What all ships are considered to be 'restricted in her ability to maneuver' or RAM vessels?« Back to Questions List

Posted by marinetales
Asked on June 30, 2021 12:28 pm

Vessels engaged in following 6 types of activities are considered to be vessel Restricted in their ability to maneuver or RAM vessels -

(a) laying, servicing or picking up a navigation mark, submarine cable, or pipeline;
(b) dredging, surveying or underwater operations;
(c) replenishment or transferring persons, provisions or cargo while under way;
(d) the launching or recovery of aircraft;
(e) mine clearance operations;
(f) a towing operation such as severely restricts the towing vessel and her tow in their ability to deviate from their course.

Posted by marinetales
Answered On June 30, 2021 12:30 pm