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    Navy celebrates World Hydrography Day

    June 23, 2018

    The Hydrographic Service of the Sri Lanka Navy celebrated the World Hydrography Day 2018 at the Naval Headquarters, on Thursday (21st June) under the patronage of the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe.

    The Navy Hydrographic Service's website www.hydro.navy.lk was launched at this occasion and published its first Electronic Navigation Chart [ENC] of Weligama Bay as an interim release for Naval Petrol Vessels and Coastguard Vessels. Navy's Hydrographical Service expects to make the Weligama Bay ENC available for the international shipping in the near future.


    The event also saw the handing over of two defence nautical charts, the "Karainagar Channel and Approaches" and "Kachchaitivu" to Naval authorities.


    Senior Naval officers, Director General of the Sri Lanka Coastguard, NARA officials and other stake holders were also present at the occasion.

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