Rules of Navigation

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Rules of Navigation

Statutory or regulatory standards that govern how to operate a water-going vessel within a certain jurisdiction. Rules of navigation may enforce speed limits, rights of way and so forth. Rules of navigation facilitate safe travel, which may affect trade.
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Within the Bridge Team section, there is information specifically for Surface Warfare Officers (SWOs) on navigation basics, officer of the deck (OOD) tools, and a training section that includes a quiz feature that allows Sailors to test their knowledge on the navigation rules of the road questions developed by the Surface Warfare Officer School (SWOS).
Polito of driving his boat recklessly and at an unsafe speed based on inland navigation rules. It says any injuries caused as a result of the crash are not the fault of the company.
Neither of these applications are correct and the fixture should not be used on any vessel in an effort to meet the navigation rules.
Navigation Safety Regulations and the Inland Navigation Rules (often called the Collision Regulations).
The water taxis are required to adhere to the international navigation rules enshrined in the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 and amendments thereof.
That's why it's prudent to lessen your risk by taking preventive action that includes slowing to a safe speed, energizing your navigation lights and sounding the appropriate sound signals for your vessel type, as required by the Navigation Rules, available online through the Coast Guard Navigation Center at navcen.uscg.gov.
Henceforth those operating said vessels must abide by federal navigation rules: paddlers will have to wear personal flotation devices and carry whistles, a visual distress signal, a navigation light, and so on.
A simple analytical model rather than a set of fuzzy logic navigation rules have been used.
The Iranian Students' News Agency reported that Jafarian said the ship that was scheduled to sail to Gaza this week "is humanitarian, in line with navigation international protocols, carries no weapon and it obeys navigation rules, so no military ship has the right to enter the Iranian ship illegally because any aggression is violation of navigation transparent rules."
Additional topics include introduction to computerized navigation, navigation rules, aids to navigation, plotting, piloting, dead reckoning, over the horizon navigation (day and night), principles of communications, weapons safety and employment, rules of engagement, mission planning, maritime interdiction operations, insertions and extractions, board and search, close air support, and a final Field Training Exercise (FTX) in combination with the Patrol Officer Communications course.
Practice the rules of the road (navigation rules) and obey federal and state regulations and waterway markers.
In a document filed with the Hakodate Marine Accident Inquiry Agency, the investigators said the Shinsei Maru had been required to take action to avoid a collision under navigation rules for high seas.
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