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Preventing Collision Obligation of Anchored Vessel in Collision Accident

 

If it is possible that a sailing vessel will collide with an anchored vessel, the sailing vessel shall prevent the anchored vessel positively. However, the anchored vessel also has obligation to prevent the collision accident or reduce the consequences of collision by any possible means. If the anchored vessel does not find the sailing vessel in time, conclude the danger of collision, make any sound signals to warn the sailing vessel, or notify the master of the vessel for preparation of weighing anchor or other measures, the vessel shall be deem to be negligent, then it shall bear the corresponding liability for collision accident.Translated by Han yun fei


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