Site Map  SANHO feedback page

 
Home Page
   

    
 

 

 

 

To view a summary of Messages
Currently in Force...
View a Summary of Messages in Force
SAN HO Contact Information SAN HO Contact Information

Bulletin : T & P Notices read more here

WELCOME TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN NAVY HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE

SAS Protea Hydrgraphic Survey ShipSince its establishment in 1955, the South African Navy Hydrographic Office (SANHO) has played an essential role in supporting safe navigation at sea in the South African region. The SANHO is recognized as the Centre of Hydrographic excellence in Africa by the International Hydrographic Community through its proven professional conduct, products, innovation and supreme service.  
Click to enlarge image

ABOUT US

ChartThe SANHO is the national producer of paper charts, electronic navigational charts (ENCs) and publications, with a folio of 109 paper charts, 57 ENCs and 9 publications. The mission of the SANHO is to meet National, Defence and Commercial customers' needs for navigational charts and other hydrographic information, in support of safe navigation.
Click to enlarge image

 

SANHO Products are sold nationally and internationally through a network of Distributors. See List of Chart Agents in the Chart Catalogue (SANHO-3) for details of official Agents selling paper charts and publications.  Official South African ENC products (in S57 digital format) are available to commercial users through the Value Added Resellers (VARs) of the International Centre for ENCs (IC-ENC).

SAN Hydrographic Office
The SANHO is based at Tokai, Cape Town and comprises of five sections, namely:
             Paper Charting;
             Electronic Navigation Charting;
             Tidal;
             Maritime Safety Information and Nautical Publications; and
             Detached Survey Operations and Survey Training.
Click to enlarge image


 

Theme for World Hydrographic Day, 21 June 2018

"Bathymetry the Foundation for Sustainable Seas, Oceans and Waterways."

 

LOCATION MAP AND DIRECTIONS

Click to enlarge image

 

LEARN MORE ABOUT HYDROGRAPHY

Download and watch these videos courtesy of the International Hydrographic Organisation.

What is Hydrography?

Hydrography as a Career.

Hydrography Explained to Kids.

                

 

Webmaster: Email address