Release Information

The new ports and routing changes for each recent release of the distance tables.

Tables updated to Admiralty Notices to Mariners 2019 Week 19

Notable areas of Change

Anti-Piracy Zone.

Further improvement of the Anti-piracy zone off Somalia.

Indian Ocean Area.

Increased route options in the area due to reduction in Anti-Piracy area.

Port approaches reviewed

Minor changes have been made to approaches to the following ports, prompted by review or due to the release of updated charts or other information in Notices to Mariners; distances to/from these ports may have changed.

  • Primorsk
  • Ramsgate
  • Espiritu Santo Island
  • Ilo
  • Bass Terminal
  • Karwar
  • New Mangalore
  • San Antonio East
  • Valparaiso
  • Quintero
  • Caldera
  • Assab
  • Dahej
  • Hazira
  • Punta Loyola
  • Pisco
  • Manta
  • Khor Fakkan
  • Banda Abbas
  • Puerto Galvan
  • Narvik
  • Recife
  • Genoa
  • Santos
  • Skelleftehamn
  • Dakar
  • Odda
  • Hay Point
  • Karachi
  • Mombasa
  • Dar-Es-Salaam
  • Tuzla Shipyard, Turkey

Other sea areas reviewed

Minor changes have been made to the route network in the following sea areas, either prompted by review or due to the release of updated charts or other information in Notices to Mariners; distances for routes transiting these areas may have changed by a small amount.

  • Yellow Sea
  • The Coast off Brazil
  • North Sea Area
  • East Coast of Africa
  • Sea area around Madagascar
  • Western Approaches to Ireland and the United Kingdom
  • South China Sea
  • Bay of Bengal
  • Nova Scotia coast
  • Norwegian Sea
  • Approaches to the Shetlands
  • Approaches to Lubeck
  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Sea of Japan
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Asia-Pacific General Purpose Terminal
China CN0661 23° 33.299' N, 117° 5.896' E
Basamuk
Papua New Guinea PG0065 5° 32.445' S, 146° 8.483' E
Betano
Timor-Leste TP0003 9° 10.351' S, 125° 43.956' E
Chengxi
China CN0658 31° 55.640' N, 120° 13.043' E
Datang Coal Terminal
China CN0660 23° 33.667' N, 117° 6.303' E
Rugaogang
China CN0659 32° 4.397' N, 120° 30.312' E
Yuedong LNG
China CN0662 22° 55.466' N, 116° 22.027' E
Alias Name Alias For Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Biendong Terminal Bien Dong Terminal Vietnam VN0104 8° 4.500' N, 108° 56.000' E
Tagoloan Tagaloan Philippines PH0259 PHTGO 8° 32.615' N, 124° 45.224' E
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Goose Bay No. 1 (TA)
Canada CA0728 54° 13.800' N, 58° 20.000' W
Gulfmex No. 27 (TA)
United States US1269 26° 18.200' N, 90° 30.700' W
Offshore Ensenada No.4 (TA)
United States US1270 32° 10.000' N, 120° 30.000' W
Offshore Gamba No.12 (TA)
Equatorial Guinea GQ0045 3° 39.500' S, 5° 37.500' E
Offshore Gamba No.14 (TA)
Equatorial Guinea GQ0046 3° 2.000' S, 4° 48.000' E
Offshore Taboguilla No. 2 (TA)
Panama PA0084 8° 13.500' N, 79° 22.000' W