Refresher programme for Hydrography specialized officers

Hydrography specialized officers who are not presently attached to Sri Lanka Navy Hydrographic Service were called for a three day refresher programme commenced from 23rd July in Trincomalee.

The programme was arranged in view of apprising the young officers of the contemporary advancements in the discipline and to impart practical surveying skills simultaneously with the ongoing Hydrographic survey in Trincomalee harbour.

Accordingly, officers were given exposure to various aspects of Hydrographic surveying which included but not limited to Single Beam sounding and processing, levelling, GPS observations and processing, various techniques adopted in delineating coastline, essentials knowledge that required in collecting Hydrographic data meeting S-57 requirements for ENC production etc.

Another refresher programme of the similar nature is planned to conduct from 1st August to 03rd August for survey recorder sailors too.