NAUTICAL GRAPHICS

NAUTICAL GRAPHICS

Power Driven Vessel (< 50 meters)
Power Driven Vessel (> 50 meters)
  • Lower Light is Forward
  • Viewed from ahead
  • FISHING & TRAWLING VESSELS (Viewed from Ahead, Underway)

    Fishing Vessel
  • Net out on port side 150m
  • Fishing Vessel
  • Purse Seiner
  • Yellow lights flashing alternately
  • Trawling Vessel
  • Shooting net on port side
  • Trawling Vessel
  • Hauling net on port side
  • Trawling Vessel
  • Net hung-up on port side
  • TUGS & TOWS (All Port Views, Underway)

  • Long Tug (> 50m)
  • Pushing Barge (or along side)
  • Inland Waters
  • Short Tug (< 50m)
  • Pushing Barge (or along side)
  • Inland Waters
  • Long Tug
  • Pushing Barge
  • International Waters
  • Short Tug
  • Pushing Barge
  • International Waters
  • Long Tug
  • Long Tow (> 200m astern)
  • Long Tug
  • Short Tow(< 200m astern)
  • Short Tug
  • Long Tow
  • Short Tug
  • Short Tow
  • MASTHEAD LIGHTS FROM AHEAD

  • Not Under Command (NUC)
  • (or Aground with appropriate anchor lights)
  • NUC (< 50m)
  • NUC (> 50m)
  • Constrained by Draft(International only)
  • Constrained (< 50m)
  • Constrained (> 50m)
  • Pilot Vessel
  • Pilot (< 50m) (or at anchor)
  • Pilot (> 50m)
  • Restricted in Ability to Maneuver
  • Fishing (other than Trawling)
  • Trawling
  • Sailing Masthead (optional)
  • Stern Light (sail or power)
  • Anchor Light (vessels < 50m)
  • * some exceptions apply
  • Law Enforcement Vessel
  • (Blue light flashing)
  • Non-displacement Vessel
  • (Yellow light flashing)
  • MISC. LIGHTS

  • Dredge
  • Green lights = side on which to pass
  • Not Underway here
  • Vessel engaged in mine clearance
  • Dangerous to approach within 1000m
  • Underway, Viewed from ahead