NOAA National Ocean Service

Booth #2209
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring , MD 20910-3282
United States

The Office of Coast Survey (OCS) manages the NOAA nautical charting program to help protect life and property, support economic growth and development, and protect the environment in support of the overall mission for safe and efficient navigation.  OCS is responsible for surveying and charting U.S. and territorial waters to the limits of the Exclusive Economic Zone, an area of about 3.4 million square nautical miles.

Products & Services


NOAA Navigation Products and Services in Charting and Mapping

NOAA Charting and Mapping Resources Are Used on Virtually Every Vessel That Is Seen Vessels Throughout the U.S. Coastal Waters

NOAA Navigation Resources- Coast Survey

NOAA Coast Survey Provides Charts and Resources that are Used on Almost All Vessels for Navigation

Electronics / Navigation

  • Electronic Charts
  • Navigation Aids

Financial / Insurance / Legal

  • Legal Services

Media / Magazines, Books

  • Publications

Safety / Survival

  • Safety & Survival


  • Services & Supplies

Training / Education / Certification

  • Government Agencies

Vessels for Hire

  • Barge and Boat Rentals