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(RT3 = Transas file format)

The following routes are the routes favored by the pilots of Gothenburg. Note that the choice of route is related to the vessel's draft or other characteristics, such as vessel size, wind, visibility, etc. that may affect the choice of route.

Generally speaking, the route south of the Trubaduren Lighthouse should be the first choice if the draft is > 10 meters. Often this coincides with choosing North Channel, but not necessarily.

NB! Right-click on the link, appropriate for your ship and the itinerary of your choice, in the table below. A dialog box opens, click "Save As" and select the appropriate destination directory to save the file in.

Route nr Fr. Board.
point nr
by S.Ch N.Ch To Comment Updated
7 # 2 S.Trub   In N.Ch Frihamnen 1 NM turn radius Updated
20100127
8 # 2 S.Trub In S.Ch   Älvsborg > 10 m draft Updated
20100127
10 VLCC S.Trub   In N.Ch Torshamnen VLCC Updated
20100127
All routes as Transas files [zip-file]

Important information

The digital route plans should not be used as a substitute for regular charts and navigation, only as a complement to them. When using the digital route plans and other information on these pages must always such information as e.g. ships type, weather and other traffic be taken into account.

Also note that due to e.g. location data, incorrect programming of routes or other sources of error the Swedish Maritime Administration in no way guarantees the navigation of the electronic chart system and it should only be seen as a complement to radar and visual navigation.

The digital route plans are developed from available geographic information. The Swedish Maritime Administration takes no responsibility for errors in route plans or information on these pages.

Route no. 10 VLCC S.Trub via N.Ch to Torshamnen Route no. 7 #2 S.Trub via N.Ch to Frihamnen Route no. 8 #2 S.Trub via S.Ch to Älvsborg
Updated: 2016-10-20