e-Nautical Publications


e-NPs are e-book versions of our world-leading paper-based Nautical Publications. They allow bridge crews to speed up the updating process and give them easier access to information they need. Small, weekly NM update files can be regularly downloaded via the internet or via email and accurately added to e-NPs in seconds - far more easily and quickly than with paper-based products. This allows bridge crews more time to focus on other important duties and gives decision makers more confidence on the bridge. These updates are also available on a quarterly DVD.

e-NPs are displayed using the ADMIRALTY e-Reader. This is a specifically designed, easy-to-use reader software developed by the UKHO, and is supplied as part of the service at no extra cost. ADMIRALTY e-Reader also has a simple search function that allows users to access information easily and quickly.

All e-NPs contain the same official information as their paper equivalents, and most Flag States have approved them as SOLAS carriage-compliant. e-NPs can also aid inspections by clearly showing when a publication was last updated.