La Librairie Maritime Nautic Way is an approved Shom Agent, and offers the complete catalog of charts and works of the SHOM (Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the Navy).
As the needs of Shom's civil and military customers evolve and ENCs (electronic navigational charts) become more widespread, Shom has decided to rationalize its portfolio of charts in foreign waters by the end of the year. In coherence, the coverage of nautical works will also be rationalized.
Second half of 2021, as part of the rationalization of its portfolio of charts in foreign waters, in line with the coverage of nautical works, Shom has decided to reduce the coverage of the Books of Fires to that of nautical charts which thus pass from 4 volumes (LA, LB, LC, LD) to 2 volumes L1 (France Métropole) and L2 (Overseas and foreign areas). This provision comes into force on September 8, 2021.
Shom's Guide to Lights and Fog Signals
These books list the characteristics of navigational aids, light and sound. They also describe the lighthouses, beacons and buoys that support them and give their geographical position.
Shom's nautical charts and nautical works are suitable for navigation for yachtsmen and merchant marine professionals. With these documents, you will be able to navigate many miles with your pleasure boat, discover wonderful anchorages, go coastal or offshore sailing.
More and more Shom works only exist in digital version. What about during a check?
Article 240-2.04 General provisions on armament and safety equipment " - VII. "Nautical information and documents may be collected in one or more books or electronic media that can be consulted at any time.
2009 Shom article on nautical and computer cartography.
All nautical charts, paper or digital, are edited to order and benefit from the latest updates. In accordance with the provisions of Article L221-28 of the Consumer Code, the right of withdrawal cannot be exercised for the supply of goods likely to be obsolete quickly. These charts are neither taken back nor exchanged. Consequently, these orders are concluded definitively as soon as the order is placed by the Customer according to the methods specified in these GCS.