Category Archives: UKHO

UK Hydrographic Office welcomes Maritime 2050 strategy

By | January 28, 2019

UK Government aims to support autonomous navigation and map over 6 million square kilometres of the world’s oceans… The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has welcomed the publication of the UK government’s ‘Maritime 2050’ strategy paper, which sets out the vision for the future of the UK maritime sector. The strategy, which has been developed in… Read More »

UK Hydrographic Office presents Guyana with marine geospatial data

By | November 23, 2018

UKHO presents Guyanese Government with findings from a recent seabed mapping campaign to support the sustainable growth of its blue economy. 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… Read More »

UK Hydrographic Office contributes to autonomous navigation study

By | November 5, 2018

Pioneering government-funded study looks at how navigational and wider marine geospatial data can support the safe navigation of autonomous vessels. The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has contributed to a new UK government-funded study on navigational requirements for autonomous maritime vessels. The UKHO worked together with partner organisations L3 ASV and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency… Read More »