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 08

Notable areas of Change

Anti-Piracy Zone.

Reduction in AtoBviaC anti-piracy area, to better represent the current High Risk Piracy area.

West of Taiwan, China coastal route.

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.

  • Varsberg, Sweden
  • China, Ningbo Gang
  • Gunsan Korea
  • Mormugao India.
  • Male
  • Dahej
  • Cochin
  • Pipavav
  • Puttalam
  • Diego Suarez
  • Karwar
  • Kandla
  • Huang Dao
  • Vadinar
  • Bombay
  • New Mangalore
  • Qalhat LNG Terminal
  • Port Blair
  • Galle
  • Dar-Es-Salaam

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.

  • Yellow Sea
  • The Coast off Brazil
  • North Sea Area
  • Sea area around Luzon
  • Coast off Indonesia
  • Romblon Passage
  • Sibuyan Sea
  • Taiwan Strait.
  • East Coast of Africa
  • Sea area around Madagascar
  • Western Approaches to Ireland and the United Kingdom
  • South China Sea.
  • Bay of Bengal
Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Dos Bocas (TUM)
Mexico MX0128 18° 26.124' N, 93° 11.174' W
Lucena
Philippines PH0257 13° 53.585' N, 121° 36.322' E
Sariaya
Philippines PH0258 13° 52.167' N, 121° 33.808' E
Weifang
China CN0657 37° 15.227' N, 119° 11.135' E

None added in this release

Port Name Country Port Code UNCTAD Position
Offshore Balboa No.8
Panama PA0083 6° 49.800' N, 80° 11.280' W
Offshore Pascagboula No.3 (TA)
United States US1268 28° 45.000' N, 88° 15.000' W