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COLREG Rule No 02

Rule of the Road Part A – General Rule -2: Responsibility  (a)Nothing in these Rules shall exonerate any vessel, or the Owner, Master or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to comply with these Rules or of the neglect of any precaution which


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

Officer on watch Duties

Duties of an Officer on Watch (OOW) on the bridge The primary duties of an Officer on Watch are:  (i) Watchkeeping, (ii) Navigation and (iii) GMDSS radio watchkeeping. Officer on Watch is a representative of the master and is primarily responsible at all times for

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