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e-Nautical Publications of Admiralty

e-Nautical Publications (e-NPs) are electronic versions of official ADMIRALTY Nautical publications. Easy to use and update, they bring improved efficiency, accuracy and access to information bridge crews need.

·         ​​Weekly Notices to Mariners added accurately in seconds to ensure ongoing safety and compliance.​

·         Simple search functionality for easier access to important planning information.​

·         Approved for use by the Flag States of over three quarters of ships trading internationally, with clear display of NM updates to aid inspections.​

·         86 official ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications available in an electronic format. The range includes Sailing Directions, the Mariner’s Handbook and many more.

Fast and accurate NM updates

e-NPs are updatable, electronic versions of official ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications such as Sailing Directions and the Nautical Almanac. This means that bridge crews can download and apply electronic weekly Notices to Mariners (NMs) updates to publications in just a few seconds every week, improving efficiency and accuracy on board during passage planning tasks.

Easier access to important information

Simple search functionality gives users quick access to important planning information. The e-Reader snapshot functionality also helps bridge crews to view, save and print e-NP pages as well as any applicable NMs and addendums, which can be used to support passage planning.​ Do you want to see e-NPs in action? Our product demonstration film shows you how easy it is to update e-Nautical Publications when compared to traditional, paper publications 

Carriage compliance

e-NPs are designed to meet SOLAS carriage requirements, contain the same official information as their paper equivalents, and have been approved by the Flag States of over three quarters of ships trading internationally. e-NPs can also aid inspections by clearly showing when a publication was last updated with weekly NMs.

Bridge crews can download and apply electronic weekly Notices to Mariners (NMs) updates to publications in just a few seconds every week. Pages can then be saved and printed for use in passage plans

 A growing list of e-Nautical Publications

The expanding range of e-NPs currently includes 86 electronic versions of official ADMIRALTY Nautical Publications. Simply click on a link to find out​ more about each publication.

Sailing Directions​​​

The Mariner’s Handbook (NP100)​

The Nautical Almanac (NP314)​​

ADMIRALTY Guide to the practical use of ENCs (NP231)​​

ADMIRALTY Guide to ENC symbols used in ECDIS (NP5012)​​​

ADMIRALTY Guide to ECDIS implementation, policy and procedures (NP232)

How to Keep your ADMIRALTY Products up-to-date (NP294)​

Cumulative List of ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariners​

Ocean passages for the world (NP136)​​

IALA Maritime Buoyage System (NP735)​​

Symbols and Abbreviations Used on ADMIRALTY charts (NP5011)​

Annual Summary of ADMIRALTY Notices to Mariner​​s

e-Nautical Publications are available to use on ADMIRALTY gateway. This  single easy-to-use platform helps bridge crews to simplify ordering, updating, viewing and reporting tasks across a range of ADMIRALTY Maritime Products & Services.

 Here to help

Once you’ve chosen e-NPs we can offer you guidance to help you get the most from the service. Support items include installation guides and YouTube tutorials, with further support available from chart agents and our in-house customer service team.

 Available around the world

We distribute our products through a global network of experienced and trusted ADMIRALTY Chart Agents. If you are interested in finding out more about e-NPs, please contact your preferred chart agent directly or visit the find a chart agent page to locate your closest distributor.