When considering the subject of ship collision avoidance many factors or principles must be included. Even with the proper use of modern navigational aids such as RADAR many collisions still occur and still others are avoided only through last second actions. This article reviews the principles of proper collision avoidance along with many of the common problems and errors associated with the use of RADAR. The use of automated plotting in heavy traffic is also discussed.

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    Benn Brothers Marine Publications Limited

    Lyon Tower, 125 High Street, Colliers Wood
    London SW19 2JN,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Dunne, A G
  • Publication Date: 1972-5

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  • Accession Number: 00034923
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: United States Merchant Marine Academy
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1972 12:00AM