A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules / Edition 6

A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules / Edition 6

by A. N. Cockcroft, J N F Lameijer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0750661798

ISBN-13: 9780750661799

Pub. Date: 12/17/2003

Publisher: Elsevier Science

‘If you require an authoritative guide to the Rules this is the one for you.’ MER

• Fully revised to meet the November 2001 amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
• The definitive text for all concerned with both the practical and legal aspects of marine safety
• Includes a colour

Overview

‘If you require an authoritative guide to the Rules this is the one for you.’ MER

• Fully revised to meet the November 2001 amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
• The definitive text for all concerned with both the practical and legal aspects of marine safety
• Includes a colour section with examples of ships' lights

A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules is the essential reference to the safe operation of all vessels at sea. Published continuously since 1965, this respected and expert guide is the classic text for all who need to, practically and legally, understand and comply with the Rules. This sixth edition incorporates all of the amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea which came into force in November 2003.

Reviews of previous edition
‘Written by experts in the subject, this book provides a concise text for all concerned with the practical and legal aspects of interpretation of, and compliance with, the Rules.... The text sets out all the Rules with clear explanations of their meaning and gives excerpts from Court judgments to illustrate how they have been interpreted in practice’
MARTITIME JOURNAL

‘The full text of each rule is followed by a thorough discussion of its meaning, interpretation and implications.’
MER

‘... should be compulsory reading even for those who already have qualified... the use of coloured diagrams is particularly valuable."
THE MOTOR SHIP

‘Essential reading for anyone who goes to sea for business or pleasure or war.’
FISHING BOAT WORLD

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750661799
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/17/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefaceix
Collisions and the Courtsxi
History of the Collision Regulationsxiv
Part A.General: Rules 1-33
Part B.Steering and Sailing Rules
Section IRules 4-1017
Section IIRules 11-1885
Section IIIRule 19124
Part C.Lights and Shapes: Rules 20-31141
Part D.Sound and Light Signals: Rules 32-37168
Part E.Exemptions183
Annexes to the Rules185
Annex I.Details of lights and shapes187
Annex II.Additional signals for fishing vessels195
Annex III.Details of sound signal appliances197
Annex IV.Distress signals200
International Convention Regulation II/I on Standards of Training, Navigational Certification and Watchkeeping, Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978202
IMO Recommendations on Navigational Watchkeeping206
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended213
Table for Use in Assessing Risk of Collision228
Manoeuvres to Avoid Collision (including Manoeuvring Diagram)229
Manoeuvring Information233
Ships Referred to in the Text237
Index243

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