Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules, Fifth Edition

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9780750626903: Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules, Fifth Edition
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This is the definitive work on the Collision Avoidance Rules for all concerned with the practical and legal aspects of their interpretation. This new edition incorporates the 1993 Amendments to the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at
Sea 1972, which came into force in 1995. The book sets out all the Rules with clear comments on their meaning and on the significance of the changes, and with excerpts from Court judgements that show how they have been interpreted in law. Arrangements of lights and signals are illustrated in colour, and diagrams explain certain aspects of the Steering and Sailing Rules.

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Fully revised for the 2003 amendment to the International collision avoidance regulations

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A Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules
Sixth edition
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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The Command Companion of Seamanship Techniques, D House 0750652314
Seamanship Techniques, 2e, D. House 0750644435

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