Notices to Mariners (hereinafter referred to as NtM of Ukraine) is an official publication (48 editions per year) intended to inform navigators timely about all changes of navigational situation and regime of navigation. Governmental, legal, reference, navigational and other information is included into NtM in order to ensure safety of navigation in the maritime region and inland waterways of Ukraine. All charts and sailing directions should be updated according to NtM of Ukraine in compliance with «Nautical Chart Symbols» No. 902 and «Symbology for Inland Waterways Charts» No. 908 issued by the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine.
The main purpose of Notices to Mariners is to inform navigators timely on:
- important changes of navigational situation and regime of navigation in maritime region and inland waterways of Ukraine;
- updated data for keeping nautical charts, inland waterway charts and sailing directions systematically up to date;
- information about publication, reissue and withdrawal from delivery of nautical charts, inland waterway charts and sailing directions;
- decisions and regulations for ensuring safety of navigation within Ukrainian waters.
Information support for safety of navigation in maritime region and inland waterways of Ukraine is provided by the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine.
Information promulgated in NtM of Ukraine is subject to compulsory implementation by navigators.
If publications are purchased from third party organizations, the State Hydrographic Service of Ukraine is not responsible for reliability of the data obtained in such a way.
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The list of Notices to Mariners editions followed by current updatings to navigational charts and sailing directions.
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