AVCS Updates by Email


AVCS updates from Novaco, keep your ENC holdings up to date, at all times. Access to the service is worldwide and benefits from the legendary simplicity build in all Novaco Services.

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Paper Charts


NovacoBridge is a comprehensive correction and maintenance solution for all Admiralty charts. Despite the on going migration to ENCs, paper charts remain the most widely used and most familiar charting platform.

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NovacoBridge goes beyond the delivery of digital Notices to Mariners to provide an information library that betters those used by many Chart Agents. NovacoBridge achieves radical simplification of the correction and maintenance process for charts and publications and removes the risk of operator errors.

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Nautical Publications


NovacoBridge simplifies the correction of Nautical Publications. It provides up to date summaries of corrections for Sailing Directions, Radio Signals and Light Lists without the need for NP247 or bulky loose leaf solutions.

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Admiralty Digital Publications


Digital delivery of corrections for Admiralty products is provided via email or satellite broadcast worldwide. ADPs have revolutionized the way navigational information can be accessed.

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NavArea Warnings


NovacoBridge provides Warnings for all 21 NavAreas sourced from the members of World Wide Navigational Warnings Service Sub Committee (WWNWS).  This is an invaluable service for the maintenance and verification of warnings received over the Inmarsat SafetyNET or international NAVTEX services

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ENC CDs by Satellite


NovacoENC is a "fax like" service that delivers all the Base and Update CDs via a fixed cost satellite broadcast. Subscribers of NovacoENC have access to all ENC updates within a day of their publication without having to wait for the delivery of physical CDs.

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About us

Novaco is a UK company, established in 1990 and backed by private investors.  The company is based at London Stansted Airport and operates worldwide via a network of sales representatives and distributors. It is supported by key technology partners in the US, Russia and the UK and operates 24/7 to support customers in commercial and leisure shipping.

Initially an engineering and technology consultancy business focused on instrumentation, control engineering and statistical modelling. Its work found applications in a number of blue-chip organisations such as the Foxboro-Yoxall Inc, British Gas and others.

By the late 90's the company had moved its technical consultancy focus into logistics and manufacturing engineering. The company worked for aerospace companies such as Britten-Norman, manufacturers of the famous Islander aircraft, CFT Taylor a leading aircraft galley manufacturer and EIS plc who later become part of TI Group plc.

In 2007 Novaco launched its satellite broadcast services for navigation information and entered the marine navigation market.  Today, Novaco is an information services business and its strength remains in technology, logistics and distribution.

Novaco are distributors of official ENCs and Digital Publications and have a growing portfolio of interests in distribution of marine information and services.