About BNHOC

BNHOC is a legacy of the persistent advancement of BN hydrography. Thus its history is necessarily integrated with the history of BN Hydrographic Department which started it’s journey by establishing Hydrographic School in 1983 at BNS ISSA KHAN. Having felt the necessity to manage and organize the distribution of charts and publications, BN Chart Depot was established in the same year.

BN Hydrographic Department underwent outstanding transformation to the much needed digital hydrographic surveying capabilities with the help of French Government under the scheme of Hydro Bangla Project-1 in 1996. The next major step of modernizing was Hydro Bangla Project-2, which was conducted in 2001. Under both the projects, a good number of officers and sailors were trained both in France and in Bangladesh by French surveyors. After those projects, BN shifted from analogue/conventional survey to digital survey. Those projects were.. Read More

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BN CHIEF HYDROGRAPHER

Cdre Sheikh Firoz Ahmed, (H), NGP, psc, BN was born on 15 Dec 1974. He joined Bangladesh Navy as Officer Cadet on 01 July 1992. He completed his basic training successfully at Bangladesh Naval Academy. He achieved Osmani Gold Medal and Best All Round Midshipman Trophy for his outstanding performance during the training. On completion of his successful basic training, he was commissioned in the Executive Branch of Bangladesh Navy on 01 Jan 1995.

Cdre Sheikh Firoz Ahmed completed his Basic Hydrography course in 1997 from BN Hydrography School, BNS ISSA KHAN, Chattogram. He then completed Category-B Hydrography Course from Ecole des Hydrograph, EPSHOM, Brest, France in 2001.  He completed Long Hydrography Course (Category-A) from National Hydrography School, India and received the efficiency trophy for securing 1st position in the course. He has also completed M... Read More

COMMODORE SHEIKH FIROZ AHMED

Cdre Sheikh Firoz Ahmed, (H), NGP, psc, BN was born on 15th Dec 1974. He joined Bangladesh Navy as Officer Cadet on 01 July... Read More

NEWS AND EVENTS

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NOTICES TO MARINERS

SL Notice Number Notice Type Date of Issue View
1 BNHOC Gun Fire Notice No 05 of 2024 Gunfire 20-02-2024
2 BNHOC Notice No 08 of 2024 NM 16-02-2024
3 BNHOC Notice No 07(T) of 2024 NM(T) 11-02-2024
4 BNHOC Notice No 06(T) of 2024 NM(T) 06-02-2024
5 BNHOC Notice No 05(T) of 2024 NM(T) 05-02-2024
SL Notice Number Notice Type Date of Issue View
1 BNHOC Notice No 08 of 2024 NM 16-02-2024
2 BNHOC Notice No 02 of 2024 NM 17-01-2024
3 BNHOC Notice No 01 of 2024 NM 08-01-2024
4 BNHOC Notice No 26 of 2023 NM 28-11-2023
5 BNHOC Notice No 22 of 2023 NM 08-11-2023
SL Notice Number Notice Type Date of Issue View
1 BNHOC Notice No 06 of 2023 NM(P) 07-05-2023
SL Notice Number Notice Type Date of Issue View
1 BNHOC Notice No 07(T) of 2024 NM(T) 11-02-2024
2 BNHOC Notice No 06(T) of 2024 NM(T) 06-02-2024
3 BNHOC Notice No 05(T) of 2024 NM(T) 05-02-2024
4 BNHOC Notice No 04(T) of 2024 NM(T) 31-01-2024
5 BNHOC Notice No 03(T) of 2024 NM(T) 29-01-2024
SL Notice Number Notice Type Date of Issue View
1 BNHOC Gun Fire Notice No 05 of 2024 Gunfire 20-02-2024
2 BNHOC Gun Fire Notice No 03 of 2024 Gunfire 24-01-2024
3 BNHOC Gun Fire Notice No 02 of 2024 Gunfire 24-01-2024
4 BNHOC Gun Fire Notice No 01 of 2024 Gunfire 17-01-2024
5 BNHOC Gun Fire Notice No 29 of 2023 Gunfire 17-12-2023
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Procurement Process

7 DAYS WEATHER FORECAST

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1 Marine Weather Forecast- 26 February to 04 March 2024 26 February 2024
2 Marine Weather Forecast- 25 February to 03 March 2024 25 February 2024
3 Marine Weather Forecast- 24 February to 02 March 2024.pdf 24 February 2024
4 Marine Weather Forecast- 23 February to 01 March 2024.pdf 23 February 2024
5 Marine Weather Forecast- 22 to 29 February 2024.pdf 22 February 2024
6 Marine Weather Forecast- 21 to 28 February 2024.pdf 21 February 2024
7 Marine Weather Forecast- 20 to 27 February 2024.pdf 20 February 2024