SKUDAI, 21 Dec 17. Marine Geospatial and Cartographic Programme closing ceremony was conducted at Faculty Of Geoinformation and Real Estate (FGRE), University Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The closing ceremony was completed by Rear Admiral Dato’ Fadzilah bin Mohd Salleh, Director General of Hydrography, National Hydrographic Centre (NHC).
All of the 8 participants which came from NHC and Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) survey vessel successfully graduated from the programme. The presentation of the certificate was conducted honorably by Director General of Hydrography NHC. Each participant was awarded with competency certificate of Category B Cartographer recognized by FIG/IHO/ICA International Board on Standard of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors and Nautical Cartographers.
This 24 weeks programme was conducted since 10 July 17 and end on 21 Dec 17. All participants consist of 2 officers and 6 other ranks. It was conducted at UTM for 4 month and 2 month practical at NHC. During the programme, all participants were exposed to workflow and technique in producing nautical and electronic charts based on standard regulate by International Hydrographic Organization by professional lecturers from UTM and NHC.