Applying the Rule(s) and comments:
In accordance with Rule 5
), every vessel shall at all times maintain a proper look-out
by sight and hearing as well as by all available means appropriate in the prevailing circumstances and conditions so as to make a full appraisal of the situation and of the risk of collision. Comments: Look-out
by sight means observing another vessel by naked eye or binoculars. Look-out
by hearing means detecting another vessel by her sound signals. Look-out
by other available means may include using: - RADAR, - AIS, - Night vision equipment, - Information and communication via VHF (vessels or VTS), - Information from navigational warnings.
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