Australian Hydrographic Office Celebrates 100 Years

October 5, 2019 – The Australian Hydrographic Office (AHO) launched its centenary celebrations in Wollongong today, in the lead-up to its 100th anniversary in October 2020. Defence is the lead government body for hydrography in Australia, a role performed by the AHO, the national charting authority. The AHO is responsible for the production of Australia’s 1,376 electronic and paper nautical charts, tide tables and other nautical publications to support all vessels navigating seas and oceans around Australia. A longstanding and integral part of the Royal Australian Navy and Defence, the AHO maintains Australia’s repository of hydrographic…

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Hydrographic surveys for MCA in the Shetland Islands

MMT has since 2006 been one of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency´s Civil Hydrography Programme survey providers of high resolution multi-beam bathymetry, providing hydrographic data for updating nautical charts for safe navigation and efficient maritime transport. Currently MMT UK, based in Banbury Oxfordshire, is undertaking two hydrographic surveys in the Shetland Islands on behalf of the Maritime & Coastguard Agency. One survey runs from Yell to Unst and is a 45 day survey running along the coastlines. The other survey is a 90 day survey from Yell to Lerwick and…

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