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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 all editorial corrections or changes to the Navigation Rules and Regulations Handbook predecessor, CIM16672.2D (as published, corrigendum,) and subsequent changes to its last corrected version:
 
 
RECORD OF CHANGES to CIM16672.2D and the Navigation Rules post  August. 2014
CHANGE NUMBER DATE OF CHANGE DATE EFFECTIVE BY WHOM [ALL-21.PDF]
01 08/18/1990 08/18/1990 Pub. L. 101-380
02 10/19/1996 10/19/1996 Pub. L. 104-324
03 04/02/1998 06/03/1998 63 FR 5728
04 11/13/1998 01/01/1999 Pub. L. 105-383
05 11/29/2001 11/29/2001 IMO A.920(10)
06 11/25/2002 11/25/2002 Pub. L. 107-295
07 07/01/2003 07/01/2003 68 FR 39353
08 07/18/2003 08/18/2003 68 FR 42595
09 10/22/2003 11/22/2003 68 FR 60559
10 01/03/2006 01/03/2006 Pub. L. 109-304
11 08/30/2007 11/28/2007 72 FR 50052
12 12/13/2007 12/13/2007 72 FR 70780
13 06/19/2008 06/19/2008 73 FR 34998
14 11/29/2007 12/01/2009 IMO A.1004(25)
15 04/15/2010 05/17/2010 75 FR 19544
16 06/25/2010 06/25/2010 75 FR 36273
17 10/28/2010 12/27/2010 75 FR 66309
18 06/21/2012 06/21/2012 77 FR 37305
19 06/15/2013 06/15/2013 NTM 24/13
20 07/01/2013 07/01/2013 78 FR 39163
21 07/01/2014 08/01/2014 79 FR 37898