Chapter 9:

safety of navigation

CHAPTER SUMMARY
Chapter 9 contains measures to provide 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 equipment includes extra requirements for echo-sounding, non-magnetic directional equipment, search lights for detecting ice in darkness and red light signalling when in escort. This equipment must be capable of functioning at low temperatures. These are clearly set out in the Chapter 9 wording below, and in the Part 1B Additional Guidance.

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CHAPTER 9 –  SAFETY OF NAVIGATION: 
Full Polar Code text
As adopted from IMO - Full Polar Code text

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