- Hydrographic Service
The Hydrographic Service of the Royal Netherlands Navy is the official producer of electronic and paper navigational charts and nautical publications for the Netherlands. This is a legal commitment in accordance with the UN SOLAS treaty (Safety of Life at Sea), which requires coastal states to chart their waters.
The nautical portfolio consists of electronic and paper charts and nautical publications. The products are published for professional and recreational shipping and comply to the international rules and regulations set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).