Chapter 9:

safety of navigation

CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter 9 contains measures for safe navigation, including with respect to ships involved in operations with an icebreaker escort and the addition of certain navigational safety equipment. Ships must be able to receive up-to-date ice information. Additional required equipment includes echo-sounding devices, non-magnetic directional equipment, searchlights for detecting ice in darkness, and red light signaling when in escort. This additional equipment must be capable of functioning at low temperatures. These are set out in the text of Chapter 9 below, and in the Part 1B Additional Guidance.

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CHAPTER 9 –  SAFETY OF NAVIGATION: 
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