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 13

Notable areas of Change

Sea of Bengal, New restricted area. Routes altered to compensate.

North Sea, Changes to markers caused changes to the region.

West 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.

  • Ashdod Container Terminal, Israel
  • China, Huang Hai,
  • Approaches to Hong Kong.
  • River Mersey, United Kingdom
  • San Diego, USA
  • New York, USA
  • Douglas, Isle of Mann.
  • River Wyre, UK
  • Port Melville, Australia
  • China, Chang Jiang
  • Fleetwood, UK
  • Barrow-In-Furness, UK

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

  • Scientific Instruments off Marseille
  • Santa Maria Bay, USA
  • East of Hawaii, USA
  • North Sea, Oil fields.
  • West India, Changes due to wrecks.
  • Pelican Island, Australia.
  • OCTP offshore Terminal and Surrounding areas.
  • Isle of Mann and surround areas.
  • The Wash, UK
  • The Humber, UK
  • Walvis Bay.
  • Eastern Mediterranean, Off Israel
  • English Channel.
  • North West Coast, Australia.

None added in this release

Alias Name Alias For Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Prelude FLNG Marine Terminal Offshore Timor Sea No1. (TA) Australia AU0448 13° 47.180' S, 123° 19.050' E
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Cidade de Caraguatatuba MV27 FPSO
Brazil BR0284 25° 31.030' S, 43° 27.580' W
Cyrus FPSO
Iran IR0103 26° 43.390' N, 52° 4.120' E
Offshore Augusta No.5 (TA)
Italy IT0287 37° 27.400' N, 15° 33.000' E
Offshore Trinidad No.4 (TA)
Trinidad & Tobago TT0027 11° 5.000' N, 61° 23.000' W
Ophir Marine Terminal
Malaysia MY0185 5° 17.090' N, 105° 15.566' E
Petrojarl I FPSO
Brazil BR0283 24° 7.525' S, 41° 53.136' W
TA alexandria No.1 (TA)
Aliases: Offshore Alexandria No.1 (TA)
Egypt EG0118 31° 22.450' N, 30° 3.320' E
Umm Qasr Port
Iraq IQ0020 30° 2.000' N, 47° 57.000' E