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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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HSH Prince Albert II opening remarks to the Assembly

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World Hydrography Day

The IHO has released a new video for World Hydrography Day which highlights the relationship between hydrography and autonomous technologies. This includes aerial, surface and underwater survey drones as well as autonomous ships.

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World Hydrography Day

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New IHO guidelines for hydrographic geospatial data

The IHO has published new guidelines for the development of product specifications for the creation of hydrographic geospatial data.

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New IHO guidelines for hydrographic geospatial data

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Global hydrographic community grows with 100th country joining the IHO

The Republic of Kiribati has officially become the 100th Member State of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO), marking a significant milestone for the global hydrographic community. This historic landmark opens up numerous benefits of being an IHO Member State, from helping carry out obligations under the SOLAS Convention, to enhancing safety of navigation, maritime security, fisheries management, economic growth, environmental protection, and climate resilience.

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Global hydrographic community grows with 100th country joining the IHO

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The IHO visits the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

On invitation of the Bahamian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IHO Director Luigi Sinapi paid a High Level Visit to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas from 15 to 19 April. The Visit was aimed at resuming discussions on the Bahamas’ potential membership to the International Hydrographic Organization and on the progress made in the maritime sector of The Bahamas, to further strengthening the national capacity in the area of hydrography and improving the current Bahamian Maritime National Policy.

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The IHO visits the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

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The importance of mapping the ocean is highlighted at the 32nd Session of the IOC UNESCO Assembly

As part of its mission to “participate actively in international initiatives related to the knowledge of the sustainable use of the ocean,” the IHO participated in the 32nd Session of the IOC UNESCO Assembly held in Paris, France from 21-30 June 2023. In addition to engaging in plenary discussions in its role as an Observer, the IHO joined IOC UNESCO in celebrating the 120th anniversary of their joint project, the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO).

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The importance of mapping the ocean is highlighted at the 32nd Session of the IOC UNESCO Assembly

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Representatives of 98 countries to gather in Monaco for the IHO Assembly

Representatives of the 98 Member States of the International Hydrographic Organization will gather for the Assembly, Member State and Industry Exhibition from 1 to 5 May 2023. Held every three years, the gathering provides a forum for countries to come together, discuss new developments in technical standards, ocean mapping and agree on resolutions to guide activities. Key topics this year will include the future of charts and steps to ensure the transition to digital data systems.

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Representatives of 98 countries to gather in Monaco for the IHO Assembly

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The UN Ocean Decade and the IHO join forces to change the gender climate in hydrography

As part of its mission to induce “transformative ocean science solutions for sustainable development, connecting people and our ocean”, the United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (UN Ocean Decade) has endorsed the IHO’s Empowering Women in Hydrography (EWH) project as an Ocean Decade Action.

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The UN Ocean Decade and the IHO join forces to change the gender climate in hydrography

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The XIII Trans-Regional Seapower Symposium discusses hydrography’s role in a sustainable Blue Economy

The IHO participated in the XIII Trans-Regional Seapower Symposium held in Venice, Italy from 5-7 October to discuss the IHO’s tasks, mission and challenges within the UN Ocean Decade. Organized by the Italian Navy and hosted in the historical setting of the Arsenal of Venice, the symposium provided an open and inclusive forum where navies, industries, public institutions, academia and international organizations engaged in across-the-board debates involving the diverse community of players in the national and international marine cluster.

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The XIII Trans-Regional Seapower Symposium discusses hydrography’s role in a sustainable Blue Economy