Ice Navigation in Canadian Waters

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Annex B - Reference Material

B.1 Navigational Charts, Notices To Mariners, Radio Aids, Lists Of Lights, And Sailing Directions

Under the Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations, 1995, made pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, the person in charge of the navigation of a ship shall use the most recent edition of a chart that is issued officially by or on the authority of the Canadian Hydrographic Service.

For the latest information on official paper charts, S-57 vector Electronic Navigational Charts (ENC), BSB Raster Navigational Charts (RNC) and nautical publications, as well as a list of authorized Canadian Hydrographic Service dealers worldwide, please visit the website or contact:

Canadian Hydrographic Service
615 Booth Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K1A 0E6

Attention: Client Services
E-mail: Client Services
Phone: 1 (866) 546-3613

The following are a list of publications available from the Canadian Hydrographic Service:

B.2 Ice Information

For the latest information and publications related to ice conditions in Canadian waters, please visit Latest ice conditions or contact:

Environment Canada,
Canadian Ice Service
373 Sussex Drive, E-3,
Ottawa, Ontario,
Canada, K1A 0H3

The following is a list of publications available from the Canadian Ice Service:

B.3 Navigation

For the latest publications related to Marine Safety, please visit Marine Safety Publications page. An example of some publications related to navigation in ice is listed below:

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