Commercial shipping channels in Penobscot Bay.
Click each link for an image of a portion of the route. The purple bar is the official 1/2 mile wide tanker route. Tankers, including LNG vvessels, can be anywhere within that bar. Note that a 1 mile security zone around the shipping lane would impact numerous important lobstering areas.
Monhegan to Mussel Ridge
Matinicus to south of Vinalhaven
Mussel Ridge area
Friendship to Mussel Ridge
Owls Head to Camden
Camden to Belfast
Northport to Penobscot River mouth
Scale from chart (black bar in center= 1 mile)