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A vessel over 50 m and under 100 m at anchor - lights

  • Description of scenario: Type of vessel: Vessel at anchor of more than 50 m in length but less than 100 m in length
    Time of the day: From sunset to sunrise and from sunrise to sunset in restricted visibility
  • Rule(s) to be applied: Rule 30 (Anchored vessels and vessels aground)
  • Applying the Rule(s) and comments: In accordance with Rule 30 (a) (Anchored vessels and vessels aground), a vessel at anchor shall exhibit where it can best be seen:
    (i) in the fore part, an all-round white light;
    (ii) at or near the stern and at a lower level that the light prescribed in subparagraph (i), an all-round white light.
  • Lights positions:

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