The IHO Publication S-64
comprises an Instruction Manual and numerous data sets.
the release of Edition 3.0.0,
number of minor clarification have been identified. The 2nd ENCWG
meeting agreed that these should be included in a new clarification Edition 3.0(.2)
of the document. The clarification edition and associated test datasets can be
The S-64 data sets contain both encrypted
and unencrypted ENC cells and Raster Navigational Charts (RNC) data.
Encrypted data sets conforming to the S-63 ENC standard, have
been included so that ECDIS data loading and management operations can be
tested for conformance with IEC 61174. The unencrypted data sets have been
included to further tests visualisation and
operation aspects of the ECDIS. The RNC data sets conform to the Hydrographic Chart Raster Format
(HCRF) and the
Maptech BSB format.
The S-64 Edition 3.0.2 documents and Test Data Sets can be downloaded
Instruction Manual for
the use of IHO
Test Data Sets in
Unencrypted ENC Test Data Sets
Encrypted ENC Test Data Sets
RNC Test Data Sets