SHOA

CHILEAN NAVY HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE

 

  • SUMMER SOLSTICE TO TAKE PLACE ON DECEMBER 22nd 2015

    The summer solstice, which marks the beginning of the summer season, will take place On December 22nd at 01 hours and 48 minutes. On this date, the Sun reaches its highest latitude on the Southern Hemisphere, which is also called “South Declination” in astronomical and navigation terms, and it coincides with the Tropic of Capricorn, in Latitude 23° 27 minutes
    22-12-2015

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  • CLOSING CEREMONY FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2015

    On December 11th, in the Yard of Honor of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), it took place the Military Ceremony for the Closing of the Academic Year and Graduation of the Hydrography and Oceanography Officers Category “A” and the Hydrographic Surveyor and Oceanographer Mechanic class for Seamen, year 2015. The activity was presided over by the
    11-12-2015

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  • SHOA INCORPORATES HYDROGRAPHIC BOAT TO PERFORM SUBMARINE SOUNDINGS IN LOW DEPTHS

    To know the physical traits of the seabed is one of the main tasks of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy, to stablish safe navigation routes along the vast Chilean coastline. The incorporation of the Hydrographic Survey Boat "LH-02" to the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) was made official in a ceremony led by the
    11-12-2015

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  • FAREWELL CEREMONY FOR STAFF MEMBERS OF THE SHOA

    The Farewell Ceremony for Personnel doing transshipment and for personnel going into retirement took place in the Yard of Honor of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) on December 9th. The ceremony was presided over by the Director of the Service Mr. Patricio Carrasco. After handing them out presents to those leaving the Service, the Director acknowledged
    09-12-2015

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  • FACILITIES OF THE NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING SYSTEM (SNAM) PREPARE TO FACE FUTURE EVENTS IN THE CHILEAN COAST

    The Inauguration Ceremony of the new facilities of the Operations Room of the National Tsunami Warning System took place on November 24, and it was attended by the Minister of National Defense, Mr. José Antonio Gómez Urrutia and the Commander in Chief of the Navy, Admiral Enrique Larrañaga Martin. The implementing of cutting-edge technology, added to the experience and specialization
    24-11-2015

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  • UNITED KINGDOM HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE AWARDS THE DIRECTOR OF THE HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCENOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE CHILEAN NAVY

    As part of the ceremony to celebrate "World Hydrography Day", organized by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), the Director of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), Rear Admiral Mr. Patricio Carrasco, was awarded the “2015 Alexander Dalrymple Award”. This event took place at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London, and had a guest the
    11-11-2015

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  • MEMBER OF THE GERMAN PARLIAMENT VISITS THE SHOA

    On October 24, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Mr. Stefan Müller, accompanied by the German Ambassador in Chile, Mr. Rodolfo Shulze; the Defense Attaché Colonel DEM Mr. Lothar Likus, and the First Secretary, Economic Advisor of the Embassy, Dr. Christian Gayoso visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA). Upon
    24-10-2015

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  • MASTER CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS OF THE FIRST NAVAL ZONE VIST THE SHOA

    On Thursday, October 15th, the Master Chief Petty Officers of the First Naval Zone visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), accompanied by the Master Chief Petty Officer Daniel Bravo. Upon arrival, the group was received by the Director of the Service, Rear-admiral Mr. Patricio Carrasco, who welcomed them and expressed how important it is for the
    15-10-2015

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  • AUTHORITIES FROM THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION VISIT THE SHOA

    A great deal of interest is what the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) has generated, in terms of research and detection of tsunamis through the National Tsunami Warning System. On Wednesday, October 7, Dr. Holly A. Bamford, Administrative Assistant of the National Service of Oceans from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), visited the SHOA accompanied
    07-10-2015

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  • PROFESSIONALS OF THE SHOA PARTICIPATE IN SCIENTIFIC-MARINE CAMP OUR OCEAN

    As an activity with a great deal of interest for the students who are part of the scientific-marine camp our ocean, on Monday, October 5, it took place a conference about the duties of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), at the Museo Marítimo Nacional (National Maritime Museum), in which the students learned some more about the
    05-10-2015

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  • EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL OCEANOGRAPHIC COMMISSION VISITS THE HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE NAVY

    Within the context of his participation on the 2nd Conference “Nuestro Oceano”, to be held in the city of Valparaíso, the Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (COI) and Deputy Director of the UNESCO, Dr. Vladimir Ryabinin, visited the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA), on Sunday, October 4. Upon arrival, Mr. Ryabinin was received by the
    04-10-2015

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  • SHOA PARTICIPATES IN SAFETY FAIR SICUR LATIN AMERICA 2015

    Under the concept "The Safety We Want", from September 30 and until October 2, the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy (SHOA) is part of the 3rd International Exhibition of Equipment, Products, Technology and Services for the Comprehensive Security SICUR Latin America 2015, activity that is taking place at the Convention Centre Espacio Riesco, in the city of Santiago.
    30-09-2015

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  • CHILE WILL HAVE CUTTING-EDGE SENSORS FOR THE DETECTION OF TSUNAMIS

    The commission for the anchoring of 2 prototypes of the System DART 4G begins on September 22, on board of the vessel Cabo de Hornos of the Chilean Navy, with professionals of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy and technicians of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The commission in charge of the new prototypes of the
    22-09-2015

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  • OCEANOGRAPHIC COMMITTEE CELEBRATES ITS 44TH ANNIVERSARY

    On Tuesday, September 15, the Ceremony to commemorate the Forty-Fourth Anniversary of the National Oceanographic Committee (CONA) took place at the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy. The activity was presided over by the Director of Security and Maritime Operations, Rear-admiral LT, Mr. Iván Valenzuela Bosne. During the event, which was attended by the Commander in Chief of the
    15-09-2015

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  • FOREIGN MARITIME AUTHORITIES VISIT THE HYDROGRAPHIC AND OCEANOGRAPHIC SERVICE OF THE NAVY

    The Director of Ports and Coasts of the Brazilian Navy, vice admiral Mr. Wilson Pereira de Lima Filho; the Director of the General Maritime Directorate of Colombia, vice admiral Mr. Pablo Romero Rojas; the National Director of the Aquatic Spaces of the Ecuadorian Navy, rear admiral Mr. Carlos Albuja Obregón and the General Naval Sub-prefect of Paraguay, Captain DEM Mr.
    26-08-2015

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