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A power-driven vessel towing inconspicuous, partly submerged vessel, length of the tow over 200 m - shapes

  • Description of scenario: Type of vessel: Power-driven vessel towing an inconspicuous, partly submerged vessel, length of the tow exceeds 200 m
    Time of the day: Daytime
  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 24 (Towing and pushing)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 24 (a)(v) (Towing and pushing), a power-driven vessel when towing shall exhibit a diamond shape where it can best be seen.
    In accordance with Rule 24 (g)(iv) (Towing and pushing), an inconspicuous, partly submerged vessel being towed, shall exhibit a diamond shape at or near the aftermost extremity of vessel being towed and an additional diamond shape where it can best be seen and located as far forward as is practicable.

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