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For the attention of navigators!


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has issued new editions of paper nautical charts 3228 (INT3812) and 3406. Consequently, NCs 3228 (INT3812) (2008), 3406 (2009) are no longer adequate for navigational purposes.


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has issued new editions of paper nautical charts 3219, 3513, 3515, 3620 and 3639. Consequently, NCs 3219 (2007), 3513 (2007), 3515 (2007), 3620 (2007) and 3639 (2007 .)  are no longer adequate for navigational purposes.


In order to provide mariners with navigational, hydrographic, and reference information necessary to keep charts and nautical publications up-to-date, the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine prepares and publishes Notices to Mariners (Ukrainian NtM).

From January 1, 2018:

  • the cost of Ukrainian NtM will be 78.00 UAH per copy (including VAT and postal charges);
  • the cost of Notices to Mariners in electronic form will be 78.00 UAH (including VAT).

The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has issued new editions of paper nautical charts 3104, 3229, 3514 and 3619. Consequently, NCs 3104 (2006), 3514 (2007) and 3619 (2007)  are no longer adequate for navigational purposes.


In pursuance of the IHO recommendation, the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine completed implementation of introduction of preliminary (P) and temporary (T) notices to mariners into electronic navigational charts of all scale ranges. More>>


«Navigational Hydrometeorology»

The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine issued a publication “Navigational Hydrometeorology”.

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: history of meteorology development, properties of atmosphere and water, atmospheric phenomena, hydrometeorological measurements with respect to environmental parameters determination, circulation of air and sea masses, sea level fluctuations, meteorological facsimile and electronic charts, principles of forecasts, peculiarities of meteorological measurements on rivers.


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has issued a new edition of paper nautical chart 3505. Consequently, NC 3505 (2006) is no longer adequate for navigational purposes.


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has issued new editions of paper nautical charts 3207, 3321, 3439 INT 3819, 3409, 3506 INT 3888, 3507 INT 3885. Consequently, NCs 3207 (2007), 3321 (2006), 3439 (2009), 3409 (2009), 3506 (2006), 3507 INT 3885 (2006) are no longer adequate for navigational purposes.


The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine within the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has issued a new edition of publication No 944, “Instruction on Compiling and Issuance of Coastal Warnings and Broadcasting to Mariners”. The price of one copy is 210.00 UAH including VAT (excluding mailing expenses). The 2004 edition of the publication is to be considered no longer in force.


State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine has reissued publication No. 910 List of Effective Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners of the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine. The cost of one copy is 180.00 UAH including VAT (without cost of postal charges). The publication of the year 2016 should be considered void.


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 which is necessary to keep charts and nautical publications up-to-date.
   From January 01, 2017 the cost of Notices to Mariners of Ukraine is 60.00 UAH (including VAT and postal charges) per copy.

The State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine advises mariners to use only official charts and guides to navigation issued by the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine and avoid using any unofficial publications for navigational purposes.
   Mariners should keep in mind that only officially issued charts and guides are consistently updated in keeping with the notices to mariners and radiobroadcasted navigational warnings, which consequently ensures that updated charts and publications are appropriately up-to-date.
   In case of incidents which may occur as a result of using unofficial publications, navigators are subject to application of appropriate sanctions.


In accordance with the Order No. 463 (cl. 3) dd. 23.12.2016 of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, providing of shipowners, enterprises and organizations with river charts, guidances and publications for navigation is performed by the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine.

With this purpose the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine produces and keeps river charts, guidances and publications for navigation up to date (at prices declared in NtMs No. 12). More>>

Notices to navigators as of 01.03.2017 for navigation on inland waterways of Ukraine in 2017 are available at http://ukrvodshliah.org.ua.


From January 01, 2017 new prices are set for the chart products issued by the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine. More>>


«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).

State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has ISSUED:

    Nautical chart (NC):

  • No. 3229 “Sea of Azov” at a scale of 1:350 000.

Reference charts:

  • 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:

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

State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine has REISSUED:

Nautical charts (NC):

  • No. 3228 (INT3812) «Illi Cape to Vulan Bay» at a scale of 1:300 000;
  •  3406 «endrivska and Yahorlytska Gulfs» at a scale of 1:50 000;
  • No. 3219 “From 42°10' N to 43°25' N, from 29°36' E to 31°56' E” at a scale of 1:200 000;
  • No. 3513 “Ordu Körfezi and Persembe Limani” at a scale of 1:25 000;
  • No. 3515 “Sinop Körfezi” at a scale of 1:25 000;
  • No. 3620 “Trabzon and Rize Limanlari, Pazar and Ardesen Balikçilari Barinaklari” at a scale of 1:12 500;
  • No. 3639 “Samsun Limani, Giresun Limani and Vakfikebir Roadstead” at a scale of 1:12 500.

Consequently, NCs 3228 (INT3812) (2008), 3406 (2009), 3219 (2007), 3513 (2007), 3515 (2007), 3620 (2007), 3639 (2007) are no longer adequate for navigational purposes.

Publications:

  • No. 910 «List of Current Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners of the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine», 2017;
  • No. 944 «Instruction on Compiling and Issuance of Coastal Warnings and Broadcasting to Mariners», 2017;

Publications No 910, “List of Current Temporary and Preliminary Notices to Mariners of the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine”, 2016 and No 944, “Instruction on Compiling and Issuance of Coastal Warnings and Broadcasting to Mariners”, 2004 are to be considered no longer in force.


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.


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).


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.


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».
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Dniprovske Reservoir and the Samara River from Novomoskovsk to the Mouth».
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Kremenchutske Reservoir from Kanivska Hydroelectric Power Station to Kremenchutska Hydroelectric Power Station».
  • Navigational and hydrographic overview «Navigation on the Dnipro River. Dniprodzerzhynske Reservoir from Kremenchutska Hydroelectric Power Station to Dniprodzerzhynske Hydroelectric Power Station».
  • 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>>




In accordance with the IHO requirements as to cartographic products quality, the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine provides measures intended for layered verification and testing of ENC files. Such verification and testing are performed to ensure the compliance with the current international standards for official nautical and inland waterway charts of Ukraine. Besides, the SHSU carries out analysis and detection of errors in the software other than that utilized in production of national electronic charts.

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

  • Specification for Inland ENCs, edition 2.3;
  • Presentation Library for Inland ECDIS, edition 2.1;
  • Recommended Check of Inland ENCs, edition 2.3.5;
  • Inland ENC Feature Catalogue, edition 2.0;
  • Inland ECDIS Standard for Inland Navigation, edition 2.0.

Data optimization was decided to be implemented in accordance with ENC SCAMIN policy as defined by S-57 – Use of the Object Catalogue for ENC, edition 3.1 and S-58 ENC Validation Checks, edition 5.0.

The optimized ENCs, ENC cells, Ukrainian inland waterway charts and files of the relevant amendments and supplements hereto (updating 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.