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USCG NAVIGATION RULES AND REGULATIONS HANDBOOK

This handbook published by the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Standards Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC in August 2014, is a compendium of the:

Navigation Rules International Inland

  • International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972  (72 COLREGS);
  • Inland Navigation Rules (33 CFR 83),
  • their respective technical annexes (33 CFR 84-90);
  • COLREGS Demarcation Lines (33 CFR 80);
  • Vessel Bridge-to-Bridge Radiotelephone Regulations, (33 CFR 26);
  • Vessel Traffic Management Regulations (33 CFR 161), and,
  • various other pertinent provisions of the U.S. Code and Code of Federal Regulations regarding compliance and penalties associated with the Navigation Rules.
Note, this Handbook not currently available in printed form; but, you may download it here.




RECORD OF CHANGES. The table below denotes the dates and source of changes to the Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook.
 
 
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