Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules, Sixth Edition

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9780750661799: Guide to the Collision Avoidance Rules, Sixth Edition

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.

The books sets out all of the Rules with clear explanation of their meaning, and gives detailed examples of how the rules have been used in practice by seafarers, as well as excerpts from Court judgements to illustrate how they have been interpreted in practice.

Written for masters, navigating officers, senior crew, cadets and those in training, plus ship operators, marine lawyers and anyone concerned with the safe operation of shipping, this is an essential reference for at sea and on shore.

* Fully revised to meet the November 2003 IMO amendments
* 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 to aid recognition of signals

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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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