Voyager PLANNING STATION improves productivity by simplifying routine tasks and reducing the risk of human error. And it’s proven to help reduce navigation related observations and deficiencies.

Reduce holdings

Improve compliance

Simplify routine tasks

Optimise routes

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Why there's nothing quite like Voyager

Voyager PLANNING STATION is designed by our mariners and UX experts who all share the same belief – that navigation software should make complex things simpler, reduce time on mundane tasks and enhance safety. From the home page that tells you what you need to know at one glance to the simplest ENC updating, route planning and optimization – Voyager is a pleasure to use.

44.2% fewer compliance issues

Voyager PLANNING STATION users are less likely to get navigation-related observations or be detained. That’s because Voyager simplifies routine tasks like index management, updating and route planning and lowers risk of human error.

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Manage MARPOL compliance with ease

Voyager PLANNING STATION allows users to manage MARPOL compliance with designated Special Areas, Emission Control Areas and Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas. Giving you the ability to view up to date areas under MARPOL as an overlay on either a map or an ENC from within Voyager.

Navigate with less effort

Less manual data entry, cutting and pasting makes crews more productive. Voyager users waste > 20 fewer hours per week on mundane tasks. That means a more efficient and safer bridge.

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Route planning process can all be done in one place

Today, bridge officers using ENCs for navigation must validate each route in ECDIS and then transfer the route back to a PC in order to get any missing permits and check for ENC updates. With Voyager PLANNING STATION, the entire route planning process can be done in one place.

Save time and fuel

We work with world’s leading weather, routing and tidal data experts to provide the best route recommendations. Simplify complex calculations and save $’000s per route.

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All your tools in one place

Voyager PLANNING STATION provides a richer back of bridge experience. Access the navigation tools you need and avoid constant switching between apps.

  • Manage, display and update ENCs more easily. Get instant access to ENC permits direct onboard
  • Update and manage your full library of digital and paper publications.
  • Plan and optimise routes and export straight to ECDIS saving hours of rekeying.
  • Get British Admiralty, US, Japanese and other local Notices to Mariners

Perfected over years of user testing

Voyager has been robustly tested and perfected in collaboration with more than 24,000 Masters and 2nd officers to give you the very best on board digital navigation experience.

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Improves situational awareness and provides emergency back up

Voyager GPS OVERLAY displays real time vessel position in Voyager PLANNING STATION, helping to improve situational awareness and provide emergency back up to ECDIS.

Use as an emergency navigation system in the event of multiple ECDIS failures and supports enhanced situational awareness.

Discover more about Voyager GPS OVERLAY.

Voyager HUB

Voyager PLANNING STATION is just one of the applications available in Voyager HUB, our onboard software platform. Find out more here.

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Who’s afraid of port call optimisation?

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GPS OVERLAY application now works with pilot plug and wireless GPS for emergency navigation

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GNS enhances Voyager PLANNING STATION with the introduction of MARPOL compliance management tools

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ENC and digital publication management

  • ENC display (AVCS and Primar)
  • Admiralty Information Overlay (AIO) display
  • Route based ordering
  • Route based / user defined ENC updating
  • Direct export of route files to all major ECDIS – no rekeying
  • Voyager Instant Permit – instant access to ENC permits
  • ENC (AVCS and Primar) and AIO updating
  • ADP updating
  • Optional MET515 (US CFRs) for US trading vessels

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Passage Planning

  • Calculation of waypoint ETAs and required leg speeds
  • Integrates with Admiralty TotalTide,
  • Integrates with Weather (SPOS and AWT) services
  • Integrates with AtoBviaC
  • Integrates with findaport from Shipping Guides
  • Integrates with ICC Piracy information
  • Supports Port State Control and SMS requirements
  • Reduces manual data entry and the risk of human error

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Paper chart management

  • Paper chart and publication catalogue
  • Paper chart and publication ordering
  • Admiralty NTM Booklet PDF
  • Paper chart and publication updates
  • Enhanced NavArea Warnings*
  • British Admiralty Tracings
  • National chart updates for Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and US

 

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Miscellaneous Publications

  • Miscellaneous publication management

* Our Enhanced Navarea Warnings service displays both the consecutive number and the actual text of the warning is available, providing an important supplement to the mandatory Navtext and Sat C EGC Service.

Voyager added value applications

As well as doing the basics exceptionally well, Voyager works with other market-leading software to enable improved route planning and fuel efficiency. You can customise Voyager’s optional modules to your fleet or specific vessels. You choose which applications you want to use.

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A2BviaC

Calculate the most expeditious and fuel efficient route from berth to berth. Includes special areas defined by the Marpol Convention. 

ICC Piracy Information

Real time updates on instances of piracy worldwide to facilitate informed routing and security decisions.

Findaport from Shipping Guides

Provides up to date port information including automatic reminders of the reporting requirements ahead of arrival to help avoid unnecessary delays.

Met 515US

Coastguard 515 rules and regulations. Mandated carriage requirement for vessels sailing in US waters.

Ship Performance Optimisation System (SPOS)

OnboardOnboard weather routing system. With SPOS Onboard the ships route can be optimised, taking into account sea conditions such as waves, current and swell, and wind and other weather elements.

Witherby eBooks

Provides up to date Flag State compliance documentation along with IMO, SIGTTO, Intertanko and other content so you can manage your technical library all in one place. 

National Chart Corrections

Australia / Canada / Japan / New Zealand / USA 

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