John Pinder is Port Hydrographer at Port of London Authority. John went to sea with P&O as a deck officer cadet in 1975, serving as a deck officer for 12 years and gaining his Master Mariner certificate prior to coming ashore and doing a BSc in Nautical Studies at Plymouth. After a short time in command of a small Thames-based training ship he joined the PLA as a Hydrographic Surveyor in 1989, where he has been ever since, serving as Port Hydrographer for the last 18 years.


Hydrographic Surveying in the Port of London

By the end of this year, the gap will have finally closed on the mandatory requirements for ships to carry an Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS), with all existing vessels of over 10,000GT being required to be so equipped (all new vessels greater than 3,000GT already have to com... (read more)
SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

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