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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013

      Lieutenant Commander John Sperring, a long-term resident at the Australian Hydrographic Office, celebrated 40 years in Australian Defence Force (ADF) service on 6th March 2013. Originally in the Army for 12 ½ years, John reached the rank of Warrant Officer, primarily in Army Intelligence but also served in the Infantry as a machine gunner, […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    USNS Pathfinder (T-AGS 60), a Military Sealift Command oceanographic survey ship, moored in Cartagena, to conduct subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) with the Oceanographic and Hydrographic Center of the Colombian navy in support of Southern Partnership Station-Oceanographic 2015, the week of Feb. 22. The goal of subject matter expert exchanges (SMEEs) is to exchange ideas, knowledge […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Indian Navy sent its hydrographic survey ship INS Sarvekshak to Tanazania where it joined the Tanzanian Navy for two days of hydrographic surveys. The joint survey started November 15 and is being conducted with the naval personnel of Tanzania who have been trained at the Indian National Institute of Hydrography in Goa. The ship will be undertaking […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    The solemn launching ceremony of hydrographic ship Viktor Faleyev was held on Nov 12 at Vostochnaya Verf shipyard (Vladivostok); the ship is meant for Pacific Fleet (PF), reports RIA Novosti. The new ship named after known PF scientist Viktor Faleyev was launched on 155-th anniversary of PF Hydrographic Service. The launching ceremony was attended by […]

  • 29 January 2012
    Industry news

    In 2012, Russian Navy Hydrographic Service will receive a new Project 19920 large-size hydrographic boat. Two boats of that project are already in service at Caspian Flotilla and Pacific Fleet. The third vessel is planned to join Northern Fleet. Boat of that kind is designed for hydrographic and buoyage works in littoral areas; servicing, examination, […]

  • 5 December 2016

    The Royal Australian Navy laser airborne depth sounder flight has deployed to assist in disaster relief efforts off the South Island of New Zealand. The Cairns-based flight has conducted a hydrographic survey of the sea floor in the coastal margins of the north-east coast of the South Island following the recent 7.9 magnitude earthquake near […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    Solemn launching ceremony of Pacific Fleet (PF) hydrographic ship Valery Faleyev will be held on Nov 12 in the Maly Uliss Bay, Vladivostok. The new ship is designed for oceanographic researches for Pacific Fleet, reports Russian defense ministry’s press service. The ship’s launching will coincide with 155th anniversary of PF Hydrographic Service. There will be […]

  • 18 November 2013

    The Ukrainian Navy has continued the scheduled survey of the hydrological and hydro-meteorological conditions of the Black and Azov Seas. On Friday, November 15, specialized vessel Pereyaslav with a group of navigational and hydrographic and hydro-meteorological support put out to sea for the second hydro-geographical expedition in this year. The expedition is aimed at clarification […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Oceanography’s Fleet Survey Team (FST) and Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center (NOMWC) recently joined the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise for an opportunity to develop interoperability with European allies in mine countermeasure operations. FST and the Hydrographic Support Squadron of the Polish Navy (HSSPN) conducted the two navies’ first cooperative hydrographic survey of […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Taking hydrography to the sky is the unique task of the Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS) flight is and one of the lesser known capabilities of the Royal Australian Navy’s Australian Hydrographic Service.   The Navy’s hydrographic fleet is most visible through the fleet of two Hydrographic Survey ships and four Survey Motor Launches, but […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Equipment & technology

    The Hydrographic Department, Royal Thai Navy (HDRTN) is responsible for surveying the navigable waterways of Thailand and producing official nautical products to serve both the Royal Thai Navy and mariners.   In addition, the hydrographic department has the vision to support all dimensions of operations for the Royal Thai Navy by the end of 2024. […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Echo’s AB Sally Owen has been awarded a prestigious award for her excellence in hydrographic and meteorological training. The junior rating received the Navy’s premier award for her achievements in hydrographic and meteorological training: the Hambone Trophy. The trophy is a model sextant – often regarded as the symbol of the Royal Navy’s Hydrographic […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) hydrographic ship Donuzlav together with Russian delegation headed by Alexander Shemetov, Chief of Navigation and Oceanography Dept at Russian Defense Ministry, arrived in Monaco to take part in the 18-th International Hydrographic Conference, Russian Navy reports. During the cruise, the hydrographic team onboard the ship was conducting oceanographic researches. They performed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The South African Navy will be celebrating World Hydrography Day in East London from 17 to 21 June 2015. As part of the celebrations, the SA Navy will be sending no less than three ships to visit East London. SAS PROTEA is the SA Navy’s hydrographic survey vessel and will showcase the importance of hydrography and how it affects South […]

  • 6 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Black Sea Fleet (BSF) hydrographic ship Donuzlav left Sevastopol on Apr 4 heading for the Mediterranean Sea. Main goal of the cruise is providing participation of Russian experts in 18-th International Hydrographic Conference to take place in Monaco in Apr 23-27. Expectedly, representatives of 70 countries are to attend the conference, but only Russia, the […]

  • 4 September 2018

    Gisborne has been chosen as the honorary homeport for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) newly purchased dive and hydrographic vessel. In late August, the country’s government approved the purchase of the 85-meter Edda Fonn, a 15-year-old survey and light construction vessel. The ship will replace the decommissioned dive tender HMNZS Manawanui and hydrographic survey ship […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Royal Australian Navy’s Survey Motor Launch HMAS Mermaid was recently conducting hydrographic survey work in Far North Queensland, Australia and visited the wreck of HMAS Warrnambol (I). The Bathurst class minesweeper was clearing a mine-field in the Great Barrier Reef when on September 13, 1947 she struck a live mine and slowly sank. After resting on the seabed […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Industry news

    The Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service (HNHS) announced its second consecutive participation in the International Maritime Exhibition «Posidonia» scheduled for June 4-8. This is a first class forum to promote the Service’s important hydrographic work, activities and cartographic projects and highlights the HNHS’s significant role in the safety of navigation, marine research and protection of the […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Netherlands’ Defense Material Organization (DMO) procurement agency has awarded Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Den Helder (DSDH) a contract to design, build and deliver a prototype expeditionary survey boat (ESB) for the Royal Netherlands Navy. The ESB is to be optimized for rapid environmental assessments and hydrographic surveys in harbors, river mouths, shallow waters, coastal […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Members of a hydrographic team embarked on Australian Navy hydrographic survey vessel HMAS Melville recently helped an outback community ensure safe navigation for shipping. The crew deployed on the first detached boat camp conducted for several years to test the detached Survey Motor Boat survey capability and to survey the Liverpool River approaches to Maningrida. During the […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Shepparton’s Hydrographic Department have been hard at work, conducting high resolution surveys of the Australian coastline.  The Paluma Class Survey Motor Launch (SML) is currently conducting survey operations between Clarence Strait and the approaches to Darwin Harbour.  Commanding Officer of Shepparton, Lieutenant Commander Michael Kumpis says the aim of this survey is to support the transit of large […]