S2C Sonobot

For the first time, EvoLogics presents Sonobot, an autonomous cartography and surveillance robot with an integrated high precision S2C bionic sonar, differential GPS amongst other sensors. The company also exhibits the advantages the S2C technology provides for underwater acoustic communication and positioning during OI. S2C signals have shown reliability advantages for data transmission and positioning in particular under noisy environments, shallow waters and confined waters. Evologics will share with participants of the congress its experience with sub-sea monitoring, sub-sea production systems, operation of robots, AUVs (and ROVs) and for wireless acoustic networks. The reliability practically achieved and affirmed by independent... (read more)
2010-03-10 04:33:24

New Vice President of US Operations Caris

Paul R. Cooper has joined the Caris USA executive team and will be responsible for directing all aspects of the company's US operations. Mr. Cooper has more than 30 years experience in geospatial data collection, management and leadership in the US federal government and private industry. He comes to CARIS from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where he served as an International Business Developer. There he developed business opportunities in Integrated Oceanographic Observations Systems and in the National Science Foundation Oceanographic Observing Initiative. Previously, he served as Director of the Naval Oceanographic Office International Program, a program which developed bilateral... (read more)
2006-08-30 12:00:00

Chief Hydrographer Appointed in the Royal Netherlands Navy

On 1st September 2011, Captain F. (Floor) de Haan handed over his position as chief hydrographer of the Royal Netherlands Navy to Captain N. (Peter) Kortenoeven. Captain Kortenoeven had previously been working as staff officer maritime planning at NATO in Brussels since 2009.     Captain de Haan has occupied the function of chief hydrographer for more than 5 years. De Haan's new position will be deputy director of communications.   The Hydrographic office of the Royal Netherlands Navy has been charged by the government with the issue of official nautical charts (paper and digital) and hydrographic publications. The Hydrographic... (read more)
2011-09-08 03:40:44

Install Academy Completes EIVA Course

Install Academy has completed the EIVA course in the INSTALL training centre in Monte di Procida, Italy. The instruction was given by an instructor accredited by EIVA and covered the following modules of Eiva Navi suite: Navi Pac Online, NaviScan, NaviEdit and NaviModel, with a final lesson on Tug Management Systems (TMS). The EIVA course is the last course of a 4-month training programme, in which the students of the academy went deep into many subjects and topics related to offshore survey, like management and planning of a projects; various scenarios of the offshore operations, from a platform installation to... (read more)
2014-04-23 11:00:04

Chartworx Holland to Provide ECS for Aircraft

Optimare Sensorsysteme AG, based in Bremerhaven (Germany) has taken delivery of nine operational and planning versions of TheMAP 210 Electronic Chart Systems manufactured by Chartworx Holland BV. Six of these systems will be installed by Optimare in the Dornier 228 Aircraft of the Netherlands Coast Guard.   A complete spare system will be kept available on the ground and two systems are available for planning and analysis purposes in the Coast Guard office. The systems have been adapted to fully integrate with the Side Looking Airborne Radar (SLAR) systems on board of the aircraft while special defined layers like Terminal... (read more)
2007-07-02 03:47:59

CoastGIS 2013 Call for Paper Abstracts

CoastGIS 2013, the 11th International Symposium for GIS and Computer Cartography for Coastal Zone Management, is to take place in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, from 18 to 21 June 2013. The organisers invite professionals to submit abstracts for presentations, and proposals for workshops. Extended abstracts for oral papers and posters, as well as proposals for pre-conference workshops can be submitted via coastgis2013.ca Following the conference, a peer-reviewed process will select conference papers to be published in either Marine Geodesy or a coastal management journal (to be confirmed), depending on the particular focus of the paper. Important dates for submissions are 30... (read more)
2012-10-24 04:56:58

XXVII Indian International Cartographic Association Conference

The Indian Naval Hydrographic Department hosts the XXVII International Cartographic Association Conference from 21 to 23 November 2007 at Visakhapatnam (AP, India). Theme will be Coartography for Coastal Management, covering topics like GIS and RS applications in coastal resource mapping, coastal geomorphology and digital cartography for electronic chart production.   Technical research papers are welcomed. Abstracts of 200 words can be submitted before 31rst July 2007, and full papers not exceeding eight pages can be submitted by 30 September 2007. Six best papers presented will be recognised and rewarded. Two best papers in the poster session also will be selected... (read more)
2007-06-29 10:20:18

Hydrographic Engineering Conference in Portugal

From 20th to 22nd of June 2012, the week which includes World Hydrography Day, a Hydrographic Engineering Conference is to take place in Lisbon, Portugal. This conference is intended to provide an open space for the scietific and technical community involved in hydrography and those who interact closely with hydrography, in particular related to navigation, geology, marine data management and marine chemistry.   Abstracts can be submitted until 2nd March 2012 to jornadas2012@hidrografico.pt. Paper topics can cover hydrographic processes, hydrographic cartography, methods for safety of navigation, operational oceanography, physical oceanography, geological oceanography, chemical oceanography, marine geology, geographic information systems and... (read more)
2012-02-20 09:57:03

Shepard Smith Named as Next NOAA Coast Survey Director

US President Barack Obama has approved the promotion of Shepard Smith from captain to rear admiral (lower half), a prerequisite for Smith to become director of NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey, after his selection by Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. Smith’s appointment to director will be effective on 26 August 2016. Smith will oversee NOAA’s charts and hydrographic surveys, ushering in the next generation of navigational products and services for mariners who need integrated delivery of coastal intelligence data. He succeeds Rear Adm. Gerd Glang, who will retire on 1 September 2016 after a 27-year NOAA career. Glang served almost... (read more)
2016-06-13 02:02:06

Hydrographic Society Russia

WHD – A Day for ActionOn 21 June 2012, on World Hydrographic Day, a Scientific - Practical conference ‘Hydrography in Russia at the beginning of the 21st century: research, innovations, technologies, problems and prospects’ took place in St. Petersburg at the Department of Navigation and Oceanography (DNO) under the HSR initiative. More than 60 experts, managers and employees of naval and civil, state and private, scientific, industrial, and educational establishments and companies, HSR members, veteran hydrographers, and mass media representatives took part in the Conference. Sponsors of the Conference were the Joint-Stock Company Marine Bridge and Navigating Systems (JSC ‘MNS’),... (read more)
2012-07-26 03:19:09
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