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 52

Notable areas of Change

High Risk Area off east Africa: Significant change to routing to bring the distance tables in line with latest UKMTO HRA guidelines.

Great Lakes: Improved routing in this 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.

  • New York
  • Las Palmas
  • Wenzhou
  • Yantai
  • Jinzhou
  • Victoria, B.C., Canada
  • Ferndale
  • Merak
  • Balongan
  • Pulau Muara Besar SPM
  • Hengyi Shore Terminal
  • Seria
  • Bizerte
  • Piombino
  • Prince Rupert
  • Caldera
  • Barcelona
  • Baobab Terminal
  • Oguendjo Terminal

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
  • Barents Sea
  • North Sea
  • Canary Islands
  • Coast of Norway
  • Yellow Sea
  • Great Lakes
  • Gulf of Saint Lawrence
  • Caribbean Sea
  • Mediterranean
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Georges No.1 (TA)
Canada CA0730 48° 28.600' N, 58° 48.000' W
Offshore Blanc No. 1(TA)
Canada CA0731 51° 14.280' N, 57° 4.800' W
Pulau Muara Besar SPM
Brunei BN0009 5° 5.145' N, 115° 8.053' E

None added in this release

Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Ajapa Terminal
Nigeria NG0120 5° 20.676' N, 5° 11.574' E
BW Pioneer FPSO
United States US1271 26° 41.770' N, 90° 30.500' W
Offshore Black Sea No.3 (TA)
Russia RU0311 44° 47.800' N, 36° 58.800' E
Offshore Crete No.10 (TA)
Greece GR0349 35° 3.000' N, 23° 59.000' E
Offshore Goose Bay No.2 (TA)
Canada CA0732 54° 17.950' N, 57° 16.320' W
Offshore Lome No. 18 (TA)
International Waters IW0003 1° 24.000' N, 1° 12.000' W
Offshore Nagasaki No.6 (TA)
Japan JP0452 32° 7.500' N, 129° 5.000' E
Offshore nosy be No.1 (TA)
Madagascar MG0055 12° 32.500' S, 48° 12.500' E
Offshore Santos No. 14 (TA)
Brazil BR0295 25° 17.300' S, 45° 37.800' W
Ugo Ocha Terminal
Nigeria NG0119 5° 25.100' N, 4° 46.200' E