1812

John Lilley & Son starts in London manufacturing nautical instruments.

1885

Wilson & Gillie founded in North Shields as Admiralty Chart Agents.

1913

John Lilley & Son and Wilson and Gillie merge to create John Lilley and Gillie.

1923

Bader and Hornig founded in Hamburg to provide charts to shipping companies. Later known as HanseNautic.

1951

Dubois Phillips McCallum (DPM) founded in the port of Liverpool. Later acquired by Harrison Group.

1956

Cornes Charts established in Yokohama.

1978

Thomas Gunn Navigation Services (TGNS) founded in Aberdeen to provide compass adjusting services in the North Sea.

1990

DPM founded in Singapore as a JV between Harrison Group and Wallem Ship Mgmt.

1996

Poly Thomas Gunn founded in Athens as a JV between the Poly family and TGNS.

Nov 2012

Global Navigation Solutions (GNS) formed from the merger of TGNS, DPM and HanseNautic.

July 2019

Cornes Group acquires Safe Navigation.

Dec 2019

Cornes Group acquires GNS.

July 2020

Cornes, Safe Navigation and GNS merge to form Voyager Worldwide.