Frequently Asked Questions

What is all that stuff drawn on the background maps?
  • Oil and gas pipelines
  • Oil and gas fields
  • Ports
  • Lighthouses and coastguard stations
  • Rigs and platforms
  • Buoys
  • Undersea features such as ridges, banks or deeps
  • Sea areas (Tyne, Dogger, etc)
  • Traffic seperation schemes
  • Outline of coastline in case the satellite image is obscured by clouds