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2014-04-08 12:21:52

DALLAS, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to new market research report "Hydrographic Equipment Market by Application (Hydrographic charting, Offshore oil and gas, Coastal engineering, Port and harbor management), product (Sonar, GPS/DGPS, Echosounder, Profiler, Tide gauge), & Region (Africa, The Asia-Pacific, Americas, Europe, The Middle East) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets , the global Hydrographic Equipment Market is...

2013-12-03 00:20:19

BVS Integrated with e-Navigator Simplifies Passage Planning SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Weather Technology, Inc. (AWT), a leading provider of fleet optimization services and BVS onboard voyage management software, in conjunction with the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), provider of world-leading ADMIRALTY Nautical Products and Services, today announced the capability of interchanging track waypoints between the ADMIRALTY e-Navigator and AWT's Bon...

New Chart Shows Entire Topography Of Antarctic Seafloor In Detail
2013-04-09 15:10:20

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research Reliable information on the depth and floor structure of the Southern Ocean has so far been available for only few coastal regions of the Antarctic. An international team of scientists under the leadership of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, has for the first time succeeded in creating a digital map of the entire Antarctic seafloor. The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean...

2012-05-15 02:20:14

HAMBURG, Germany, May 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChartWorld International has launched a new micro-site ( http://www.ecdis-as-a-service.com) to mark the introduction of its unique "ECDIS as a Service(TM)" concept for supplying ECDIS and digital chart data services to the SOLAS shipping market. Eye catching and informative, the new micro-site not only provides visitors with information about ChartWorld's overall eSeries "ECDIS as a Service(TM)" concept and its specific...

2011-11-17 16:24:00

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has implemented a new nautical charting system based on Esri GIS technology to produce more navigational products than ever before without increasing its budget or personnel needs. The new system, NCS II, is based on Esri Nautical Solution, and it allows NOAA to centralize the management of hydrographic data for US coastal waters. (Logo:...

2011-11-09 18:01:00

HAMBURG, Germany, November 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dutch-Belgian-Trading GmbH (DBT) has today acquired Hamburg based SevenCs GmbH and ChartWorld GmbH from Admiralty Holdings Limited (AHL), a wholly-controlled subsidiary of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). Mr. Jochen Rudolph, Managing Director of DBT, said: "DBT has exciting and ambitious plans to develop a completely new concept for integrated ECDIS and digital chart data services aimed at the SOLAS...

2011-09-30 15:43:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. State Department on Thursday reaffirmed U.S. support for Cyprus' sovereign right to continue to explore for natural resources. Speaking at a daily press briefing, State Department Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner said, "The United States supports Cyprus' right to explore for energy. Having a U.S. company involved in developing the energy resources of Cyprus is also positive." During the briefing, Toner also reiterated the U.S.'...

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2010-07-21 10:54:01

New multi-year effort to update charts of priority Arctic regions As Arctic ice recedes, countries are looking forward to faster, safer and more efficient sea routes across the top of the world. Responding to a request from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Maritime Pilots and the commercial shipping industry, NOAA sent one of its premier surveying vessels, NOAA Ship Fairweather, to detect navigational dangers in critical Arctic waters that have not been charted for more than 50 years....

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2009-05-14 07:30:00

On Wednesday, France announced that is was claiming the North Atlantic seabed surrounding the islands of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, and is requesting that Canada cooperate in finding a resolution to the dispute.A special UN commission was presented a preliminary request to extend French waters up to 350 nautical miles off the coast of the French archipelago on Friday, said the French foreign ministry."Our objective is to reach with Canada, which was given advance notice of our demarche, a...

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2009-05-12 13:10:00

A U.N. deadline on May 13th over maritime boundaries will attempt to solve disputes over the seabed from the South China Sea to the North Pole, Reuters reported. A U.N. Commission that aims to set limits for national rights to everything from oil and gas to life on the ocean floor is asking most coastal states to define their continental shelves (areas of shallower water offshore) by Wednesday. Harald Brekke, a Norwegian official who is a vice-chair of the U.N. Commission on the Limits of the...