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The Further Studies On The COLREGs (Collision Regulations)
1 Piri Reis University, Istanbul, Turkey
ABSTRACT: The collision risk is one of the major reasons threaten safety at sea. The Collision Regulations (COLREGs) is the essential international arrangement which regulates the rules of the roads at sea. Being also a legal document, the language of the COLREGs is not so apparent for the end users (navigators) and this cause some misunderstandings and ambiguity. Many discussions on COLREGs have continued since its first submission related to its application. It seems unlikely to make a radical change on COLREGs even on its manner of introduction. So it would be better to improve new manners to ensure the effective use of COLREGs in particular in the field of education and training. It is aimed to review the existing studies on COLREGs and recent improvements in the maritime education, and investigate applicable and reliable solutions to reduce the negative impacts experienced during the application of the COLREGs.
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Citation note:
Demirel E., Bayer D.: The Further Studies On The COLREGs (Collision Regulations). TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 9, No. 1, doi:10.12716/1001.09.01.02, pp. 17-22, 2015

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