Reeds Marine Distance Tables are the perfect ready-reckoner for captains, navigators and owners of merchant and cruise ships large and small wanting a quick and accurate distance reference between all
the regularly used commercial ports around the world.
The book is divided into key 'market areas', and includes a pull-out
map for area indentification and chartlets for easy see-at-a-glance
port reference. Traffic Separation Schemes are calculated into the
tables and the distance to any port not included can easily be
determined by making an approximation from the next closest port. Useful tables of major 'turning points' around the world
(such as Cape Finisterre, Cape Horn and the Dover Straits), time zones and time and speed conversion tables are also included.
Reeds Marine Distance Tables are an invaluable reference for ship
owners, operators, brokers and navigators. Using this one reference,
anyone can calculate the shortest or most economical distances between
all the major ports in the world.
This new edition sees the valuable addition of several new ports to reflect the importance of growing trading areas around the world, including two major Chinese ports; Antigua; Brest; Istanbul; and extended coverage of Felixstowe.
'A first class reference' Nautical Magazine
'Clear and simple support for anyone wanting to calculate the shortest
or most economical distance between major ports' Telegraph