ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs) are the world's most trusted and widely used official paper charts. The range includes comprehensive paper coverage of commercial shipping routes, ports and harbours to help bridge crews safely navigate in accordance with SOLAS regulations.


Over 3,500 ADMIRALTY charts with coverage appropriate for navigation of deep sea, coastal passages, port approaches and harbour berthing.

    A range of scales to provide appropriate levels of detail and increase situational awareness, including: Large-scale charts for main ports and harbours, medium scale charts for coastal navigation and small-scale charts for offshore navigation.

    Weekly updates and new editions to help maintain high levels of accuracy, safety and compliance. Charts also include ADMIRALTY QR codes for quick access to a list of all Notices to Mariners (NMs) that affect the specific chart or publication.

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    British Admiralty Paper Chart Folio

    American Nautical Services is a Official Admiralty Chart Agent and Distributor. All of our charts are Print-on-Demand (POD) and this allows us to print the latest SNCs on site and to fulfill your ship’s or vessel's urgent orders in the ​​​quickest time possible.​

    Categories
    A - The World - General Charts of the Oceans
    A1 - The World Index of Charts at 1:3,500,000 Scale
    A2 - NE Atlantic Ocean, European Waters, Mediterranean Sea
    B - South West England and Brittany
    B1 - South West England, North West & South Ireland
    B2 - English Channel (East), North Sea (South)
    B3 - Irish Sea East England
    C - Scotland & Adjacent Islands, Iceland
    C1 - Scotland Firth of Clyde to Skye Orkney & Shetland Is.
    D - North Sea Skagerrak
    D1 - Kattegat Baltic Entrances
    D2 - Baltic Sea, Gulf of Finland, Gulf of Bothnia
    E - Bay of Biscay, Iberian Peninsula, Morocco, Canaries, Madeira
    E1 - Western Mediterranean Sea
    E2 - Central Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea
    F - Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea
    F1 - Greece & Turkey
    F2 - Southern Aegean Sea
    G - West Africa, Cabo Verde Islands
    G1 - Africa (Ghana to Mozambique), Tristan da Cunha Group
    H - Africa (Mozambique to Somalia), Indian Ocean (Southern)
    H1 - Arabian Sea
    H2 - Red Sea
    H3 - Gulf of Oman to Shatt al 'Arab
    I - Bay of Bengal
    I1 - Sumatera, Malacca Strait, Cocos, Keeling Is. to Christmas Is.
    I2 - Singapore & Approaches, Gulf of Thailand
    J - Borneo to Ceram, Jawa to Timor
    J1 - Borneo Jawa
    J2 - Sulawesi & Timor to Papua
    J3 - South China Sea & Philippines
    J4 - Zhu Jiang, Hong Kong, Philippines, North Borneo
    K - South East China, Chang Jiang, Taiwan
    K1 - North East China, West Korea, Nansei Shoto, Nanpo Shoto
    L - Russia (Pacific Coast), Eastern Korea, Japan & Tokyo Wan
    L1 - South West Japan, Sea of Okhotsk
    M - Australia
    M1 - East Australia
    M2 - NW Australia, Torres, Sydney, Bass, Tasmania, Adelaide
    N - New Zealand
    N1 - Nouvelle-Caledonie, Vanuatu (New Hebrides), Santa Cruz Is
    O - Western Pacific Islands, Papua New Guinea, Papua
    O1 - Papua New Guinea, Papua & Adjacent Islands
    O2 - Solomon Is, Louisiade Archipelago, Bismarck Archipelago
    P - Central Pacific Islands
    P1 - Is de la Societe, Marquises, Fiji, Hawaiian, Samoa, Tonga
    Q - Bering Sea, North Pacific Ocean
    Q1 - British Colombia & Washington
    R - United States of America (West), Mexico
    S - Gulf Panama Bahia San Pedro, Chile, Arquipelago de Colon
    S1 - Southern Coasts of South America
    S2 - South America - Punta Atlas to Arquipelago dos Abrolhos
    S3 - Cabo de Sao Tome (Brazil) to Rio Orinoco (Venezuela)
    T - West Indies & Central America, Bermuda Island
    T1 - West Indies, Caribbean, Windward/Leeward Island, Venezuela
    T2 - West Indies - Bahamas to Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica
    T3 - Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Columbia
    U - North America (East) - Chesapeake Bay to Hamilton Inlet
    U1 - US Chesapeake Bay - Cape Cod Bay & New York Harbor
    V - Arctic Regions
    W - Antarctica, Falkland Islands, Islands in the Southern Ocean
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