Glossary
AL-BAHRIAH INSURANCE & REINSURANCE S.A.L.
© Al-Bahriah Insurance & Reinsurance S.A.L. - Email: info@bahriah.com - Phone: +961 1 336633 - Fax: +961 1 612311
Address: 770, Al-Bahriah House, Hotel Dieu Avenue, Beirut - Lebanon
Glossary
Arctic
North of 70°N. Lat.
Barents Sea North of 72°30’ N. Lat. or east 35°E. Long.

Baltic
Gulf of Bothnia north of a line between Umea (63°50’ N.Lat.) and Vasa  (63° 06’ N. Lat.)
between 10th
December and 25th May.
Where the vessel is equal to or less than 90,000 DWT, Gulf of Finland east of 28° 45’
E. Long. between
15th December and 15th May.
Vessels greater than 90,000 DWT may not enter, navigate or remain in the Gulf of  
Finland east of 28°
45’ E. Long. at any time.
Gulf of Bothnia, Gulf of Finland and ajacent waters north of 59° 24’ N. Lat. between 8th
January and 5th
May, except for calls at Stockholm, Tallinn or Helsinki.
Gulf of Riga and adjacent waters east of 22° E. Long. and south of 59° N. Lat. between
28th December
and 5th May.

Bering Sea
Bering Sea except on through voyages and provided that the vessel does not enter,
navigate or remain
north of 54° 30’ N. Lat.

East Asia
Sea of Okhotsk north of 55° N. Lat. and east of 140° E. Long. between 1st November
and 1st June.
Sea of Okhotsk north of 53° N. Lat. and west of 140° E. Long. between 1st November
and 1st June.
East Asian waters north of 46° N. Lat. and west of 140° N. Lat. and west of the Kurile
islands and west
of the Kamchatka Peninsula between 1st December and 1st May.

Greenland
Greenland territorial waters.

Kerguelen/Crozet
Territorial waters of Kerguelen Islands and Crozet Islands.

Northern Seas
White Sea.
Chukchi Sea.

North America (east)
North of 52° 10’ N. Lat. and between 50°W. Long. and 100° W. Long.
Gulf of St. Lawrence, St. Lawrence River and tributaries (east of Les Escoumins, Strait
of Belle Isle
(west of Belle Isle), Cabot Strait (west of a line between Cape Ray and Cape North) and
Strait of Canso
(north of the Canso Causeway), between 21st December and 30th April.
St Lawrence River and tributaries (west of Les Escoumins) between 1st December and
30th April.
St. Lawrence Seaway.
Great Lakes.

North America (west)
North of 54° 30’ N. Lat. and between 100° W. Long. and 170° W. Long.
Any port or place in the Queen Charlotte islands or the Aleutian Islands.

Southern Ocean
South of 50° S. Lat. except within the triangular area formed by thumb lines drawn
between the
following points:
50° S. Lat.; 50° W. Long.
57° S. Lat.; 67° 30’ W. Long.
50° S  Lat.; 160° Long.
In accordance with International Navigating Conditions, vessels shall not enter the following Areas
unless prior permission is obtained by Underwriters and any amended terms agreed:
Trading Limits
البحــــــريـــــــة للضمـــــــان واعـــــــادة الضمــــــــان ش.م.ل