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Traffic Separation Schemes and COLREG

Traffic Separation Schemes ; Avoidance of Collisions Relatively few collisions occur in the open sea. The majority occur in coastal waters, in the approaches to ports, and within ports themselves. This is to be expected given that the risk of collision increases in relation to

COLREG in easy language (Rule 14)

Rule 14 Head-on situation  (a) When two power-driven vessels are meeting on reciprocal or nearly reciprocal courses so as to involve risk of collision each shall alter her course to starboard so that each shall pass on the port side of the other. Rule 14: