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13 July 2020 — Press release
Rear Admiral Peter Sparkes, the current UK National Hydrographer and Deputy Chief Executive, has been appointed to the position of Acting Chief Executive and Accounting Officer.
16 June 2020 — Press release
New strategy sets out steps to increase data access, develop skills and support innovation across the UK’s geospatial community
18 May 2020 — News story
UKHO presents Alexander Dalrymple Award to Vice Admiral Vinay Badhwar AVSM NM, Chief Hydrographer to the Government of India
27 March 2020 — Press release
A message from the UK Hydrographic Office’s Chief Executive.
19 March 2020 — News story
An official response from the UK Hydrographic Office regarding the impact of COVID-19.
27 February 2020 — Press release
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) are working with the Southern Africa and Islands Hydrographic Commission to establish regulations and legislation that promote the growth of the region’s ocean economy.
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