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1 6 th Meeting of the Inter Regional Coordination Committee IHB Report IRCC6-05b

2 Ratification of Protocol of Amendments on IHO Convention 40 of 48 approvals received Yet to respond:  Algeria; Argentina; Bahrain; Belgium; Colombia; Croatia; Ecuador; Egypt; Fiji; Guatemala; India; Indonesia; Jamaica; Kuwait; Malaysia; Mozambique; Myanmar; Nigeria; Oman; Philippines; Russia; Serbia; Singapore; Suriname; Syria; Thailand; Tonga; Trinidad & Tobago; Turkey; Ukraine; United Arab Emirates; Uruguay; Venezuela EIHC-5 will be Assembly-1 if 8 more approvals received before July 2014

3 Approval of new Member States Vietnam, Brunei Darrusalam, Georgia State Applying for Membership Approvals received Viet Nam (applied 2011) 44 of 52 Brunei Darussalam (applied 2012) 41 of 52 Georgia (applied 2013) 40 of 52 Montenegro is newest Member State - 3 December 2013

4 Suspended Member States  Congo, Dominican Republic, Serbia

5 IHO GIS Development  Scope: Country Information Database ( to support Year Book, etc ) Country Information Database ( to support Year Book, etc ) Regional Information Database Regional Information Database GIS ( to support C-55, RHC’s, etc ) GIS ( to support C-55, RHC’s, etc ) Geographical coverage and metadata for : Geographical coverage and metadata for :  International (INT) charts schemes  ENCs  Surveys  Tidal records  Undersea Features Names Pilot project underway: Antarctica GIS Pilot project underway: Antarctica GIS ENC catalogue ENC catalogue

6 IHO Outreach World Hydrographic Day  Hydrography – more than just nautical charts IHO Stakeholders’ Forum  IFHS – Hydro 14, Aberdeen, UK, October

7 IHO Outreach International Hydrographic Review  Editor to stand down IHO Stakeholders’ Forum  IFHS – Hydro 14, Aberdeen, UK, October

8 EIHC5 Red Book - 15 July  9 Proposals  3 Reports and Recommendations  3 Programme summaries and recommendations  2015 WP and budget

9 EIHC 5  Four information sessions 1. The place of hydrographic data in a geospatial world 2. E-navigation - its impact on the IHO and Member States 3. Technology Updates ECDIS ECDIS Sensors and vehicles Sensors and vehicles Satellite derived bathymetry Satellite derived bathymetry Crowd- sourced (passage sounding) bathymetry Crowd- sourced (passage sounding) bathymetry 4. Capacity Building

10 IHO Work Programme  Member State Participation  Increasing dependence on voluntary industry participation and contract support  Scheduling of meetings  Resource-based planning depends on WG and Committee input

11 Action Requested  Consider the contents of this report  Note the report  Take any actions as considered appropriate

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