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 52

Notable areas of Change

China ECA - Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) Issued New Requirement Regarding Emission Control Areas in Chinese Territorial Waters.

Sea Area around New Zealand.

Area updated after review to seas around New Zealand.

Off Norway: Implementation of OSPAR marine protected areas off Norway

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.

  • Approaches to the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Gdanya
  • Gothenburg
  • Iskenderun
  • Istanbul
  • Alte. Tamandare Terminal No. 1 - Rio de Janeiro
  • Amsterdam
  • Archangel
  • Bremen
  • Bremerhaven
  • Busan
  • Cartagena, Spain
  • Charleston
  • Chinwangtao Oil Terminal
  • Ciudad Del Carmen
  • Copenhagen
  • Corpus Christi
  • Esbjerg
  • Falmouth, U.K.
  • Fuzhou
  • Genoa - Avamporto
  • Gothenburg
  • Huangpu (formerly Whampoa)
  • Ijmuiden
  • Jacksonville
  • Kalmar
  • Kiel
  • Kobe
  • Kristiansund N.
  • La Spezia
  • Lake Charles
  • Lake Charles - LNG Berths
  • Lisbon
  • London
  • Lorient
  • Mizushima
  • Murmansk
  • Nansha
  • Nassau
  • New York
  • Ningpo
  • Norfolk
  • Odessa
  • Osaka
  • Palma
  • Piraeus
  • Plymouth, U.K.
  • Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.A.
  • Port Fourchon
  • Qinhuangdao
  • Riga
  • Rostock
  • Sevastopol
  • Shekou
  • Singapore
  • St Petersburg, Russia
  • Stavanger
  • Stettin
  • Tarragona
  • Tromso
  • Turku
  • Valencia
  • Vigo
  • Vladivostok
  • Wilhelmshaven
  • Xiamen
  • Zhoushan
  • Singapore
  • Gemlik
  • Marseilles

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.

  • Coast off Gambia
  • The Coast off Santos, Brazil.
  • Offshore construction in the North Sea
  • Sea area around the Solomon Islands.
  • Coast off Trinidad
  • Delaware Bay, USA
  • Yellow Sea.
  • Bohai Sea.
  • Kara Sea, Off Russia.
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Hengyi Shore Terminal
Brunei BN0008 5° 1.054' N, 115° 4.359' E
Ko Samui
Aliases: Samui
Thailand TH0076 9° 31.869' N, 99° 55.054' E
Lubuk Gaung
Indonesia ID0482 1° 43.857' N, 101° 23.355' E
Alias Name Alias For Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Offshore Trinidad No. 1 (TA) Offshore Trinidad No.1 (TA) Trinidad & Tobago TT0029 10° 17.000' N, 61° 42.000' W
Duba Refinery Duba Bulk Plant Terminal Jetty Saudi Arabia SA0090 27° 19.230' N, 35° 44.220' E
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
BW Adolo FPSO
Gabon GA0044 4° 14.500' S, 10° 49.100' E
Egina Terminal
Nigeria NG0118 3° 3.018' N, 6° 41.838' E
Offshore Augusta No.6 (TA)
Italy IT0289 37° 15.500' N, 16° 17.700' E
Offshore Beira No.5 (TA)
Mozambique MZ0049 19° 40.800' S, 35° 34.900' E
Offshore Cape Town (TA)
South Africa ZA0035 34° 0.000' S, 18° 0.000' E
Offshore Crete No.1 (TA)
Greece GR0348 34° 25.000' N, 24° 0.000' E
Offshore Kingston No. 1 (TA)
Jamaica JM0026 17° 54.880' N, 76° 47.730' W
Offshore Lagos (TSA)
Nigeria NG0117 6° 18.000' N, 3° 18.000' E
Offshore Norwegian Sea No. 8 (TA)
Norway NN0007 66° 0.820' N, 8° 4.440' E
Offshore Santarem 1
Brazil BR0292 2° 24.770' S, 54° 57.410' W
Offshore Santos No.12 (TA)
Brazil BR0291 24° 34.000' S, 46° 34.000' W
Offshore shanghai No.1 (TA)
China CN0656 31° 4.000' N, 122° 20.000' E
Offshore Taipei (TA)
Taiwan TW0035 26° 10.000' N, 121° 50.000' E