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This fourth edition has been updated to include the 1981, 1987 and 1989 amendments to Rules. These have been incorporated into the text and the reasons for the changes are discussed. Some changes have also been made to the comments on the Rules and a recent Court judgement has been included.
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Fully revised for the 2003 amendment to the International collision avoidance regulationsFrom the Back Cover:
A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules
A N Cockcroft and J N F Lameijer
Previous edition: "If you require an authoritative guide to the Rules this is the one for you." MER
1. Fully revised to meet the November 2003 amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
2. The definitive text for all concerned with both the practical and legal aspects of marine safety
3. 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, an 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" Maritime 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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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR002691797