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CONVENTION ON THE INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972, AS AMENDED

PART A - GENERAL

  1. Application
  2. Responsibility
  3. General Definitions

 

PART B - STEERING AND SAILING RULES

Section I - Conduct of vessels in any conditions of visibility

  1. Application
  2. Look-out
  3. Safe Speed
  4. Risk of Collision
  5. Action to Avoid Collision
  6. Narrow Channels
  7. Traffic Separation Schemes

Section II - Conduct of vessels in sight of one another

  1. Application
  2. Sailing Vessels
  3. Overtaking
  4. Head-on Situation
  5. Crossing Situation
  6. Action by Give-way Vessel
  7. Action by Stand-on Vessel
  8. Responsibilities between Vessels

Section III - Conduct of vessels in restricted visibility

  1. Conduct of vessels in Restricted Visibility

 

PART C - LIGHTS AND SHAPES

  1. Application
  2. Definitions
  3. Visibility of Lights
  4. Power-Driven Vessels Underway
  5. Towing and Pushing
  6. Sailing Vessels Underway and Vessels Under Oars
  7. Fishing Vessels
  8. Vessels not Under Command or Restricted in their Ability to Manoeuvre
  9. Vessels Constrained by their Draught
  10. Pilot Vessels
  11. Anchored Vessels and Vessels Aground
  12. Seaplanes

 

PART D - SOUND AND LIGHT SIGNALS

  1. Definitions
  2. Equipment for sound Signals
  3. Manoeuvring and Warning signals
  4. Sound Signals in Restricted Visibility
  5. Signals to Attract Attention
  6. Distress Signals

 

PART E - EXEMPTIONS

  1. Exemptions

 

PART F - VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE CONVENTION

  1. Definitions
  2. Application
  3. Verification of Compliance

 

ANNEX I POSITIONING AND TECHNICAL DETAILS OF LIGHTS AND SHAPES

ANNEX II ADDITIONAL SIGNALS FOR FISHING VESSELS FISHING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY

ANNEX III TECHNICAL DETAILS OF SOUND SIGNAL APPLIANCES

ANNEX IV DISTRESS SIGNALS

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