Rule(s) to be applied:Rule 3
Applying the Rule(s) and comments:
In accordance with Rule 3
(f) (General definitions) the term “vessel not under command
” means a vessel which through some exceptional circumstance is unable to manoeuvre as required by these Rules and is therefore unable to keep out of the way of another vessel. Comments: Exceptional circumstances are: steering gear failure, engine failure, electrical supply system failure, fire, flooding, uncontrollable cargo shifting and stability issue.
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