On Monday, November 14th 2011, at 09:00 Hrs. the Director of the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy Captain Patricio CARRASCO H. and the Chief of Plans and Operations Department, Commander Enrique Silva V., welcomed a delegation of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO), composed of its Deputy Director Captain Jamie MCMICHAEL-PHILLIPS and the Chief of International Relations for the Americas Tim LEWIS.

Within the activities related to this visit, there were detailed presentations of the activities carried out both by UKHO and by SHOA; this, with the purpose to check technical aspects of approach in order to increase current relations between both offices.

Finally, they made a tour around some of SHOA facilities where the delegation of UKHO was able to know the different tasks developed by the Service in the Hydrographic, Oceanographic and Cartographic area.