Watchkeeping during ocean passages Watchkeeping during ocean passages will require all the activities related to performing a navigational watch as discussed previously. In addition, priority is given to the following Lookout During ocean passages, the principle threat to a vessel is the risk of collision.
Part B – Steering and Sailing Rules Section I – Conduct of Vessels in any Condition of Visibility Rule-4: Application Rules in this section apply to any condition of visibility. Rule-5: Look-out Every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper look-out by sight and
Collisions are among the most high profile of all maritime accidents. The number of collisions and their cost (personal and financial) has increased in recent years and “human error” seems to be the only common factor. Collisions should not happen but they do; sometimes with