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«Oceanography»

State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has issued a publication «Oceanography».

The publication is intended for cadets and students of maritime educational institutions of Ukraine with specialization in oceanography, hydrometeorology, hydrography, marine navigation, and may also be of use for a wide range of professionals of the maritime field.

The publication considers the following issues on the up-to-date level:

  • oceanography as a science,
  • modern investigation of the ocean,
  • processes occurring in the water shell of the Earth,
  • physical, chemical, geological and biological characteristics of the World Ocean,
  • geographic constituent of the ocean,
  • peculiarities of the hydrological regime of oceans and seas,
  • concept of creating banks and specialized databases of oceanographic data (DOD).

No. 3003 «World Time Zones Chart» at a scale of 1:45 000 000.
   The presented World Time Zones Chart gives modern idea of the zone time system.
   It reflects the earth surface division into time zones, shows time zone limits on land and at sea, allows to determine the time in which a person is situated. Zone time numeration is indicated near the upper and the lower frames. Time zone limits extend from the upper to the lower frame through the continents and seas. The chart text gives the necessary concepts of the time zones system for the chart usage and time determination knowledge.
   The chart will be of service to schoolchildren, students of specialized institutions, navigators, tourists, voyagers, organizations and all concerned.
   The chart is issued in Ukrainian and English.


 Within the year 2015 State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has performed a complex of hydrographic surveys on the Dnipro River from the mouth to Loiev. Based on the results, analysis of the discovered patches and dangers to navigation was made in order to update navigational charts of the Dnipro River of the SHSU edition by means of correcting.
    Updating of the available Dnipro River charts by users will allow to keep these charts up to date, which will enhance safety of navigation on the river.


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has developed and issued electronic navigational charts of the Pivdennyi Buh River from Voznesensk to Mykolaiv at a scale of 1:10 000 (23 files).


State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has ISSUED:

Reference chart:

  • No. 3003 «World Time Zones Chart» at a scale of 1:45 000 000;
  • No. 3002 «Protected Areas and Objects in Ukrainian Waters of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov» at a scale of 1:900 000.

Publications:

  • «Cartographic Support for Navigation»; More>>
  • «Navigational Support of Sailing»; More>>
  • «Nautical Hydrography». More>>

State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has REISSUED:

Nautical charts (NC):

  • No. 3305 «Rize Koy to Trabzon Limani» at a scale of 1:100 000;
  • No. 3411 «Approaches to Istanbul Bogazi» at a scale of 1:50 000;
  • No. 3422 «Beglytska Beak to Taganrog Port» at a scale of 1:50 000;
  • No. 3511 «Approaches to Varna Port» at a scale of 1:25 000;
  • No. 3512 «Istanbul Bogazi (Bosporus Strait)» at a scale of 1:30 000;
  • No. 3614 «Yalta Port with Approaches» at a scale of 1:10 000;
  • No. 3616 «Varna Port and Channel No 1» at a scale of 1:10 000;
  • No. 3617 «Varna Port. Varnenske Lake» at a scale of 1:10 000;
  • No. 3618 «Varna Port. Varna Western Harbour and Channel No 2» at a scale of 1:10 000;
  • No. 3630 «Northern Part of Novorosiisk Port» at a scale of 1:10 000;
  • No. 3105 «Novorosiisk to Persembe Limani» at a scale of 1:500 000;
  • No. 3322 «Gelendzhykska Bay to Tuapse Port» at a scale of 1:100 000;
  • No. 3323 «Tuapse Port to Sochi Port» at a scale of у 1:100 000;
  • No. 3423 «Taganrog Port to Donski Mouths» at a scale of 1:50 000;
  • No. 3707 «Berths of Novorosiisk Port» at a scale of 1:5 000.

Therefore nautical charts No. 3305 (2006), No. 3411 (2008), No. 3422 (2008), No. 3511 (2005), No. 3512 (2006), No. 3614 (2009), No. 3616 (2005), No. 3617 (2009), No. 3618 (2009), No. 3630 (2008), No. 3105 (2008), No. 3322 (2006), No. 3323 (2006), No. 3423 (2008), No. 3707 (2008) are unsuitable for use for navigational purposes.

Publications:

  • No. 904 «Maritime Buoyage System in Ukrainian Waters. IALA System. Region A», 2015;
  • No. 910 «List of Current Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners of the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine», 2016;
  • No. 101 «Black Sea and the Sea of Azov Pilot on Ukrainian Waters», 2015;
  • No. 402 «Regime of Navigation in Ukrainian Waters of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov (Summary description)», 2015;
  • No. 701 «Catalogue of Nautical Charts and Publications», 7th issue, 2015.

Publications «Black Sea and the Sea of Azov Pilot on Ukrainian Waters» No. 101 of the year 2009, «Maritime Buoyage System in Ukrainian Waters. IALA System. Region A» No. 904 of the year 2003, «Regime of Navigation in Ukrainian Waters of the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov (Summary description)» No. 402 of the year 2006, «Summary Correction» No. 402 з of the year 2008; «Catalogue of Nautical Charts and Publications» No. 701 of the year 2010 should be considered void.


According to the requirements and recommendations of the International Hydrographic Organization, the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has developed and implemented electronic nautical chart cells of:

first scale range (overview) (of 1:2 000 000 scale):
UA1F0005, UA1F0006;

second scale range (general) (of 1:500 000 scale):
UA2BD008, UA2BD009, UA2BD010, UA2BE008, UA2BE009, UA2BE010;

third scale range (coastal) (of 1:200 000 scale):
UA3AC450, UA3AD369, UA3AD391, UA3AD392, UA3AD393, UA3AD394, UA3AD395, UA3AD396, UA3AD397, UA3AD398, UA3AD399, UA3AD421, UA3AD422, UA3AD423, UA3AD424, UA3AD425, UA3AD426, UA3AD427, UA3AD451, UA3AD452, UA3AD453, UA3AD454, UA3AD455, UA3AD456, UA3AD457, UA3AD482, UA3AD483, UA3AD484, UA3AD485, UA3AD486, UA3AD487;

fourth scale range (approach) (of 1:50 000 scale):
UA4CB900, UA4CC871, UA4CC870, UA4CC841, UA4CC811, UA4CC812, UA4CC813, UA4CC782, UA4CC783, UA4CC784, UA4CC785, UA4CC814, UA4CC817, UA4CC847, UA4CC876, UA4CC877, UA4CC878, UA4DC007, UA4DC008, UA4DC009, UA4DC039, UA4DC011, UA4CC881, UA4CC882, UA4DC012, UA4DC013, UA4DC014, UA4CC883, UA4CC884, UA4CC820, UA4CC794, UA4CC795, UA4CC796, UA4CC765, UA4CC766, UA4CC767, UA4CC797.

This cartographic product presented in electronic form contains a set of the necessary navigational data for the area of responsibility of Ukraine. It is suitable for use in navigational systems.


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has issued a series of cartographic publications «Navigation on the Dnipro River» which comprises the following manuals:

  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kakhovske Reservoir from Dniprovska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kakhovska Hydroelectric Power Station». New publication.
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Dniprovske Reservoir and the Samara River from Novomoskovsk to the Mouth». New publication.
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kremenchutske Reservoir from Kanivska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kremenchutska Hydroelectric Power Station». New publication.
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Dniprodzerzhynske Reservoir from Kremenchutska Hydroelectric Power Station to Dniprodzerzhynske Hydroelectric Power Station». New publication.
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kanivske Reservoir from Kyivska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kanivska Hydroelectric Power Station».
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kyivske Reservoir, Dnipro River from Loiev to Kamaryn, Prypiat River from Usivske Reach to Chornobyl»
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Nyzhnii Dnipro River from Dniprovskyi Firth to Kakhovska Hydroelectric Power Station».

Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Dniprovske Reservoir and the Samara River from Novomoskovsk to the Mouth»

 

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Dniprovske Reservoir. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within this section of the Dnipro River. More>>



Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kakhovske Reservoir from Dniprovska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kakhovska Hydroelectric Power Station»

 

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Kakhovske Reservoir. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within this section of the Dnipro River. More>>



Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Dniprodzerzhynske Reservoir from Kremenchutska Hydroelectric Power Station to Dniprodzerzhynske Hydroelectric Power Station»

 

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Dniprodzerzhynske Reservoir. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within this section of the Dnipro River. More>>



Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kremenchutske Reservoir from Kanivska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kremenchutska Hydroelectric Power Station»

 

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Kremenchutske Reservoir. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within this section of the Dnipro River. More>>



Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Nyzhnii Dnipro River from Dniprovskyi Firth to Kakhovska Hydroelectric Power Station»

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Nyzhnii Dnipro River. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within this section of the Dnipro River. More>>



Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kyivske Reservoir, Dnipro River from Loiev to Kamaryn, Prypiat River from Usivske Reach to Chornobyl»

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Kyivske Reservoir, Dnipro and Prypiat Rivers. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within the above sections. More>>



Navigational and Hydrographic Overview
«Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kanivske Reservoir from Kyivska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kanivska Hydroelectric Power Station»

It is a first edition which contains navigational charts in WGS-84 and related texts covering the section of the Kanivske Reservoir. This edition gives general overview on navigation conditions within this section of the Dnipro River. More>>



The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine prepares and publishes Notices to Mariners of Ukraine (NtM of Ukraine) in order to provide mariners with navigational, hydrographic and reference information that is important to keep charts and publications up-to-date.

Starting from January 01, 2016 the cost of Notices to Mariners of Ukraine is 60.00 UAH per copy, including VAT and postal charges.


In accordance with the IHO requirements, the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has taken necessary measures intended for layered verification and testing of ENC files. Such verification and testing were performed to ensure the compliance with current international standards for official nautical and inland waterway charts of Ukraine. Besides, the SHSU has carried out analysis and detection of errors in the software other than it is utilized in production of national electronic charts.

In particular, ENCs were verified, analyzed and optimized for compliance with the following standards:

  • S-58 Recommended ENC Validation Checks, edition 4.2.0;
  • IENC Feature Catalogue Edition 2.0;
  • Product Specification for Inland ENCs, edition 2.0;
  • Presentation Library for Inland ECDIS in addition to the IHO – S-52 Presentation Library, edition 2.0;
  • Recommended Inland ENCs validation checks, edition 1.1.

The data optimization was implemented in accordance with the ENC SCAMIN policy as defined by S-57 - Use of the Object Catalogue for ENC, edition 3.1.

The optimized ENCs, ENC cells, inland waterway charts of Ukraine and files of the relevant amendments and supplements (correction files) are available and provided to users.


The half-yearly publication «Journal of State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine» acquaints the readers with achievements of the national hydrography.




The technology «Print-on-Demand» has been implemented for constant keeping national portfolio up-to-date and satisfying demands of customers.

Full coverage with electronic and paper nautical charts for the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov is provided.