Jeppesen ENC

Jeppesen ENC

Official ENCs from Hydrographic Offices

Jeppesen ENCService contains only official Electronic Navigational Charts (ENCs), approved to meet the SOLAS carriage requirements and the ECDIS mandate. Jeppesen is an authorized distributor of ENCs from Hydrographic Offices directly, and through Regional ENC Coordinating Centers (RENCs).

Jeppesen ENCService is composed exclusively of official ENCs produced by national Hydrographic Offices. It is authorized and complies with all official regulations and requirements related to the distribution and usage of official ENCs. An approved ECDIS combined with Jeppesen ENCs makes paperless navigation possible.

ENCService Highlights

  • Meet the SOLAS carriage requirements
  • Enables paperless navigation on a type approved ECDIS
  • Easy and flexible licensing
  • Type approved SENC distribution
  • Quick and easy installation
  • Supported by the majority of ECDIS systems
  • Online updating service including new charts

The Jeppesen SENC format

The ENCs are converted by Jeppesen to SENC format type approved by DNV, preventing a time-consuming and risky data conversion on board. The main benefit of the Jeppesen SENC format is that installation and updating can be carried out in a fraction of the time compared to other formats. The worldwide database is distributed on one single DVD.

Licensing and Updating

Jeppesen ENCs can be licensed in three ways: Direct, Dynamic (Pay-Per-View) or OpenENC (Pay-As-You-Sail).

For comprehensive details on licensing and updating please see our Licensing page.

You can use Jeppesen ENCService, supplemented with the Jeppesen Professional+ chart database.
When sailing into areas not covered by ENC you will need to have the appropriate paper charts for
that area and use the Professional+ database as an aid to navigation.

Supported systems

The Jeppesen SENC format is supported by the majority of ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems) and ECS (Electronic Chart Systems) manufacturers.


Jeppesen, an authorized distributor of official ENCs, is continuously working to provide the most complete coverage possible.

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