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COLREG in easy language (Rule 19)

Rule 19 Conduct of vessels in restricted visibility (d) A vessel which detects by radar alone the presence of another vessel shall determine if a close-quarters situation is developing and/or risk of collision exists. If so, she shall take avoiding action in ample time, provided

COLREG in easy language (Rule 17)

Rule 17 Action by stand-on vessel (a) (i) Where one of two vessels is to keep out of the way, the other shall keep her course and speed. (ii) The latter vessel may however take action to avoid collision by her maneuver alone, as soon

COLREG in easy language (Rule 15 & 16)

Rule 15 Crossing situation  When two power-driven vessels are crossing so as to involve risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on her own starboard side shall keep out of the way and shall, if circumstances of the case admit, avoid crossing ahead

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:

COLREG in easy language (Rule 10)

Rule 10 Traffic separation schemes  (a) This Rule applies to traffic separation schemes adopted by the Organization and does not relieve any vessel of her obligation under any other Rule. Nothing in Rule 10 is saying that sailing in a lane of a Traffic Separation