Dr. Mathias Jonas is the National Hydrographer of Germany. Holding the chair of IHO´s Hydrographic Standards and Services Committee, he oversees the work of a total of nine technical standardisation working groups – including  those responsible for the maintenance of ECDIS standards.


The Sun Shines on Nautical Charts in Different Ways

Just recently someone reminded me about the 20th anniversary of the finalization of the first official type-approval of an ECDIS device. Indeed, it was in summer 1999 that all sea trials and technical tests at the labs of the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany were completed and, be... (read more)
SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

SEAEXPLORER Underwater Glider

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