31st Edition

Lloyd's Maritime Atlas of World Ports and Shipping Places 2020-2021

Edited By

Informa UK Ltd

ISBN 9780367427108
Published December 5, 2019 by Informa Law from Routledge
190 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Published since 1951, Lloyd's Maritime Atlas is the oldest and most respected atlas in the shipping industry. A comprehensive reference for locating the world’s busiest ports and shipping places, this new edition has been fully updated and enhanced with brand new maps and features to alleviate the demands on today’s busy shipping professional.

In the 2020–2021 edition:

  • Fully up-to-date with the latest port names and locations
  • World map indicating where MARPOL, SECA and PSSA regulations are in force
  • Double page spread revealing piracy hotspots and detailed analyses of routes to avoid as well as a new symbol indicating incidence of piracy on the main maps
  • World map of vaccinations required to protect against major global diseases
  • Up-to-the-minute Marine Distance Tables and fleet statistics

In addition, Lloyd’s Maritime Atlas continues to provide:

  • Precise latitude and longitude co-ordinates of over 8,000 ports and shipping places from around the world
  • Over 70 full-colour world, ocean and regional maps
  • At-a-glance weather hazards at sea and international load line zones maps
  • Expansive double-page world distance table plus 33 detailed regional tables to help you plan your route
  • Unique geographical and alphabetical indexing system to help you quickly and easily find a location
  • All major canal and river systems, plus main road, rail and airport connections to cater for multi-modal journeys

This book continues to be the premier reference guide for shipping professionals worldwide.

Table of Contents

World Distance Tables   

User Guide

Symbols and Abbreviations

LNG Terminals


Top 20 Ports

Index Map 


Weather Hazards at Sea

International Load Line Zones



Piracy Hotspots

North Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic and Indian Oceans

Pacific Ocean




UK & Ireland

Insets: Clyde; Humber, Trent; Tyne, Tees;


English Channel

Fact panel: Seine-Oise-Marne

North Sea

Northern Europe

Belgium, Netherlands and Germany

Fact panels: Rhine, Western Scheldt

Southern Scandinavia

Fact panel: Lake Vanern

Baltic Sea

Fact panel: Saimaa Canal

Black Sea, Caspian Sea

Fact panel: Volga, Don

Mediterranean Sea

Bay of Biscay

Strait of Gibraltar

Northern Mediterranean

Gulf of Naples

Gulf of Venice

Gulf of Tunis

Aegean Sea

Inset: Piraeus

Eastern Mediterranean

Africa and the Middle East

Inset: Azores

West Africa

Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia & Somalia

South-East Africa

Persian Gulf

South Asia 

Inset: Hong Kong

Fact panel: Yangtze (Chiang Jiang) 


Gulf of Thailand 

Malaysia, Indonesia 

Insets: Singapore

Brunei Darussalam 

Strait of Malacca 



China, Korea 

Australasia and Pacific Islands 

North America 

Pacific Northwest 

Southern California 

Eastern United States 

Inset: Bermuda 

Great Lakes 

Fact panel: Great Lakes 

Gulf of St. Lawrence 

Fact panel: St. Lawrence Seaway 

Eastern Seaboard 

Inset: New York 

Central America 

Caribbean Sea 

South America 

Fact panel: Amazon 

River Plate, Southern Brazil 

Fact panel: Parana    


Kiel Canal 

Rhine-Main-Danube Canal 

Suez Canal 

Panama Canal    

Geographical Index 

Alphabetical Index

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