IN Case anyone missed this re NVIC 01-16
" U.S. Coast Guard approves official electronic charts
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard published guidance that allows mariners to use electronic charts and publications instead of paper charts, maps and publications.
The Coast Guard published Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular, NVIC 01-16, on Feb. 5 to provide uniform guidance on what is now considered equivalent to chart and publication carriage requirements..... "
Eighth Coast Guard District LNM Notification email@example.com