Index updated on:   09/02/2011  12:15 PM



  • Regional  Hydrographic  Commissions

    10th Meeting of the North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission (NIOHC)
    Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23-24 February 2010.

    4th Meeting of the South West Atlantic Hydrographic Commission (SWAtHC)
    Buenos Aires, Argentina, 25-26 March 2010.

    54th Meeting of the Nordic Hydrographic Commission (NHC)
    Reykjavik, Iceland, 12-14 April 2010.

  • Committees / Sub-Committees / Commissions

    IMO Headquarters, London, 8-12 March 2010.

  • Working Groups

    1st Meeting of the MBSHC International Charting Coordination Working Group
    Paris, France,  16-17 February 2010.

  • Conferences / Seminars

    International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems (IMDIS)
    Paris, France, 29-31 March 2010.

  • Visits to IHB

    Visit by students from the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS)
    IHB, Monaco, 28 January 2010.

  • New Hydrographers

    New Hydrographer of Colombia.

    New Hydrographer of Peru.

    New Hydrographer of Korea.

    New Hydrographer of Portugal.

  • Information of Interest

    New President of the Japan Hydrographic Association (JHA).

    Virtual Aids to Navigation Workshop
    IALA Headquarters, St. Germain-en-Laye, France,  25-28 January 2010.

    Japan Capacity Building Project; 3rd Coordination Meeting
    Tokyo, Japan, 3 February 2010.

    IALA Meeting on the Marking of the Polar Routes
    St. Germain-en-Laye, France, 10-12 February 2010.

    4th Meeting of the Executive Team of the FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographers and Nautical Cartographers
    London, UK, 15-16 February 2010.

    2nd S-100 Stakeholders' Workshop
    Taunton, UK, 9-11 March 2010.

  • Regional  Hydrographic  Commissions

    33rd Meeting of the US-Canada Hydrographic Commission (USCHC)
    Otawa, Canada, 17-18 May 2010.

    15th Meeting of Baltic Sea Regional Hydrographic Commission (BSHC)
    Gdynia, Poland, 21-23 September 2010.

    29th Meeting of the North Sea Hydrographic Commission (NSHC)
    SHOM, Brest, France, 28-29 September 2010.

    1st Meeting of the Arctic Regional Hydrographic Commission (ARHC)
    Ottawa, Canada, 4-6 October 2010.

    10th Meeting of the South West Pacific Hydrographic Commission (SWPHC)
    Honiara, Solomon Islands, 9-10 November 2010.

    11th Meeting of the Meso-American and Caribbean Hydrographic Commission (MACHC)
    Paramaribo, Suriname, 10-11 November 2010.

    9th Meeting of the South East Pacific Hydrographic Commission (SEPHC)
    Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 15-17 November 2010.

    11th Eastern Atlantic Hydrographic Commission (EAtHC) Conference
    Accra, Ghana, 24-26 November 2010.

  • Committees / Sub-Committees / Commissions

    2nd Preparatory Meeting for the proposed UN Committee on Global Geographic Information Management (UN-CGGIM)
    UN Headquarters, New York, 10-11 May 2010.

    8th IHO Capacity Building Sub-Commitee Meeting
    New Orleans, USA, 14-16 June 2010.

    2nd Meeting of the IHO Inter-Regional Coordination Committee (IHO-IRCC2)
    New Orleans, USA, 17-18 June 2010.

    2nd Meeting of the World-Wide Navigational Warning Service Sub-Committee
    Sydney, Australia, 9-13 August 2010.

    10th Meeting of the IHO Hydrographic Commission on Antarctica (HCA)
    Cambridge, United Kingdom, 20-22 September 2010.

    2nd Meeting of the IHO Hydrographic Services and Standards Committee (HSSC)
    Rostock, Germany, 26-29 October 2010.

  • Working Groups

    2nd combined Joint Transfer Standard Maintenance and Application Development Working Group (TSMAD) & Digital Information Portrayal Working Group Meeting (DIPWG).
    Rostock, Germany, 3-7 March 2010.

    2nd Meeting of the Tidal and Water Level Working Group (TWLWG)
    Stavanger, Norway, 27-29 April 2010.

    2nd Meeting of the Digital Information Portrayal Working Group (DIPWG)
    Rostock, Germany, 3-7 May 2010 (held jointly with the 20th TSMAD Meeting).

    10th Meeting of the Baltic and Azov Seas Working Group (BASWG)
    Istanbul, Turkey, 27-28 May 2010.

    TSMAD Sub-Working Group Meeting on S-101 ENC Product Specification
    Taunton, UK, 17-19 August 2010.

  • Other Bodies

    JCOMM - Maritime Safety Services Enhancement Workshop
    Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, Australia, 3-6 May 2010.

    33rd Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM)
    Punta del Este, Uruguay, 3-14 May 2010.

    Report on the IHO Participation at the 33rd Annual Council Meeting of Board of Directors, Port Management Association of West and Central Africa
    Banjul, the Gambia, 10-14 May 2010.

    87th Session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee
    IMO Headquarters, London, UK, 12-21 May 2010.

    43rd IOC Executive Council
    Paris, France, 08-16 June 2010.

    IHO/HCA Participation in the 21st Annual Meeting of IAATO
    Turin, Italy, 21-24 June 2010.

    11th United Nations Open-Ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea (UNICPOLOS)
    UN Headquarters, New York, 21-25 June 2010.

    21st Assembly of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO)
    London, UK, 12-16 July 2010.

    56th Session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation (NAV)
    IMO Headquarters, London, UK, 26-30 July 2010.

    8th Meeting of the IALA Committee on E-Navigation
    St. Germain-en-Laye, Paris, France, 20-24 September 2010.

    3rd Meeting of  WMO/IOC -JCOMM-ETMSSIII
    Saint Petersburg, 4-8 October 2010.

    17th ABLOS Business Meeting
    IHB, Monaco, 25 and 28 October 2010.

    88th Session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC88)
    IMO Headquarters, London, UK, 24 November - 3 December 2010.

  • Conferences / Seminars

    Canadian Hydrographic Conference
    Quebec City, Canada, 21-23 June 2010.

    Technical Seminar on S-100 Developments
    Incheon, Republic of Korea, 19-21 July 2010.

    6th ABLOS Conference
    IHB, Monaco, 25-27 October 2010.

    20th Congress of the International Maritime Pilots Association (IMPA)
    Brisbane, Australia, 14-19 November 2010.

  • Visits to IHB

    Visit to IHB by students from the Gdynia Maritime University, Poland
    IHB, Monaco, 17 May 2010.

    Visits by Groups of School Children to the IHB
    18-25 June 2010.

    Visit to the IHB by the Preparatory Commission on the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization
    29-30 June 2010.

    Visit of Academics from the Republic of Korea visit the IHB
    23 August 2010.

    Visit by a Delegation from the French Institute of Higher National Defence Studies
    21st October 2010.

  • IHB Visits

    Visit to the Centre for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New Hampshire
    Durnham, NH, USA, 18 June 2010.

    Visit to the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
    20th  October 2010.

    Technical Visit to Georgia
    13-17 December 2010.

  • New Hydrographers

    New Director of the Hellenic Navy Hydrographic Service.

    New Hydrographer of Spain.

    New Hydrographer of Turkey.

    New Hydrographer of Ecuador.

    New Head of the Maritime Hydrographic Directorate of Romania.

    New Director of the Norwegian Hydrographic Service.

    New Chief of the Hydrographic Service of the Russian Navy.

    New Hydrographer of France.

    New Hydrographer of Poland.

    New Hydrographer of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Chilean Navy (SHOA).

    New Hydrographer of Thailand.

  • Information of Interest

    Marine Electronic Highway. Technical Steering Committee
    Singapore, 24-25 May 2010.

    Coast-Map-IO Project. IOC-IHO Assessment Mission conducted in Kenya and the Comoros
    24 May - 2 June 2010.

    World Hydrography Day
    Monaco, 21st June 2010.

    Transfer of IHB French Nautical Chart Collection to the Maritime Museum of Saint-Tropez, France
    25 June 2010.

    Marine Electronic Highway - 3rd Meeting of the Project Steering Committee
    Singapore, 13-15 July 2010.

    GEBCO Meetings 2010
    Navy Club, Lima, Peru, 11-18 September 2010.

    4th Capacity Building Coordination Meeting of the Officers from IHO-IMO-IOC-WMO-IAEA-IALA.
    WMO, Geneva, Switzerland, 14-15 October 2010.

    Norway holds E-Navigation Workshop at the IHB
    IHB, Monaco, 4-5 November 2010.

    COAST MAP- IO Wrap-up Meeting
    Bangkok, Thailand, 29-30 November 2010.