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Flag State Approval for ADMIRALTY Digital Publications and e-Nautical Publications


ADMIRALTY Digital Publications and ADMIRALTY e-Nautical Publications provide the same level of compliance as traditional ADMIRALTY paper-based publications, for ships trading under a majority of Flag States. Where we are aware that a Flag State Authority (FSA) has issued documentation on the acceptance of UKHO's digital nautical publications or provided guidance on their use, we have listed it in the table below.

Important notes:​​

•​FSAs who accept UKHO's digital nautical publications, but have not issued any specific requirements, may not be listed

•If it is not clear whether a FSA accepts UKHO's digital nautical publications as satisfying carriage requirements then shipping companies should contact their FSA or the appropriate RO

​Flag State​​ADP​e-NP​Documentation where applicable​Comments / Conditions
​Antigua & Barbuda​​SLS.14/Circ​.239​​
​Australia​​​MO21
​Azerbaijan​​​​​​​​​Approval Letter
​Bahamas​​​​BMA-51, 20 Sept 2011​
​Barbados​​​​​SLS.14/Circ200​​
​Belgium​​Approval Letter
​Belize​​​​​​Subject to RO approval
​​Bermuda​​​ADP Approval Letter
e-NP Approval Letter
​Brazil​​Approval Letters
English | BR Portuguese​
​Canada​​​​Approval Letter
​Cape Verde​
​Cayman Islands​​​​​Supp No 3​​
​China​No documentary guidance but Flag State thought to be positive to enquiries
​​Cook Islands​​​​Circ 14​​
​Costa Rica​Approval Letters
English | Spanish
​Croatia
​Curaçao​Subject to an independent backup system operating on a separate power supply
​CyprusCirc No 17/11
​Denmark (inc Greenland)SLS.14/Circ296
​Dominica
​EstoniaApproval Letter
​Faroe Islands01/2011
​Finland ​MMK 11/2007
​France​Approval Letters
English | French
​Relevant section is 221-V/27, on page 389
​Georgia ​Approval Letter
​GermanySLS.14/Circ1901
​GibraltarSGN 052
​GreeceSLS.14/Circ.302
​Honduras
​Hong Kong Hong Kong Circular 7
​IcelandApproval Letter
​IrelandMN No 45/09
​Isle of ManADP Approval Letter
e-NP Approval Letter
​IsraelApproval Letter
​Italy

Approval Letters                          English | Italian
​JapanApproval Letter
​KiribatiMC 13/2010
​LatviaApproval Letter
​Liberia Approval Letter​
Marine Notice ADM-007 Rev. 5/08
​Lithuania ​Approval Letter
​LuxembourgCAM 06/2012
​Madeira
​MalaysiaMSN 64-2011
​Maldives
​MaltaSLS.14/Circ.299
​Marshall Islands Marine Notice No. 1-000-3 Rev. 03/16

MN7-041-6 Version 11/12
​When an electronic backup is carried, portions of the publication needed for the planned voyage shall be printed and included with the voyage plan unless the electronic backup is an independent computer system with its own emergency source of power (please refer to the relevant documentation)
​MauritiusApproval Letter
​Mexico​Approval Letters
English | Spanish
​Mongolia
​Netherlands
​New Zealand
​Nicaragua
​Nigeria
​NorwaySLS.14/Circ.213
​PanamaMMC-218​Relevant sections of ADP fully corrected and updated pertaining to the vessels planned voyage should be printed off and be available for reference (please refer to the relevant documentation)
​Papua New Guinea
​PhilippinesApproval Letter
​Poland ​Approval Letter
​Portugal
​Qatar
​Russia​Approval Letters
English | Russian
​Subject to inclusion of the use of ADP in the vessel's safety management system and approval by an appropriate classification society (see attached letter)
​SeychellesApproval Letter
​Sierra LeoneApproval Letter
​SingaporeSLS.14/Circ.320
​Slovenia​Approval Letters
English | Slovenian
​South Africa
​Spain
​Sri LankaApproval Letter
​St Kitts and NevisApproval Letter
​St Vincent and the GrenadinesSOL 008
​SwedenSLS.14/Circ.265
​Switzerland
​Turkey​Approval Letters
English | Turkish
​Please refer to page three of linked documents
​TuvaluMC01/2011/01
​UKADP Approval Letter
e-NP Approval Letter
​United Arab Emirates
​USAApproval Letter
​Vanuatu