Posts Tagged ‘UKHO’

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth

UKHO supports safe arrival of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH into Portsmouth
A snapshot of the approach to Portsmouth Harbour from the video using United Kingdom Hydrographic Office bathymetric data.© British Crown Copyright and/or database rights. Not to be used for navigation. UKHO’s specialist marine geospatial and hydrographic expertise support safe arrival of HMS...
August 16th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

72% of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on 1st July 2017

72% of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage are ECDIS ready, following deadline on 1st July 2017
9,680 cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage using an ENC service, according to UKHO Almost three-quarters of cargo ships over 20,000 gross tonnage (GT) are already compliant with the SOLAS-mandated Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS) deadline of 1st July 2017, according to the...
July 11th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UKHO announces ECDIS Seminar programme for Posidonia 2016

UKHO announces ECDIS Seminar programme for Posidonia 2016
Six free seminars over three days for shipowners implementing ECDIS and those already living with ECDIS 11 May 2016 – The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced the details of its six free-to-attend ECDIS seminars at Posidonia 2016.  The ‘Implementing ECDIS’ seminars are...
May 11th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ADMIRALTY e-NPs ­ – Turning hours into seconds

ADMIRALTY e-NPs ­ – Turning hours into seconds
Viewers can share a short film from the UKHO, which can be viewed here, showcasing the benefits to mariners of their e-Nautical Publications. e-Nautical Publications (e-NPs) are electronic versions of ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications such as Sailing Directions and the Nautical Almanac. They allow bridge...
February 17th, 2016 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

UKHO gets the go ahead for new office building at Admiralty Way, Taunton

UKHO gets the go ahead for new office building at Admiralty Way, Taunton
UKHO will redevelop its current site at Admiralty Way Providing global hydrographic and geospatial data to defence, mariners and maritime agencies across the world, the UKHO is transforming its digital capability to continue meet the needs of the digital age. A key part of this transformation is to redevelop...
December 3rd, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UKHO calls for ship owners to liaise with ECDIS manufacturers over new IHO ECDIS Standards

UKHO calls for ship owners to liaise with ECDIS manufacturers over new IHO ECDIS Standards
Tom Mellor IHO announces new ECDIS Standards; 12 months to complete transition. Following the announcement of updated ECDIS Standards by the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), the UKHO is encouraging all ship owners to speak to their ECDIS manufacturers to ensure a smooth, timely transition. The...
July 9th, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical | Read More

54% of tankers comply with 1 July 2015 ECDIS mandate

54% of tankers comply with 1 July 2015 ECDIS mandate
Tom Mellor. Over 4, 000 tankers are not yet using an ENC service SOLAS regulations on the mandatory carriage of ECDIS for all tankers of 3, 000 gross tonnes or more come into force on 1 July 2015.  Of the 8, 750+ tankers in the global fleet that are required to comply with these regulations by their...
June 11th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

Free UKHO ‘Living with ECDIS’ seminars at Nor-Shipping 2015

Free UKHO ‘Living with ECDIS’ seminars at Nor-Shipping 2015
Seminar to include information on updated IHO ENC Standards The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced the details of its free-to-attend ECDIS Seminars at Nor-Shipping, which have been updated to include the implications for ship-owners and operators of the updated IHO ENC (Electronic...
May 27th, 2015 | Education and Training, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UKHO launches ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals 1, 3, 4 and 5

UKHO launches ADMIRALTY Digital Radio Signals 1, 3, 4 and 5
ADMIRALTY Digital Publications (ADP) is now the complete package ADMIRALTY List of Radio Signals is the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of information on all aspects of maritime radio communication, now available in digital format to make it easier to search and update than paper...
April 21st, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

UKHO to hold free ECDIS seminars at Sea Asia 2015

UKHO to hold free ECDIS seminars at Sea Asia 2015
The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is holding a series of free ECDIS Seminars at the Sea Asia 2015 Conference and Exhibition, taking place in Singapore next week from 21 – 23 April. To achieve SOLAS carriage requirements for the use of ECDIS as a primary means of navigation, a ship’s...
April 17th, 2015 | Education and Training, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

UKHO publishes new edition of ADMIRALTY Mariners Handbook (NP100)

UKHO publishes new edition of ADMIRALTY Mariners Handbook (NP100)
Tenth Edition of renowned guide to essential maritime information now available in an updated format In response to user feedback and an improved understanding of how the publication is used, the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has published the Tenth Edition of the ADMIRALTY Mariners Handbook...
April 14th, 2015 | Associations, Books, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Expanded range of e-NPs launched by UKHO

Expanded range of e-NPs launched by UKHO
Expanded range of e-NPs launched by UKHO and a further Flag State approval for the use of e-NPs in place of paper equivalents Eight more ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications from the UKHO to be available as e- books; Sierra Leone approves ADP and e-NPs as SOLAS-compliant In the week that Sierra Leone has...
February 3rd, 2015 | Associations, Flags, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

UKHO launches enhanced coverage of Brazil

UKHO launches enhanced coverage of Brazil
As Brazilian waters grow busier, many of Brazil’s port facilities are being modernized and expanded. The UKHO has produced new and updated charts and Port Approach Guides for Brazilian waters so that customers of ADMIRALTY Nautical Product & Services have access to the most up-to-date and accurate...
January 22nd, 2015 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals | Read More

USA, Lithuania and Belgium αpprove ADP and e-NPs as SOLAS-Compliant

USA, Lithuania and Belgium αpprove ADP and e-NPs as SOLAS-Compliant
Over three-quarters of the global fleet now authorised to use ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications in electronic format in place of paper equivalents The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced that three more Flag States have approved the use of electronic-Nautical Publications (e-NPs) and...
January 15th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

UKHO launches New H-Note App

UKHO launches New H-Note App
The UKHO are inviting mariners around the globe to help further develop ADMIRALTY Nautical Products & Services by using a free H-Note App for submitting hydrographic information. The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has unveiled a new digital application that enables mariners to submit hydrographic...
January 7th, 2015 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Ian Moncrieff CBE to retire as UKHO Chief Executive

Ian Moncrieff CBE to retire as UKHO Chief Executive
Ian Moncrieff CBE On 31 January next year, Ian Moncrieff will retire from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, after 8 years as National Hydrographer, Chief Operating Officer and finally Chief Executive. Ian said “I am proud of what we have achieved, and enjoyed building and working with a great...
December 1st, 2014 | Company Profiles, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Person Profiles | Read More

UKHO launches new ADMIRALTY ENC Maintenance Record (NP133C)

UKHO launches new ADMIRALTY ENC Maintenance Record (NP133C)
New reference folder aids efficient information management on the bridge The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has launched the ADMIRALTY ENC Maintenance Record (NP133C), designed to streamline the management of paper records of ENC and ECDIS maintenance and make information on official digital...
November 3rd, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UKHO Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Captain Peter Kortenoeven RNLN

UKHO Alexander Dalrymple Award presented to Captain Peter Kortenoeven RNLN
  Captain Peter Kortenoeven Captain Peter Kortenoeven, Hydrographer of the Royal Netherlands Navy, has been presented with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO’s) prestigious Alexander Dalrymple Award at a ceremony in London. The award is dedicated to Alexander Dalrymple who was the...
October 29th, 2014 | Awards, HR | Read More

Majority of global tanker fleet have yet to adopt ECDIS ahead of the 2015 deadline

Majority of global tanker fleet have yet to adopt ECDIS ahead of the 2015 deadline
ECDIS and the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service on the bridge of a ship UKHO calls on tanker owners and operators to ensure compliance with SOLAS rules on ECDIS carriage from 1 July 2015 The majority of ships in the global tanker fleet have yet to adopt ECDIS, according to data published for the first...
September 15th, 2014 | Associations, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

UK Hydrographic Office to hold free ECDIS Seminars at SMM

UK Hydrographic Office to hold free ECDIS Seminars at SMM
  Captain Paul Hailwood The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced that it will be bringing its renowned ECDIS seminars to next week’s SMM maritime trade fair in Hamburg. The UKHO’s ECDIS seminars will focus on ECDIS Implementation, Policy and Procedures and are free to attend...
September 2nd, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ENCTrack with AVCS; innovation in Marine Navigation

ENCTrack with AVCS; innovation in Marine Navigation
Datema has announced that through collaboration with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) the ADMIRALTY Vector Chart Service (AVCS) is now integrated into their Chartplanner and Pay As You Sail (PAYS) services. Datema’s PAYS service, ENCTrack, now includes AVCS – the world’s most chosen...
August 27th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Ships that need an ECDIS should have a plan by now, says the UKHO

Ships that need an ECDIS should have a plan by now, says the UKHO
All existing passenger ships > 500 gross tonnes and all new cargo ships > 3, 000 gross tonnes are required to carry ECDIS from their first survey after 1 July 2014. In 12 months time, on 1 July 2015, this will be further extended to include all existing tankers >3, 000 gross tonnes, extending...
July 8th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Azerbaijan, Estonia and Qatar approve use of ADP in lieu of paper

Azerbaijan, Estonia and Qatar approve use of ADP in lieu of paper
70+ Flag States now allow ADMIRALTY Digital Publications for navigation use under SOLAS requirements The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office has announced that Azerbaijan, Estonia and Qatar are the latest Flag States to confirm their approval for the use of digital nautical publications to satisfy SOLAS...
February 24th, 2014 | Flags, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

UKHO Launches Large-Scale Routeing Chart for Vietnam, Indonesia and the Malacca Strait

UKHO Launches Large-Scale Routeing Chart for Vietnam, Indonesia and the Malacca Strait
30 January 2014 – UKHO Launches Large-Scale Routeing Chart for Vietnam, Indonesia and the Malacca Strait. Routeing Chart 5141- ‘Malacca Strait to Marshall Islands’ – adds to UKHO’s upgraded suite of navigational products for Vietnam The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office...
January 30th, 2014 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

IMarEST supports UKHO with the professional development and global recognition of their staff

IMarEST supports UKHO with the professional development and global recognition of their staff
David Loosley The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is the latest organisation to join the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) as a Corporate Marine Partner; and involvement with the initiative has had an immediate effect. This new partnership has already seen over...
January 10th, 2014 | Clubs, IMarEST, Technology | Read More