A Handover Ceremony was held for the position of Deputy Director at the Honor Yard of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy on December 17, that was chaired by The Head of the Service, Captain Patricio Carrasco.

Commander Enrique Silva, who served as deputy director during 2012, handed over his position to Commander, Cristian Díaz.

Subsequently, Commander Silva, addressed the Personnel to thank their support to his management during the year he was at the Deputy Director.

The Ceremony came to an end with a farewell speech given by Captain Carrasco who wished Commander Silva the best of luck on his new destination and welcomed Commander Díaz, pointing the importance of the position and the high responsibility he was assuming. The Ceremony closed with the singing of the Chilean Navy Anthem "Brazas Ceñir".