Gulf of Cambay (W India)
Malacca Banks, with deep channels to the W and E, lie in the fairway of the approach.
Grant Channel and Sutherland Channel are safer to use than the channels between the banks, ...
Recommended routes have been established by Indian authorities to aid traffic transiting the area, as well as vessels bound to or from the port of Mumbai (Bombay).
The Indian government requests that vessels remain 1 to 2 miles to starboard of the tracklines shown on the chart, consistent with safe navigation, and the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea.