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  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The Indian Naval Hydrographic Department (INHD), the agency responsible for hydrographic surveys and nautical charting to support national and international agencies, as well as public and private sector activities in Indian waters, is now entering their fourth year of chart production with CARIS HPD.   As part of their continuous modernization, in June 2011 INHD […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Industry news

    The Nigerian Navy’s Hydrographic Office (NNHO) has selected Teledyne’s CARIS technology to provide solutions for current and future national and international charting requirements. The CARIS Ping-to-Chart technology will help the NNHO establish new capabilities for bathymetric analysis, and completion of hydrographic and other geospatial data. These tools will ensure an efficient workflow for the production […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Australian Navy’s hydrographic survey vessel HMAS Leeuwin (A245) arrived in Port Moresby, in late October for a five week surveying task to chart waters in the eastern part of Papua New Guinea. The proposed survey mission is of Long Reef and Rossel Island. While in Port Moresby Harbour, Leeuwin’s Commanding Officer, Commander Nic Zillman, hosted […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Interactive software that can dramatically cut the time it takes to plan safe submarine missions is crossing over to the surface fleet and is being installed this month on the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), officials announced Dec. 16. Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the technology adds speed and precision […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) today has announced the introduction of two new Admiralty Maritime Security Charts to cover The Mediterranean (Q6111) and The Persian Gulf (Q6110). The two new paper charts, together with a new online update service, provide a simple, single point of reference for the most up to date security information […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Research & Development

      An eight-member U.S. Navy Fleet Survey Team (FST) began survey operations in Puerto Limon and Puerto Moin, Costa Rica Oct. 21, to collect data to update nautical charts that are more than 25 years old. “These areas were last charted in the 1980s, and there was an earthquake since that time,” said Ian Fergusson, […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Equipment & technology

    The Hydrographic Office of the Polish Navy (HOPN), responsible for navigation, hydrography, oceanography and meteorology of Polish waters and areas of operational significance for the Polish Navy, makes a change in management of their navigational data. HOPN has been using CARIS desktop applications for electronic navigational chart (ENC) and paper chart production for over 15 years and is […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is getting ready to take to the seas. One of the first steps of that process is completed by a group of Sailors with a knowledge of the seas and all the accompanying obstacles that they present. The Sailors of the Navigation Department stand […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Royal Navy’s Deputy Fleet Commander, Vice Admiral Philip Jones CB, visited the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) last Wednesday, 18 July, to see at first hand the navigational services and charts that the organisation provides for the world’s mariners. A key UKHO objective is “To deliver the Hydrographic Services which enable the Royal Navy […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Research & Development

    A U.S. Navy investigation to assess the circumstances surrounding the USS Guardian (MCM 5) grounding that occurred in Philippine waters will include information on faulty digital navigation chart data that misplaced the location of Tubbataha Reef. On Friday, the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) provided the Navy preliminary findings of a review on Digital Nautical […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Australian Hydrographic Office in Wollongong announced that Commodore Rod Nairn, AM, RAN stepped down as Australia’s longest serving Hydrographer and was relieved by Commodore Brett Brace, RAN. “Hydrography has been my life” Commodore Nairn said, “I am immensely proud to have led such a professional service of Navy personnel and Defence civilians who are dedicated […]

  • 29 April 2019

    The Princess Royal officially opened the new home of UK Hydrographic Office in a ceremony on April 26. Construction of the new headquarters for the 850 data analysers, hydrographers, cartographers, environmental experts and scientists took 18 months to complete and was ready for operations in January. The building was formally dedicated by Princess Anne, hosted […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Nave Galatea, Italian Navy’s coastal hydrographic unit, is currently engaged in geodetic and topographic surveys in Venice and Marghera for the 2014 Idro-Oceanigraphic Campaign.   These two areas are characterized by peculiar tidal rhythms and subjected to evolutionary dynamics, such as subsidence (sinking of land) and eustatism (sea level rise), fluvial sediments and the dynamics […]

  • 28 August 2013

    Earlier this month, the Dutch naval vessel HNLMS Amsterdam charted the infamous drug smuggling route Highway 10 between West Africa and South America. This was done at the request of the European counter-drug organisation Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre – Narcotics (MAOC-N) in Lisbon. Over the past years, drugs have increasingly been reaching the European […]

  • 13 June 2018

    The Royal Australian Navy has deployed a laser airborne depth sounder (LADS) flight to deployment to Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, for hydrographic surveys in the Kavieng and Rabaul regions. The five week is carried out with the aim of providing improved data that will be used to update the existing nautical charts used by all […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy has announced that, together with the Chilean Navy’s Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service (SHOA), it plans to research possible alterations to the subsea floor caused by the earthquake and tsunami in February 2010, reports Santiago Times. The research vessel USNS Pathfinder will conduct the investigation in the Bay of Concepción and the Gulf […]

  • 20 November 2011
    Training & Education

      The Military Sealift Command (MSC) oceanographic survey ship USNS Henson (T-AGS 63) completed of a month-long, bilateral survey mission with the Indonesian Navy Nov. 16, one of the largest in three decades of hydrographic surveys between the two countries. With an embarked team of 13 U.S. oceanographers and hydrographers from Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO), […]

  • 5 February 2015

    During a recent visit to Port Victoria in The Seychelles, EU Naval Force frigate, FGS Lubeck, conducted training with five officers from the local Marine Police Patrol Unit. Once on board, the officers received both theoretical and practical navigation training. This type of training, which is referred to as Local Maritime Capacity Building, is a […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Ship designer VARD has contracted German Raytheon Anschütz for the supply of a Synapsis integrated navigation system (INS) to an advanced research vessel that is being built in India. The Synapsis INS is part of a large equipment and electrical installation package, which VARD Electro AS will provide to Cochin Shipyard Ltd. The INS consists […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Research & Development, Vessels

    The Indian Navy’s hydrographic survey ship INS Sarvekshak arrived at the Port Louis Harbour in Mauritius on December 11, 2018. The ship will operate in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Mauritius for about two months to carry out joint hydrographic and oceanographic surveys for the production of nautical charts, as informed by Purmanund Jhugroo, Minister of […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Recruit Training Command (RTC) and Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU), Great Lakes, were hosts to 10 interns from the South Korean Parliament on July 30. The visit was part of an annual exchange program between college student interns from the Korean National Assembly and United States Congress. The tour began at RTC where […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Research & Development

      Fleet Survey Team (FST) is conducting a hydrographic survey in the harbor of Durres, Albania, its approaches and anchorages in a cooperative survey with the Albanian government. FST deployed a seven-person survey team, comprised of both military and civilian surveyors, and a nine-meter survey vessel for the mission, which includes the collection of sounding […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    South Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction (HHIC) has awarded communications systems manufacturer eMARINE Global a second contract for the delivery of its warship electronic chart display & information system (WECDIS) for new Republic of Korea Navy patrol ships. In 2018, eMARINE Global delivered on the first phase of this project, installing its innovative […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    Two of the Royal Australian Navy’s Coastal Hydrographic Survey ships have recently returned to their homeport of Cairns, having completed a survey of Dawson Strait, Papua New Guinea. The two ships, Mermaid and Paluma, commenced vital survey work in August to assist mariners in the safe passage and navigation of the region. The information gathered […]

  • 23 May 2013

      A rescue boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Buffalo, N.Y., assisted four people in the Niagara River Tuesday afternoon after their boat struck bottom and became disabled. This is the second assist the crew of Station Buffalo conducted in a 12-hour period. At 11:28 a.m., search-and-rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo received a report that a 24-foot […]

  • 14 July 2011

      More than a fifth of the Navy isn’t ready to sail or fight, at a time when demand on the fleet is off the charts. And the number of unready… By Spencer Ackerman (wired) [mappress] Source: wired, July 14, 2011;  

  • 28 March 2012
    Research & Development

    For almost two months, since early February 2012, the Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) has been using airborne laser and imagery systems to conduct cooperative hydrographic surveys in the coastal waters of Belize. The survey work is part of an ongoing, long-term project to survey the western Caribbean Sea off the coasts of Belize, Honduras and […]

  • 4 January 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Lockheed Martin UK has completed the installation of its Warship Electronic Chart Display and Information System (WECDIS) on board HMS Protector, the Royal Navy’s new Antarctic ice patrol vessel. Following installation, HMS Protector conducted and passed her WECDIS digital accreditation process, enabling her to undertake Antarctic patrol operational commitments with the Royal Navy. This […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Survey ship HMS Echo has discovered an underwater mountain the size of the Rock of Gibraltar as she sailed through poorly-mapped waters in the Red Sea. The ship came across the huge feature while searching for volcanoes on the seabed – and also located a WW2 wreck off the Libyan coast as her 19-month deployment […]