IMO is considering applying Formal Safety Assessment when making rules. What is Formal Safety Assessment?

A rational and systematic process for assessing the risks associated with any sphere of activity, and for evaluating the costs and benefits of different options for reducing those risks. It therefore ...

Colreg Rule 37(c)

A vessel not under command; a vessel restricted in her ability to manoeuvre; a vessel constrained by her draught; a sailing vessel; a vessel engaged in fishing and a vessel engaged in towing or pushin...

TUGS AND PILOTS – LEGAL ISSUES

TUGS AND PILOTS – LEGAL ISSUESIt is evident from the other chapters of this Guide dealing with the technical aspects of ship berthing that the effective use of pilotage and towage services is crucial ...

Colreg Rule 37, addition IV, 1(f)

A vessel is in distress and requires assistance....

Does IMO enforce its own conventions?

No. IMO has no enforcement powers or enforcement personnel. ...

Colreg Rules 18, 16, 27, 34

Two vessels: left - power-driven vessel; shall keep out of the way; right - vessel engaged in mine clearance....

Colreg Rule 27 (c), 24 (a) (v)

Tug & tow; restricted in her ability to manoeuvre; astern > 200 metres in length.  ...

Colreg Rule 24 (a) (v)

Tug & tow; astern > 200 metres in length. ...

Colreg Rules 18, 17

Two vessels: left - restricted in her ability to manoeuvre; right - sailing vessel; shall keep out of the way....

Lighthouses

Lighthouses Definition of a Lighthouse A lighthouse is a tower, or substantial building or structure, erected at a designated geographical location to carry a signal light and provides a significant...

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