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  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following an open competition, the UKHO  announces the appointment of Sandra Rogers as new Non-Executive Chair. Sandra, who has been on the UKHO’s board for more than eight years having joined in July 2002, has been Interim Chair since October 2009 and she takes up her new position for an initial term of three years. […]

  • 17 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has once again successfully delivered another of its accredited marine cartography courses to seven international students. Students from the Hydrographic Organisations of Colombia, Greece, Malaysia, Burma, Vietnam, Mozambique and Japan undertook the intensive 15 week programme at the UKHO’s head office in Taunton. The course provided students with fundamental […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO) celebrated World Hydrography Day 2011 at a reception held on board HMS President in London on June 22. The event was attended by Rt Hon Andrew Robathan, Parliamentary Under-secretary of State for Defence and Minister for Welfare and Veterans, Mike Penning, Parliamentary Under-secretary of State and Minister for […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has officially handed over marine geospatial data to the Guyanese Government after a campaign of hydrographic surveying. Delegates from the UKHO presented the data to government officials at a special event to celebrate the completion of the survey. Two workshops were held to brief ministers and provide technical support for […]

  • 22 March 2019

    The engagement is aimed at strengthening maritime security and safety of navigation.

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is launching two new Mariners’ Routeing Guides covering the Turkish Straits, providing Routeing information for the area between the Aegean Sea, the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea. The two new guides were published on 13 February 2014 and are the latest additions to the UKHO’s growing portfolio […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has today announced that Ian Moncrieff CBE has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive. Ian has held the post on an interim basis since October 2011 when the previous Chief Executive Mike Robinson left the organisation. The government as sole owner of the UKHO, ran an open, […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) announced on March 19 that Ian Moncrieff CBE has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive. Ian has held the post on an interim basis since October 2011, when the previous Chief Executive Mike Robinson left the organisation. The government as sole owner of the UKHO, ran an […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) ran an event entitled CARIS on the Desktop on November 13 and 14, 2012. The event was intended to show staff how their desktop would look in the future: how surveys will be handled, charts constructed and data maintained. In total 350 staff attended over the two days and […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has produced new and updated charts and Port Approach Guides for Brazilian waters within the Admiralty Nautical Product & Services, as a response to expansion and modernization of Brazil’s ports and growing shipping lanes. The upgraded Brazil portfolio will include 23 charts to cover the expansion underway at many of Brazil’s ports; […]

  • 21 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) ran an event entitled CARIS on the Desktop on November 13 and 14, 2012. The event was intended to show staff how their desktop would look in the future: how surveys will be handled, charts constructed and data maintained. In total 350 staff attended over the two days and […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      The UKHO announced that Mike Robinson is stepping down from his role as Chief Executive following five successful years at the head of the organisation. Ian Moncrieff, currently Chief Operating Officer and former UK National Hydrographer, will assume the role of Chief Executive with immediate effect. In his five years at the head of […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 400 UKHO people enrolled as IMarEST members. Membership supports their Career Level […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has appointed Cathrine Armour as the new director of its Customer Division. Cathrine joins the UKHO from Catapult’s South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications, a partnership led by the University of Exeter to stimulate the data economy. Cathrine also led the development of the Ordnance Survey’s Geovation Hub […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    For a fifth consecutive year, the United Kingdom Hydrographie Office (UKHO) has delivered a successful outcome from its internationally renowned and accredited marine cartography courses to a group of students drawn from seven nations. Students from the Hydrographie Organisations of Algeria. Bulgaria, Solomon Islands, Sri-Lanka, Thailand. Trinidad and Tobago, and Japan arrived at the UKHO […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dr Hideo Nishida, of the Japan Hydrographic Association, has been presented with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office’s (UKHO) Alexander Dalrymple Award at a ceremony in London. Dr Nishida was honoured for his outstanding contribution to Hydrography over a long and illustrious career with the Japan Coastguard, the Japan International Cooperation Agency and the Japan Hydrographic […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has appointed Terry Makewell to the position of chief technology officer. According to UKHO, this appointment will support it in delivering its vision of becoming the world-leading marine geospatial information agency and hydrographic office by 2020. Makewell joins the UKHO from the Office for National Statistics, where he held the […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is bringing its renowned ECDIS workshop to Hong Kong next week. This free workshop will present the ‘Admiralty Guide to policy and procedures for the operational use of ECDIS’ and will provide expert guidance on the regulatory requirements governing the adoption of ECDIS, as well as the onboard safety […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is delighted to announce the appointment of Commodore Tom Karsten RN as the next UK National Hydrographer, Deputy Chief Executive (Hydrography), based in Taunton, Somerset. Tom will be promoted to Rear Admiral on appointment and will take over from Rear Admiral Nick Lambert on December 17 this year. Tom […]