Based in Hamburg, SevenCs develops S-57 chart-display Kernels for ECDIS, WECDIS and other maritime applications, ENC production and distribution software, and professional maritime navigation software.

In addition to our software we provide a complete range of complementary services, including training, consultancy, and customer support.

Company History & Milestones

SevenCs has a long and proud history of participation in development of standards and of innovation regarding chart display, production and navigation software.

  • 1992 SevenCs established.
  • 1995 First major OEM supply contract.
  • 1996 First generation of ENC Tools launched.
  • 1998 First official ENCs produced using ENC Tools.
  • 1999 First official type-approval of SevenCs SENC format.
  • 2000 First generation of ORCA professional navigation software released.
  • 2002 Incorporation of ChartWorld GmbH, our digital chart agent subsidiary.
  • 2003 First generation of CEACT inland navigation software released.
  • 2005 UKHO acquires SevenCs and ChartWorld.
  • 2008 HydroTeam alliance with Atlis and L3-Nautronix.
  • 2011 Dutch Belgian Trading acquire SevenCs and ChartWorld.
  • 2014 Type-approval of the world’s first true touchscreen ECDIS, developed by 7Cs.
  • 2015 ORCA Pilot G2 becomes the world's first type-approved Portable Pilot Unit (PPU).
  • 2017 Release of S-100-compliant SDK for maritime applications - Nautilus ECDIS Kernel.
  • 2019 Development of multi-platform navigational product line for mobile devices - OPX.

SevenCs Ownership

SevenCs and its subsidiary company ChartWorld GmbH are wholly owned by ChartWorld International Ltd. Cyprus.


SevenCs GmbH
Zirkusweg 1
D-20359 Hamburg

Phone: +49 (0) 40 851 72 40
Fax.: +49 (0) 40 851 72 4 79
E-Mail: [email protected]