A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules by A. N. Cockcroft

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Includes the full text of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, updated in line with the December 2007 amendments to the rules.Contains practical advice on how the regulations should be interpreted and collisions avoided, with insightful discussion of the implications of key phrases and Court interpretations.Covers important maneuvering information, with diagrams covering stopping distances, turning circles of ships of various type and size, and a color section with examples of ships' lights.

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Marine consultant and collision regulations expert, UK. Former International Maritime Organization (IMO) collision regulations committee member. Jan Lameijer has been actively engaged in matters related to COLREGS and Ships' Routeing as an advisor to the Netherlands Administration from 1969 until 2010.As a representative of the Netherlands Administration Jan has been active for about 35 years in working groups of the Sub-Committee of Safety of Navigation, concerning COLREGS and Ships' Routeing. For more than 10 years Jan acted as chairman of NAV-subcommittee working group on ships routeing.In recognition contributions to navigation, The Council of the Royal Institute of Navigation awarded Jan the Institutes Gold Medal for the year 2004.
Published November 3, 2011 by Butterworth-Heinemann. 200 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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