A wide range and constant surveys are conducted by ENHD along the Mediterranean and Red Seas down to latitude 22 degree north, to update paper charts and ENCs regularly. These surveys are carried out using advanced techniques and equipment such as: Multi-beam Echo sounders, Digital Side Scan Sonars, ROV’s, Sub-bottom Profilers, Magnetometers, and HPR. ENHD continuously upgrades the software used in data collection and processing in compliance with IHO related standards to fulfill survey requirements and to guarantee the accuracy of the collected data.
ENHD has a Joint Coordination with the Suez Canal Authority and the Egyptian River Transport Authority (RTA) to establish up-to-date hydrographic database. And executed by both authorities for the purpose of ENCs production for the Suez Canal and inland ENCs for the river Nile by the ENHD.