IC ENC is collecting chart data from its member states (HOs) all around the world and then distributes official ENCs used for safe navigation on ships. IC-ENC provides an independent ENC quality assurance service and supply path to market for its ENC data. The validation feedback provided by IC-ENC is aimed at improving the individual ENC, improving consistency across the entire dataset, and improving the usability of the product. At all times the feedback is targeted advice designed to improve the product to the benefit of the mariner.