The information provided in this guide should be used together with all other relevant information, as required by law, standards and good seamanship practices.
The Arctic Voyage Planning Guide (AVPG) is intended as a strategic planning tool for national and international vessels traveling in the Canadian Arctic. It draws together regulatory information pursuant to the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and the Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations, 1995 as well as complementary data and information from Canadian federal departments with mandates to support safe navigation. The intent of the AVPG is to provide a comprehensive digital planning tool for mariners considering an Arctic voyage.
The mariners remain responsible for navigational decisions and safety of their ships. The information provided in this guide should be used together with all other relevant information, as required by law, standards and good seamanship practices.
The AVPG is not intended to replace official carriage information or products provided from Canadian sources. This AVPG digital version will be maintained with Notices to Mariners as needed but in case of disparity, the information contained in official publications will prevail.
Layers and Data
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Resources - http://geoportal.gc.ca/eng/Info/GisResources
Carriage Requirements (Links at : http://geoportal.gc.ca/eng/Gallery/MapProfile/5#wb-tphp)
Legislation and Regulations (Links at : http://geoportal.gc.ca/eng/Gallery/MapProfile/5#wb-tphp)