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Navigation Marks
Port Hand Lateral Mark: ‘IALA – B’
Lateral buoys define the borders of channels and indicate the direction.
Port Hand Lateral Mark: IALA B
Navigation Marks
South Cardinal Mark
Placed in the SOUTH Quadrant of a Hazard
Placed in the SOUTH Quadrant of a Hazard
Navigation Marks
Special Mark
Buoys indicate pipelines or areas used for special purposes.
Buoys indicate pipelines or areas used for special purpos
Sounds and Symbols
2 Prolonged 1 Short Blast
I intend to overtake you on your starboard side
2long1short
Code Flags
Charlie
"Affirmative." 'YES'
"Affirmative." 'YES'
Navigation Lights
Trawler
Fishing Trawler Over 50M Making Way
Trawler
Navigation Marks
Starboard Hand Lateral Mark: ‘IALA – B’
Lateral buoys define the borders of channels and indicate the direction.
Starboard Hand Lateral Mark: 'IALA - B'
Navigation Lights
Pilot Vessel
Pilot Vessel at Anchor
pilot
Sounds and Symbols
Vessel At Anchor
Vessel over 7M at Anchor
At Anchor
Code Flags
Delta
"Keep clear of me; I am maneuvering with difficulty."
"Keep clear of me; I am maneuvering with difficulty."
Navigation Lights
Fishing Vessel Engaged in Trawling
Nets fast upon an obstruction
Fishing Vessel Engaged in Trawling
Sounds and Symbols
1 Short Blast
International - I am altering course to Starboard
one short
Navigation Lights
Fishing Vessel
Fishing Vessel Engaged in Trawling
Fishing Vessel
Code Flags
Lima
In harbour: "The ship is quarantined." At sea: "You should stop your vessel instantly."
lima
Navigation Marks
North Cardinal Mark
Placed in the NORTH Quadrant of a Hazard
Placed in the NORTH Quadrant of a Hazard
Navigation Lights
Vessel Constrained by Draught
Vessel Constrained by Draught
Vessel Constrained by Draught
Code Flags
Papa
In harbour: "All persons should report on board as the vessel is about to proceed to sea".
Papa
Navigation Lights
Sailing Vessel
Under way with additional masthead lights
Under sail Port hand aspect
Saildreams

International maritime signal flags are various flags used to communicate with ships.

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