A new feature specified by the IMO and that affects safety of navigation which cannot adequately be encoded by any existing object class for use in an S-57 data set.
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The ‘New object’ feature object class has been included in order to cater for possible future requirements of the IMO that affects safety of navigation which cannot adequately be encoded by any existing object class. It must not be used unless approved by the Transfer Standard Maintenance and Application Development Working Group (TSMAD) and the Digital Information Portrayal Working Group (DIPWG) and issued as an ENC Encoding Bulletin.
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Add new feature New object.
S-57 Edition 3.1 Supplement 1 - addition of new feature object class.
On behalf of the IHO Member States, the International Hydrographic Bureau would like to thank Korea Hydrographic and
Oceanographic Agency(KHOA) of the Republic of Korea for giving active support in the development of the S-100 GI Registry