Marine Charts & Publications

Carpenters Shipping is the sole agent in Fiji for the British Admiralty Charts & Hydrographical publications and maintains a comprehensive stock of marine charts and other marine publication for the sale to mariners.

The world-renowned British Admiralty Charts & Nautical Publications (NPs) are used by mariners to assist safe navigation. There are currently over 220 different publications available, all of which are listed in the Catalogue of Admiralty Charts and Publications (NP131).

Admiralty NPs fall into the following categories:

  • Sailing Directions (Pilots)
  • Admiralty List of Radio Signals (ALRS)
  • Tidal Publications
  • List of Lights

In addition, the UKHO publishes a range of Additional Publications, listed below (NP number in brackets):
Admiralty Distance Tables (NP350(1) -NP350(3) Admiralty Maritime Communications (NP289, NP290, NP291)

  • Chart Catalogue (NP131)
  • Chart Correction Log (NP133A)
  • How to Keep Your Admiralty Charts Up-to-Date (NP294)
  • IALA Buoyage System (NP735)
  • Ocean Passages for the World (NP136)
  • Symbols and Abbreviations (5011)
  • The Mariner’s Handbook (NP100)
  • The Admiralty Charts & Nautical Publications are sold by us The Authorised Admiralty Sales agents in Fiji.