ChartCo, formerly part of the Kelvin Hughes Group, is the world’s longest-established and largest distributor of navigational data, nautical charts, marine technical publications and digital products. Innovative solutions combined with global locations mean that ChartCo can provide a market leading solution to the most demanding of fleets. ChartCo has played a key role in the servicing of the shipping industry for many years and with Kelvin Hughes is responsible for many of the innovations which have assisted ships’ captains to navigate safely over the past two centuries.
Although ChartCo’s roots are in the supply of paper charts and books, we provide the industry’s leading software solution, which delivers weekly data to more than 6,000 vessels at sea, allows them to plan passages, order digital and paper products, optimise routes and much more. Add to this our unrivalled expertise in the digital products and services which are being adopted by more vessels every day and ChartCo is the ideal partner for the era of digital navigation.
ChartCo has stock of physical products in several strategic locations worldwide including London, Singapore and Rotterdam, so we can deliver rapidly almost anywhere in the world. In addition to this our network of approved sub-distributors and agents extend ChartCo’s reach to all the world’s principal ports. Today we supply navigational products, services and data to more than 11,000 ships around the world.
Our Regs4ships service is the world’s leading digital maritime regulation solution, which allows management offices and vessels to keep right up to date with ever-changing Flag State and international legislation and regulations.
In addition to this, our Training & Consultancy division offers the expertise of our master mariners and ship management consultants to meet global demand for support services, including ISM and PMSC audits, Safety Management Systems and technical project consultancy.
Navigational management for large private yachts, wherever they operate, is handled by our Superyacht Services division, offering all the same services as ChartCo provides to commercial shipping.
Bookharbour is an online store providing digital and paper charts and books, instruments, brassware, flags and navigational software for leisure boat owners and enthusiasts. It is also a convenient way for commercial mariners and navigators to purchase individual items and publications.
ChartCo’s major brands include ChartCo’s PassageManager, Superyacht Services, Bookharbour and Regs4ships, and we are authorised distributors for ADMIRALTY, C-MAP, PRIMAR, Transas and Pay as you sail (PAYS) solutions, as well as IMO, ICS, ITU, US, Flag State and MPA publications. In addition we can supply many more including Log Books designed to order which can be made language specific.
This total service is all to enable ship operators to be knowledgeable in and comply with legal and technical requirements to ensure safety at sea according to local and international legislation and laws including SOLAS, MARPOL and EC Directives.
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