Furthermore, the recent situation of the Egyptian Navy Hydrographic Department Research and Development Center (R&D centre) was reviewd, the R&D centre Which will provide services based on scientific studies and data modelling to ensure that our partners and stakeholders are getting the optimum evidence-based information. The centre will cooperate with many national and international R&D centres to provide Geophysical and Hydrographic studies in addition to multiple services such as Oceanographic and Meteorological Studies, Environmental Impact Studies and Shoreline stability.
RAdm. El-Assal concluded the presentation and got the approval from the CIC to start the implementation of the second phase of the plan. The crucial phase will include the migration from a traditional Database to a data-centric one using CARIS-HPD that will enable ENHD to provide the next generation of navigation services (S-10x products), raise the capacity of personnel to meet the responsibilities of the workload, and start commencing the R&D centre by a cutting edge technology infrastructure which will be the EG national MSDI’s Kernel that will, of course, generate huge economic benefits to our country specifically in support of the blue economy.