CARIS Provides HPD for SMD

  • Project & Tenders

Through a competitive tender process, The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) has chosen CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) as the new system to meet the Hydrographic Office’s current and future requirements.

With HPD, the Hydrographic Office will have the latest system for the management of spatial data and the efficient production of paper and electronic charts.

The delivery of HPD includes a comprehensive training plan ensuring that the twenty operators who will use HPD gain a good understanding of data management, allowing the continued production and maintenance of more than 100 paper charts and 600 ENCs, the company said.

The Swedish Maritime Administration is responsible for accessibility and safety in the Swedish waters. Services include, but are not limited to, pilotage, Icebreaking, Maritime Traffic Information, Maritime and Aeronautical Search and Rescue and Hydrography.

Products such as S-57 ENCs and IENCs, S-57 AMLs, Paper Charts and Nautical Publications can all be created with the system as well as GIS exports for further data analysis, distribution and discovery, the company added.

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