INDONESIAN MARINE GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION CENTRE (IMAGIC)
Based on Presidential Regulation No. 66/2019 concerning the Organizational of TNI, the Indonesian Navy Hydrographic and Oceanographic Center (Pushidrosal) is the Main Operations Command (Kotama Ops) which is under and responsible to the TNI Commander. Pushidrosal is also the Main Command of Development (Kotama Bin) which is under and responsible to the Chief of Navy Staff (Kasal).
As Kotama Ops, Pushidrosal is tasked with conducting Military and National Hydro-Oceanographic Mapping Survey Operations which include Surveys, Research, Marine Mapping, Publications, Application of the Marine Environment and Safety of Sailing Navigation and preparing Data and Information in Water Areas and National Jurisdictions in order to support the interests of the TNI and the Public for National Defense and National Development.
As Kotama Bin, Pushidrosal is in charge of organizing Hydro-Oceanography, covering the Military Function, Public Service Function, Marine Environment Application Function and Diplomacy Function in the Field of Hydrographic and Maritime Boundaries.
Pushidrosal was established as a National Hydrographic Agency based on Government Regulation of the Republic of Indonesia Number 23/1951 on March 31, 1951 (Government Regulation No. 23/1951) and Presidential Decree of the Republic of Indonesia Number 164/1960 on July 14, 1960 (Presidential Decree No. 164/1960) , carrying out functions as the Military Hydrographic Agency and the Indonesian National Hydrographic Agency.
Law of the Republic of Indonesia Number 4/2011 concerning Geospatial Information (IG) has regulated the formulation of policies, decision making and / or implementation of activities related to earth space. IG is very useful as a support system for decision making in order to optimize development in the economic, social, cultural and national resilience sectors, especially in natural resource management, spatial planning, investment location planning and economic business, determination of boundaries, land and tourism. . IG is also a very necessary information in disaster management, environmental preservation and security and defense.
IHO C-17 Publication on Spatial Data Infrastructures For The Marine Dimension: Guidance For Hydrographic Offices, edition 1.1.0 February 2011, IHB, Monaco, 2011 is a guideline for hydrographic offices around the world to develop Marine Spatial Data Infrastructures (MSDI) directed to be able to support the enhancement of the capabilities of its functions in the integrated management of marine space metadata and to make effective and efficient functions of hydrographic office services to support its users.
This application is the entrance to the Geographic Information System (GIS) application. As a portal, this application displays information and actual data related to the Indonesian Ocean Hydrographic and Oceanography published by the Navy's Center for Hydrographic and Oceanographic (Pushidrosal). For the sake of shipping safety in Indonesia, Pushidrosal published the Indonesian Sea Map (in the form of Paper and Electronic Maps) and Nautical Books.