here’s how. 

Easy and economical

When you buy from GNS you get access to our global network of offices and partners. That means same day delivery of charts and books to 55 ports in 30 countries and next day delivery to major ports worldwide.

Global chart supply

Worldwide market leaders

Our customer service teams in 5 locations worldwide manage the supply of paper charts to 30% of the world’s SOLAS fleet. We keep track of thousands of vessel movements every day to supply the paper charts and publications ships still need to sail safely and compliantly, when and where they need them. 

Total confidence

Worldwide customer service

With us you get support from real people. People you can call and speak to in person who understand your business priorities and have the knowledge and experience to give you the help and advice you need. And because we have offices in key ship management hubs around the world you know you can always talk to us – any time of the day, 365 days of the year. Contact your preferred GNS office.

Local to you

Bundles to make buying easier

SAVE TIME. REDUCE ADMIN. ENJOY A FIXED ANNUAL PRICE.

Our Global ENC Bundle is the simpler, more convenient way to buy and manage ENCs. Get the charts you need and Voyager software to help you manage them. Benefit from budget certainty and dramatically reduce your admin.

Latest News

This June Voyager is expanding to give ship managers cloud based access to navigational compliance information and to include exciting new features that greatly simplify data 

management and enhance route planning on board. 

The JST has two sailing training vessels, Tenacious and Lord Nelson, which are tall ships reminiscent of a bygone age. These magnificent ships sail the world crewed by a team of people of all ages, backgrounds and physical abilities. And by abilities we mean ALL abilities.

In July 2015 international regulation requires all tankers to be compliant with IMO rules for the use of ECDIS and ENCs.

Relevant industry issues

In addition to our news items, we have also recently launched Great Circle as a place where we share just some of the interesting subjects and discussions that we come across. We hope you enjoy what you find here and if you have any ideas for future features, we would be delighted to hear from you.

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