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COLREG Rule No 01

Rule of the Road Part A – General Rule 1 – Apppication   (a)These Rules shall apply to all vessels upon the high seas and in all waters connected therewith navigable by seagoing vessels.  (b) Nothing in these Rules shall interfere with the operation of

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 13)

Rule 13  Overtaking (a). Notwithstanding anything contained in the Rules of part B, sections I and II, any vessel overtaking any other shall keep out of the way of the vessel being overtaken. Rule 13: OVERTAKING  Rule 13 has no exceptions; the overtaking vessel always

COLREG In Easy Language (Rule 2,5,7 & 8)

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