ChartWorld Charts End User Licence Terms

ChartWorld Charts – ChartWorld charts are the perfect charts for vessels in coastal navigation and pleasure crafts. They are vector nautical charts derived by ChartWorld from S-57 data produced and licensed to us by national HOs for non-SOLAS applications only.
WARNING: No National Hydrographical Office has verified the information in this product and none accept liability for the accuracy of reproduction or any modifications made thereafter. No National Hydrographic Office warrants that this product satisfies national or international regulations regarding the use of appropriate products for navigation.
ChartWorld offers ChartWorld digital charts in S-57 format encrypted according to IHO S-63 Standard and in encrypted SevenCs SENC format.


1 The rights to use the Service are granted on a non-transferable and non-exclusive basis and, where relevant, only extend to the End-User(s).
2 The terms and conditions of the EULA are binding.
3 Each End User is entitled to receive one (1) working copy of the Own Data Format provided under the Service. For the avoidance of doubt, one (1) working copy means; one copy available for use on up to three devices only, accompanied by one licence to use the Own Data Format on those specific devices.
4 Selling, hiring out, sub-licensing, re-supplying, or in any way transferring the Service or the content of the Service to a third party is forbidden.
5 Tampering with, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling, or changing the data or the DPís data security measures in any way, whether in whole or in part, is forbidden.
6 Where the End-Userís hardware system(s) allows the production of hard copy of the ENC Data, this hard copy must not be sold, hired, or transferred in any way to a third party.
7 The EULA does not grant any rights to the End-User(s) whatsoever in the Intellectual Property Rights or goodwill of the Data Providers, including Copyright in the data itself.

WARNING: The electronic chart is an aid to navigation designed to facilitate the use of authorized government charts, not to replace them. Only official government charts and notices to mariners contain all information needed for the safety of navigation and, as always, the captain is responsible for their proper use.

WARNING:  “This Service includes (but is not limited to) content based on ENC Data issued by government authorities. The Parties acknowledge and agree that whilst the relevant government authority has confidence in the ENC Data issued, once it is issued and converted into other formats, the relevant government authority has no further control over the said data or the service that is provided to users.
This includes, but is not limited to representation, display, completeness, up-to-datedness, or accuracy.”



This product has been produced by ChartWorld International Ltd. based on Canadian Hydrographic Service (ìCHSî) data, following any minimum standards/guidelines that may have been established by CHS, pursuant to CHS Digital Value-Added Reseller Agreement no. 2017-1122-1260-C.
The incorporation of data sourced from CHS in this product shall not be construed as constituting an endorsement by CHS of this product. 
This product does not meet the requirements of the Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations, 1995 under the Canada Shipping Act, 2001.  Charts and publications issued by or on the authority of CHS must be used to meet the requirements of those regulations.

Manufactured using data supplied by Bundesamt f¸r Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie
(BSH, Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany) (Licencing Agreement No. 1123/2012-16)

This product is derived, in part, from the products and with the permission of EMA, the hydrographical office of Estonia, Licensing Agreement No. K037.12.

Ce produit intËgre des donnÈes (C) SHOM ñ mises ‡ jour du mois/annÈe ñ reproduites avec líautorisation n∞ 69/2012

This product is derived, in part, from the products and with the permission of MAL, the hydrographical office(s) of Latvia

Reproduced with the permission of Norwegian Hydrographic Service, license no NO 14022011/1

This product has been derived in part from material obtained from Swedish Maritime Administration licence No.10-02175

This product has been derived in part from material obtained from the UK Hydrographic Office with the permission of the UK Hydrographic Office, Her Majestyís Stationery Office.Licencing Agreement No.: 
GB-EF-001-ChartWorld, NL-EF-001-ChartWorld,
   IS-EF-001-ChartWorld, BE-EF-001-ChartWorld.
(C) British Crown Copyright. All rights reserved.ì
NOTICE: The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) and its licensors make no warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to this product. The UKHO and its licensors have not verified the information within this product or quality assured it.î

NOTICE: The Naval Hydrography Service (SHN) of Argentina provides the nautical data contained in its own cartography, but the products that distributors develop with them have not been validated in accordance with article 11 of law 1922, so they must not be considered as official nautical publications of SHN ñ Argentina. 

El Servicio de Hidrografia Naval (SHN) de Argentina proporciona losdatos nauticos contenidos en su propia cartografia, pero los productos que los distribuidores desarrollan con ellos no han sido validados de acuerdo con el articular 11 de le ley 19922, por lo que no deben ser considerados publicaciones nautical oficiales del SHN – Argentina.

NOTICE: Inland-ENCs can be used as additional data for the ports of Nieuwpoort BE8NIE01 and Blankenberge BE7EV002. 
Those data are downloadable via

NOTICE: National Hydrographic Centre, Malaysia disclaims any responsibility or legal liability to users for damages of any kind, including lost profits, or any other incidental or consequential damages relating to the usage of the data.

NOTICE: This product has been derived in part from material obtained from the Hydrographic Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy with its permission. © Copyright Netherlands Ministry of Defence, [the year of first publication]. All rights reserved.
The Hydrographic Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy makes no warranties or representations, express or implied, with respect to this product. The Hydrographic Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy has not verified the information within this product or quality assured it.

NOTICE: The South African Hydrographer and or staff of the South African Navy Hydrographic Office accept no liability on any data utilised from un-encrypted ENCs supplied for the non-ECDIS Navigation Service by IC-ENC on behalf of the South African Navy Hydrographic Office.
No right is granted to any person who is not a party to this Contract in its own right any provisions of this Contract and the parties declare that they have no intention to grant any such rights.

NOTICE: Instituto Hidrografico. The licensee may not make any copies of IHPT products to any third parties. The licensee may not give away free copies of IHPT data derived products.The licensee shall not make available any copies of IHPT products (S-57).
The licensee shall provide a yearly report of sales, with official stamp on a signed letter, with the quantity of IHPT derived products sold and portion of IHPT data on derived products.
Re-licensing of IHPT data products is not permitted. Pricing includes all updates and new charts issued during each year. Licensing price will be reviewed each year.

Updates/new editions are to be pushed by IC-ENC to ensure data users receive the most up to date and relevant un-encrypted ENC data to those bound by this contract for the non-ECDIS Navigation Service.