Rules of Navigation

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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It was Yellow Handkerchief, the Chinaman whom we had arrested for illegal shrimp-fishing the year before, and who, at that time, had nearly sunk the Reindeer, as he had nearly sunk it now by violating the rules of navigation.
This was the only voyage which I may say was successful in all my adventures, which I owe to the integrity and honesty of my friend the captain; under whom also I got a competent knowledge of the mathematics and the rules of navigation, learned how to keep an account of the ship's course, take an observation, and, in short, to understand some things that were needful to be understood by a sailor; for, as he took delight to instruct me, I took delight to learn; and, in a word, this voyage made me both a sailor and a merchant; for I brought home five pounds nine ounces of gold-dust for my adventure, which yielded me in London, at my return, almost
This is according to the rules of navigation and the transit regulations, where each draft length corresponds to a specific width.
Kerry called on China to support the creation of a legally binding code of conduct that other Asian nations are considering to enforce rules of navigation and inhibit unilateral actions in the South China and East China Seas, said the official, who briefed reporters on the condition of anonymity under standard protocol.
His best-known work is the Book of Useful Information on the Principles and Rules of Navigation (Kitab al-Fawa'id fi Usul 'llm al-Bahr wa 'l-Qawa'id), which outlines the history and basic principles of navigation.
and Russia, have little leverage in imposing rules of navigation or standards for ships.
Know and understand boating safety procedures and rules of navigation before taking to the water, and practice them without fail.
According to the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) rules of navigation, the captain of a ship must be able to provide certificates of registry and classification, which includes environmental certifications provided by companies registered with the International Association of Classification Societies.