On January 19, 2013, some employees of were Norway to raise qualification and to study special cartographic programs (mapping programs) where they studied cartographic programs D-kart Editor (program for production of electronic navigation charts), D-kart Publisher (program for production of paper navigation charts) and working with IHO standards. Having finished study, they got respective qualification certificate. They passed the following program in detail.


Proceeding from specificity of Hydrographic Service activity, we provide spring-summer works. Due to frequent storms and bad weather conditions in winter navigation marks and signs in the ports and out of ports get technical defects and they need restoration, rehabilitation and dyeing for insuring navigation. At present, restoration works on all navigation marks and signs and replacement of some of them is conducted. Repair-construction works on floating craft, hydrographic boat of the Hydrographic Service, is conducted too.