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A vessel engaged in trawling - shapes

  • Description of scenario: Type of vessel: Vessel engaged in trawling
    Time of the day: Daytime
  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 26 (Fishing vessels)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 26 (a) (Fishing vessels), a vessel engaged in fishing , whether underway or at anchor, shall exhibit only the lights and shapes prescribed in Rule 26 (Fishing vessels).
    In accordance with Rule 26 (b) (Fishing vessels), a vessel when engaged in trawling, by which is meant the dragging through the water of a dredge net or other apparatus used as a fishing appliance, shall exhibit:
    (i) a shape consisting of two cones with their apexes together in a vertical line one above the other.

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