The International Association for Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) and the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) have organized from 21 to 24 October 2019 with the support of the Ministry of Equipment, Transport, Logistics and Water (METLE) of the Kingdom of Morocco and in colaboration with the Royal Moroccan Navy (DHOC: Division Hydrographie Océanographie et Cartographie) a capacity-building workshop in the field of hydrography and marine aids to navigation in Africa. The event was attended by a good number of African National Members including Democratic Republic of Congo, Congo, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Senegal, Togo, Angola, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Madagascar, Comoros, Papua New Guinea and Somalia.

This workshop has been an opportunity for MSM to participate in the discussions on Risk Analysis, Hydrographic Survey Specification and Aids to Navigation Management, as well as to meet our customers and friends.