ADMIRALTY Standard Nautical Charts (SNCs)

BA Charts are the standard nautical charts of the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). 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.

BAC is the paper product of the UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO). It is one of the most widely used nautical charts in shipping. Its worldwide series consist of over 3,300 paper charts offering worldwide coverage. BA charts consist mainly of Standard Navigational Charts (SNC) from serial number BAC 0001 to 4999 and including 5500, 5501, 5502. These come in different scales and are used mainly for navigation and passage planning.

Standard Navigational Charts are regularly updated and corrected by the weekly Admiralty Notices to Mariners to ensure they are updated with the latest navigational information and thus enhancing safe navigation.

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  • 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.
  • We provide regular ADMIRALTY NMs to help ensure your ADMIRALTY charts are maintained and up-to-date with the latest safety critical information.

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Chart Correction Service
  • We have trained chart correction agents to help you ensure your ADMIRALTY charts are maintained and up-to-date with the latest safety critical information.
Available through Print on Demand (POD)
  • POD allows our ADMIRALTY Chart Agents to print the latest SNCs on site and fulfil your ship’s urgent orders in the quickest time possible.

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