SHOA

CHILEAN NAVY HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE

 

  • THEIR IMPERIAL HIGHNESSES FROM JAPAN VISITED THE OPERATIONS ROOM OF THE NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM

    As part of an official visit to our country, after commemorating 120 years of diplomatic relations between Chile and Japan, on Thursday, 28 September, their Imperial Highnesses, Prince and Princess Akishino visited the premises of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA). They were accompanied by a delegation led by the Ambassador of Japan in Chile Mr. Yoshinobu
    28-09-2017

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  • COMMITTEE OF TSUNAMI EXPERTS AGREE ON THE NEED TO REVISE CONTENT IN CURRICULUM FOR EDUCATION PLANS

    Rear-Admiral Mr. Patricio Carrasco Hellwig, Director of the Director of SHOA, led a new meeting of the Committee of Experts on Tsunamis (CET). The event took place in the offices of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), on 25 September. The meeting was attended by the director of the National Seismological Center (CSN), Dr. Sergio Barrientos; the
    27-09-2017

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  • NATIONAL OCEANOGRAPHIC COMMITTEE REAFFIRMS COMMITMENT TO MARINE SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN CHILE

    The Commander in Chief of the Navy, Admiral Mr. Julio Leiva Molina presided over the ceremony to celebrate the 46th Anniversary of the National Oceanographic Committee (CONA, which took place in the premises of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), on 21 September. The Director of Environment and Ocean Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador
    21-09-2017

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  • OFFICIAL START OF THE SPRING IN THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

    An equinox happens when the day has the same length as the night. This astronomic phenomenon occurs twice a year, in March and in September, and it corresponds to the moment when both poles of the earth are at the same distance from the Sun, occasion when sunlight hits both hemispheres equally and the hours of sunlight are equal to
    21-09-2017

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  • THE GENERAL DIRECTOR OF PORT AUTHORITIES AND MARITIME AFFAIRS OF MEXICO VISITS SHOA

    The General Director of Port Authorities and Maritime Affairs of Mexico, Vice-Admiral CG DEM Mr. Jorge Sainz Zamorano, accompanied by the General Director of the General Directorate of Maritime Territory and National Merchant Navy, Rear-Admiral Mr. Guillermo Lüttges Mathieu, visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service Navy (SHOA). The visit falls within the framework of the Regional Workshop on Contingency Plans
    13-09-2017

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  • SHOA PARTICIPATED IN THE 23rd CHILEAN IDENTITY WEEK 2017

    As it is traditional, between days 9 and 19 September, the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) was present in the 23rd edition of the Chilean Identity Week, activity organized by the municipalities of Las Condes, La Reina, Vitacura, Providencia and the Federación de Criadores de Caballos de Chile (Federation of Chilean Horse Breeders), an initiative that seeks,
    12-09-2017

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  • 8.2 EARTHQUAKE IN MEXICO ACTIVATES NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM (SNAM)

    On Friday, 8 September, at 01:49, a seismic event took place in central and southwestern Mexico, as well as in northern Guatemala, its final magnitude was 8.2, according to information provided by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC). After this event, the first report from the PTWC was received by the Operations Room of SNAM at 01:56 hrs. which stated,
    08-09-2017

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  • SHOA TAKING ACTIONS TOWARDS TAKING CARE OF THE ENVIRONMENT

    On Thursday,17 August, about 670 kg of type D batteries (approximately 4,000 units) were brought from the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) to the waste plant HIDRONOR, located in Pudahuel, Santiago. These batteries are the waste from the systems and equipment used by the service. The batteries were delivered to the company HIDRONOR, specialized organization in Chile
    30-08-2017

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  • SHOA PARTICIPATED IN THE XIII MEETING OF THE SOUTH-EAST PACIFIC HYDROGRAPHIC COMMISSION

    The XIII Regional Meeting of the South-East Pacific Hydrographic Commission (CHRPSE) took place in the city of Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, between 15 and 21 August. This activity was attended by the Deputy Director of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), Captain, Mr. Enrique Silva Villagra, accompanied by Lieutenant Mr. Ignacio Villavicencio Bianchi, who, along with representatives
    30-08-2017

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  • COMMITTEE MEMBERS OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS, AND ELECTRONIC AND COMPUTER WARFARE OF THE ARMED FORCES VISIT SHOA

    On 17 August, a delegation of the Committee of Telecommunications, Electronic and Computer Warfare of the Armed Forces, visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), to learn about the work done by the Service and the contribution that constantly does for the institution and the country. The delegation was headed by the Director of Strategic Command and
    18-08-2017

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  • HEAD OF DOCTRINE OF ARGENTINIAN NAVY VISITS SHOA

    As part of the XXXII Bilateral Meeting of Staffs between the navies of Chile and Argentina, during the morning of Wednesday, 16 August, the Head of Doctrine of the Argentinian Navy, Admiral Mr. César Julio Recalde, visited the premises of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), accompanied by the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the
    18-08-2017

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  • PREVENTIVE MEDICINE STAFF OF PRIZONA VISITS SHOA

    The staff and professionals in the field of Preventive Medicine of the First Naval Zone (PRIZONA), in charge of the S1 PROF (Sn.Ped.Neo) Andrea Gallardo, visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) to learn more about the work done by the Service. Upon arrival, the delegation attended a presentation given by the Deputy Director of SHOA, Captain
    18-08-2017

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  • AUTHORITIES OF EMERGENCY AGENCIES AND CIVIL PROTECTION HOLD MEETING IN THE HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE NAVY

    Reviewing procedures, the recent events affecting the country and future projects to optimize the operation of the National Tsunami Warning System(SNAM), were part of the topics discussed during the coordination meeting that took place on Tuesday, 8 August at the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA). The highest authorities of the of the National Office of Emergency of
    16-08-2017

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  • SHOA PROFESSIONALS PERFORM FIELDWORK TO UPDATE CARTOGRAPHIC DATA

    Between 27 July and 5 August, staff from the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), carried out a field classification commission whose objective was to obtain data in Talcahuano, Isla Mocha, and Corral, because of the projects in recent months, from some stretches of coastline due to fillings, further confirming the existence of buildings and road infrastructure, which
    16-08-2017

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  • DIRECTOR OF SHOA EXPOSED BEFORE COFRADIA NAUTICA DEL PACIFICO

    With the presence of the Port Authorities of San Antonio, Captain LT Mr. Germán Silva Llanos and Port Captain of Algarrobo, First Lieutenant LT. Mr. Felipe Rojas Martin, in the premises of the Club Nautico Oceanico, the Director of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service Navy, Rear Admiral Patricio Carrasco Hellwig, gave a presentation focused on the progress made by the
    08-08-2017

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