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 active participation in standards development and 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 The world’s first true touch screen ECDIS developed by 7Cs has been type approved.
  • 2015 ORCA Pilot G2 becomes the world's first Type Approved Portable Pilot Unit (PPU).

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: sales@sevencs.com