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 40

Notable areas of Change

China Coast.

Improvement to routing off China in regard to ECA distances

Trans-Atlantic.

Improved distances from Irish Sea to North America

Eastern Caribbean.

Changes to the approach to the Caribbean, allowing shorter passages

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.

  • Satpati Waters
  • Taizhou Shi
  • Auckland
  • Off Esmeraldas
  • Whitby
  • Svetliy
  • Bombay
  • Akyab
  • Dandong
  • Luojing terminal
  • Viana do Castelo
  • Manilla
  • Khalifa
  • Tangier
  • Malta
  • Vancouver
  • Banjul
  • Cienaga
  • Mina Raysut
  • Ho-ping
  • Bunbury
  • Port Du Bloc
  • Porvoo
  • Incheon
  • Naha
  • Xicomba
  • Denpassar
  • Mormugao
  • Cabedelo
  • Moudi Marine Terminal
  • Shuwaikh

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.

  • Gulf of Tonkin
  • Tangjin TSS
  • Area around Malta
  • East Anglia Windfarm
  • Bay of Gibraltar
  • Area off Eastern Trinidad
  • Cape Race and the surrounding area
  • Mediterranean
  • Northern Taiwan
  • Sardinia
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
CPC Marine Terminal
Russia RU0310 44° 37.766' N, 37° 38.266' E
PFLNG Satu Terminal
Malaysia MY0189 6° 26.600' N, 115° 26.200' E
STS Suezmax-Gage Roads
Australia AU0450 32° 1.120' S, 115° 40.490' E

None added in this release

Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Liza Destiny FPSO
Guyana GY0015 8° 0.650' N, 56° 59.450' W
Offshore Baltic sea No. 7 (TA)
Finland FI0187 59° 43.300' N, 23° 51.000' E
Offshore Baltic sea No. 9 (TA)
Finland FI0186 59° 39.300' N, 23° 16.000' E
Offshore Libreville No.1 (TA)
Gabon GA0045 0° 35.000' N, 8° 47.000' E
Offshore Paldiski (TA
Estonia EE0055 59° 21.500' N, 22° 53.000' E
Offshore Taiwan No.2 (TA)
Taiwan TW0036 22° 15.000' N, 122° 0.000' E