A vessel engaged on pilotage duty under 50 m at anchor - lights
Description of scenario:
Type of vessel: Vessel engaged on pilotage duty of less than 50 m in length at anchor Time of the day: From sunset to sunrise and from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility
Rule(s) to be applied:Rule 29
(Pilot vessels) Rule 30 (Anchored vessels and vessels aground)
Applying the Rule(s) and comments:
In accordance with Rule 29
(a) (Pilot vessels), a vessel engaged on pilotage duty shall exhibit: (i) at or near the masthead, two all-round
lights in a vertical line, the upper being white and the lower red; (iii) the lights prescribed in Rule 30 (Anchored vessels and vessels aground) for vessels at anchor. In accordance with Rule 30 (b) (Anchored vessels and vessels aground), a vessel of less than 50 m in length may exhibit an all-round
white light where it can best be seen instead of the lights prescribed in Rule 30 (a) (Anchored vessels and vessels aground).
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