The International Convention
for the Safety of Life at Sea
(SOLAS) is an international
maritime safety treaty. The
SOLAS Convention in its
successive forms is generally
regarded as the most important
of all international treaties
concerning the safety of
SOLAS is and international maritime safety treaty. SOLAS convention in its successive form is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ship.
annex1-position and technical details of lights and shapes.
annex2-addl. lights for fishing vessel fishing in.close proximity.
annex3-technical details of sound signals
*go on chrt rm 15minuts earlier.
*Inspect chrt:(cmg,crs strd,set$rate of crnt,ukc,any alt,tss)
*mastrs ordr bk.
*Inspect compass err bk.
*go to whl house 5 mnt be4 nd set eye to d darkness.
*inspt nav lt
*chk vhf ch.16/70
*auto or hnd strng
*familr wth radar
*if is in collision couse dn't tk ovr watch untl collision is ovr
North- continuous flashing , south- 6 flashing, east- 3 flashings and west- 9 flashings
south 6+1long flash
1) the state of visiblity
2)the traffic density
3)n night the presence of background lights
4)the state of wind , sea, and current.
5)the draft and available depth.