Release Information

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

Tables updated to Admiralty Notices to Mariners 2018 Week 25

Notable areas of Change

Bight of Benin: Changes to routes due to the construction of offshore installations.

North Sea: Changes to routes in the area, particularly in regard to North/South transitions.

East China Sea: General review of the area with multiple changes for enhanced navigation.

East Coast of the UK: Significant changes to this area with the addition of multiple ports.

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.

  • UAE, Khalifa Port.
  • Brazil, Entrance to Rio Para
  • Hornsea Offshore Wind farm, UK, Humber estuary.
  • Azores, Portugal.
  • Sullom Voe, UK
  • Hull and ports along the Humber estuary
  • Newcastle, UK
  • Sunderland, UK
  • Entrances to Kuwait.
  • Portsmouth, UK
  • Brazil, Santos
  • Augusta, Sicily
  • St Petersburg, Russia
  • Darwin, Australia

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.
Sulu Sea, Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Particularly Sensitive Sea Area
Japan, off the western coast of Izu o Shima Island

  • Yellow Sea, China
  • Arabian Gulf
  • Norwegian Sea
  • East coast of the UK
  • Rio de la Plata
  • Cape Trafalgar
  • Caernarfon Bay
  • Beihai Gang
  • Sea of Japan
  • Azores, Portugal
  • South China Sea.
  • South East Coast of South America.
  • Gulf of Oman
  • River Thames
  • North Sea,
  • Skagerrak
  • Bosporus Straits
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
IGA Fuel Services Port
Turkey TR0188 41° 18.802' N, 28° 47.328' E
Lejes
Aliases: Lajes do Pico
Portugal PT0045 38° 23.469' N, 28° 15.983' W
Lindisfarne
United Kingdom GB0760 55° 39.931' N, 1° 47.906' W
Sabetta
Russia RU0307 71° 16.599' N, 72° 4.433' E
Shuqaiq Power Plant
Saudi Arabia SA0089 17° 37.967' N, 42° 6.199' E
TA Rankin Inlet
Canada CA0727 62° 44.160' N, 91° 53.410' W
Alias Name Alias For Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Ehoala Fort Dauphin Madagascar MG0054 25° 1.631' S, 46° 59.824' E
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Gulfmex No.4 (TA)
United States US1266 27° 40.000' N, 93° 0.000' W
Ichthys Offshore Terminal
Australia AU0449 13° 57.910' S, 123° 19.050' E
Offshore Abidjan No. 13 (TA)
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) CI0030 3° 27.000' N, 3° 42.000' W
Offshore Bonny No.1 (TA)
Nigeria NG0116 4° 11.000' N, 7° 14.000' E
Offshore Callao
Peru PE0047 12° 1.420' S, 77° 12.360' W
Offshore Coos Bay No.1 (TA)
United States US1267 44° 0.000' N, 126° 41.000' W
Offshore Guayanilla No.1 (TA)
Puerto Rico PR0032 17° 49.000' N, 66° 40.000' W
Offshore Junio (TA)
Brazil BR0285 24° 48.100' S, 40° 58.800' W
Offshore Kolguyev (TA)
Russia RU0306 68° 56.133' N, 50° 51.066' E
Offshore Salvador No. 4 (TA)
Brazil BR0288 13° 18.000' S, 37° 28.000' W
Offshore Salvador No.1 (TA)
Brazil BR0286 12° 45.000' S, 37° 5.000' W
Offshore Salvador No.2 (TA)
Brazil BR0287 12° 55.000' S, 36° 45.000' W
Offshore Salvador No.3 (TA)
Brazil BR0289 13° 30.000' S, 37° 6.000' W
Offshore Santos No. 11 (TA)
Brazil BR0290 25° 25.200' S, 47° 17.400' W
Offshore Sierra Leone No. 9 (TA)
Sierra Leone SL0017 6° 40.000' N, 12° 36.000' W
Offshore Trinidad 7
Trinidad & Tobago TT0028 10° 36.000' N, 61° 40.000' W