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2) Navigational warnings and T&Ps do not have a recognised/industry compliant method of plotting/warning to the Navigator.
It is also a fact that not all Hydrographic Offices as yet include T&P information in their ENCs.
However it is important to remember that it is necessary to download new editions when they become available because they will contain important new information; later updates can not be loaded until the New Edition is installed.
Use Marine Traffic global, detailed Nautical Charts to view navigable waters with bathymetry, landmarks and navigational hazards.
However most reputable companies nowadays have the corrections for paper charts forwarded to the vessel by email and there is not an excuse for charts to be out of date.
The posting of CD’s rather than by email is purely used as a means to reduce costs to the ship owner.