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Virtual AIS buoyage

Helsinki, 7/8 Oct 2008

Virtual AIS buoyage


Entered into force by Danish NtM 36/08 Areas concered S of Drodgen Bornholmsgat

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Virtual AIS buoyage


Regulations apply? Purpose of the signal? Portrayal of the signal? Who is affected?

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Regulations?

Any measures to regulate traffic? Recommendations concerning Passage/Overrunning Handling by vessels without integrated AIS
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Purpose? Buoyage according to IALA System A or B Lateral or Cardinal buoyage or Isolated Danger

Fairway Buoy

Special purpose buoy


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Portrayal conventions? SN/Circ. 243 (2004) PresLib C&S Technical Resolution IEC 62288 Nav Symbols

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IMO should be informed to consider and for further action: bring these features to the attention of member states define rules for handling in absense of integrated AIS IALA should be informed to consider and for further action: purpose of the signal positioning guidelines IHO/CHRIS should be informed to consider and for further action: existence of those features portrayal guidelines paper chart ENC
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Bornholmsgat S approach Drodgen Currently no chart presentation available

Virtual AIS Buoyage Virtual AIS buoys are established in areas where navigation is difficult or in areas where there is a raised risk of collision. Mariners should take into account the existence of these modern aids to navigation in certain parts of the Baltic Sea. The chart presentation of virtual AIS buoyage is not sufficiently developed for both paper charts and electronic equipment.

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