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Legacy website and other services unavailable

Following a fire at one of the IHO web hosting service providers, the IHO legacy website, the S-100 website, and some documents on the IHO website are currently unavailable.

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Lebanon joins the IHO

Lebanon has joined the International Hydrographic Organization. By becoming its 94th Member State, Lebanon will benefit from the organization’s resources and expertise in order to improve safety of navigation and contribute to the development of its maritime activities.

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New chair & vice chair of GEBCO Guiding Committee

Members of the GEBCO Guiding Committee met online 18-20 January to discuss the project’s direction for the coming year, including upcoming initiatives, resource allocation etc. During the meeting, members elected Mr Evert Flier from Norway as the new chair of the Guiding Committee, and Dr Marzia Rovere from Italy as vice chair for 2021 – 2024.

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Participants in GEBCO week discuss seafloor mapping and knowledge of the oceans

Over 600 participants from 80 countries gathered online as part of the GEBCO Week to discuss initiatives to map the seafloor and increase our knowledge of the oceans.

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New edition of the International Hydrographic Review

The latest edition of the International Hydrographic Review has been published.

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Guidelines for the Standardisation of Undersea Feature Names Available in Portuguese

The IHO has released an English /Portuguese version of the guidelines for the Standardisation of Undersea Feature Names (IHO publication B-6). These guidelines explain the process to submit proposals for undersea features names and provide necessary information for them to be adopted by the GEBCO Sub-Committee on Undersea Feature Names (SCUFN). This English /Portuguese version is the result of a productive cooperation and input from Brazil (DHN) and Portugal (IHPT).

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IHO Assembly sets the priorities for the next 3 years

The IHO Assembly has finished after 3 days of productive meetings. From 16 to 18 November IHO Member States were able to discuss how to move forward on work items, with the Assembly being held by videoconference.

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HSH Prince Albert II opening remarks to the Assembly

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco officially opened the IHO Assembly which is taking place 16 to 18 November by videoconference.

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Updated IHO Geospatial Information Registry

The IHO has released an updated Geospatial Information Registry which now contains over 7000 items for the modelling of oceanic data.

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