POLICIES ON SEA AND ISLAND

Centre offers marine positioning, mapping services

TTXVN-VNA | 26-12-2016 | 16:29 |

Hanoi (VNA) - The Centre for Sea Survey and Mapping (SEAMAP) under the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands (VASI) has been actively providing marine positioning, guiding, surveying and mapping services.

The centre is tasked with conducting basic investigation into sea and island survey, measurement and mapping and with providing measurement, mapping, positioning and guiding services serving the survey, prospect, exploration and exploitation of natural resources, environmental protection, search and rescue.

Along with the above-mentioned ones, the centre’s other services such as applied research and transfer of measuring, positioning and guiding technologies have help increase the centre’s reputation, bringing it more clients and contracts.

According to Duong Quoc Luong, Director of SEAMAP, the centre is expected to continue completing all tasks set for 2017, including maintaining 2016 business growth.

In order to realise the goals, it is required to comprehensively coordinate with agencies under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) to implement a number of projects on sea and island survey, measurement and mapping, he added.

Besides, the centre is focusing on capacity building for its staff, international cooperation, along with customer services and branding to retain and get more clients.

It also asked for the assistance of VASI and MONRE in equipment and facility to serve seabed topography survey.

VASI and MONRE are also urged to accelerate their implementation of offshore projects concerning SEAMAP which have been approved./.

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