Besides nautical charts, the Hydrographic Service also produces (digital) nautical publications. These publications provide additional information to the information in the nautical charts.
You can purchase nautical products from various agents. Read more about the sale of nautical charts and publications.
Notices to Mariners
The Hydrographic Service supplies Notices to Mariners (NtMs). These are corrections with which you can keep nautical publications up-to-date.
Yearly edition of Notices to Mariners (BaZ1)
Every week, the latest Notices to Mariners (NtMs) are published on the internet. In addition to the weekly NtMs, there is the yearly publication BaZ1. BaZ1 is a publication with general and NtMs-related nautical information.
The Netherlands coast pilot – HP1
In the Netherlands Coast Pilot (published in English) you can find detailed information about the Netherlands and Belgian coastal waters, ports and their approaches. Currently, only the corrections are freeware.
List of lights - HP2A
The list of lights provides an overview of coastal lights and fog signals, including separate chapters about AIS-beacons and racons in the Netherlands and adjacent areas. The up-to-date list of lights is free to download. A NtM announces when the product has been updated.
List of Lights - HP2B
The list of lights provides an overview of coastal lights and fog signals in the Netherlands part of the Caribbean Sea. The up-to-date list of lights is free to download. A NtM announces when the product has been updated.
Catalogue - HP7
The catalogue provides an overview of all products published or issued by the Hydrographic Service.
Tidal heights and streams - HP33
HP33 provides tidal heights and tidal stream information along the Dutch coast and adjacent areas. The HP33 is published every year. The digital version, HP33D - NLTides, has more ports and is free to download from the website.
International chart series 1 - INT1
In the booklet INT1, you will find the internationally standardised symbols, abbreviations and terms used in nautical charts.