Lakes And River Traffic Regulations (Sfvo)

Original Language Title: Seen- und Fluss-Verkehrsordnung (SFVO)

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98. Regulation of the Federal Minister for transport, innovation and technology on a lake and river traffic regulations (SFVO)

On the basis of §§ 1, 5 para of 10, 9, 11, 12 para 1, 13 par. 1 to 4, 14, 16 para 1 and 2, 17 2 to 4, 18 para 2 and 3, 23 paragraph 1, 25 para 3, 27 para. 2, 35 and 37 (3) of the Shipping Act, BGBl. I no. 62 / 1997, last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 50 / 2012 that is in accordance with § 153 para 2 of this Federal Act in consultation with the who or the Federal Ministers for finance, Home Affairs, national defence and sports and for agriculture and forestry, environment and water management, prescribed:

Table of contents



Type / clause



Subject / title



1 scope part



§ 1.



Geographic scope



§ 2.



Material scope



2 part general provisions on navigation on lakes and rivers



1. Chapter General provisions



§ 3.



Definitions



§ 4.



Ship Guide



§ 5.



Duties of the crew and other persons on board



§ 6.



General duty of care



§ 7.



Behavior under special circumstances



§ 8.



Use of water



§ 9.



Maximum permissible load, maximum number of passengers,



§ 10.



Construction, equipment and crew of the vehicles



§ 11.



Occupation of the oar



§ 12.



Vessel certificates and other documents



§ 13.



Exposure to property on board; Loss of goods; Shipping obstacles



§ 14.



Protection of the marine and the designation of waters



§ 15.



Damage to plants



§ 16.



Prohibition of entry into the waters



§ 17.



Rescue and assistance



§ 18.



Vehicles stuck or lower



§ 19.



Accidents



§ 20.



Special instructions



§ 21.



Monitoring



section 22.



Orders temporary nature



section 23.



Shipping operation - General provisions



§ 24.



Passenger shipping



§ 25.



Operation of ferries



section 26.



Storm warning



§ 27.



Events



section 28.



Acquisition of fuel (bunkers)



section 29.



Marine fuels



section 30.



Equipment of sports vehicles



§ 31.



Messages



§ 32.



Transport of dangerous goods



2 Chapter indicator and draught of vehicles



§ 33.



Characteristics of vehicles, except small vehicles



§ 34.



Characteristics of small vehicles



section 35.



Draught marks and draught



section 36.



Mark of the anchor



3 chapter description of vehicles



1st section General information



section 37.



Application and definitions



section 38.



Lights



§ 39.



Signs, flags and pennants



section 40.



Cylinders, balls, cones and bicones



section 41.



Prohibited lights and signs



§ 42.



Replacement lights



§ 43.



Prohibited use of lights, headlights, panels, flags, etc.



2. section night and day term



2.A description while driving



§ 44.



Name individually moving vehicles with engine drive and thrust and coupling associations



§ 45.



Name the towing associations in drive



§ 46.



Designation of small vehicles in ride



§ 47.



Additional description of the vehicles in ride in the carriage of certain dangerous goods



section 48.



Name of passenger ships



paragraph 49.



Name of the float and the floating devices in drive



2.B term for the lay-up



§ 50.



Designation of the vehicles in the lay-up



§ 51.



Name stillliegender buoyancy and floating plants



§ 52.



Name of nets and booms of idle vehicles, as well as other fishing gear



section 53.



Name floating devices, as well as frozen or reduced vehicles



§ 54.



Name of the anchor, which may compromise the shipping



3 section special characters



Article 55.



Additional description of the vehicles of the public security service, as well as the fireboats and vehicles for rescue



Article 56.



Perform additional description of the vehicles, the work in the waters



§ 57.



Additional designation for protection against waves



section 58.



Emergency sign



section 59.



Prohibition to enter the vehicle



section 60.



Prohibition to smoke on board and use naked lights or fire



section 61.



Additional description of vehicles, from which it is fished



§ 62.



Additional description of the vehicles used by divers



4 chapter acoustic signals and radiotelephony



section 63.



General information



section 64.



Use the audible



section 65.



Acoustic characters of ports and moorings



§ 66.



Forbidden audible



section 67.



Emergency sign



section 68.



Radio



5. Chapter marine and designation of waters



section 69.



Marine



Article 70.



Name of port entrances and moorings



§ 71.



Designation of hazard points and zones that are dedicated to specific purposes



6 Chapter driving rules



1st section General information



section 72.



Definitions



Article 73.



General rules of conduct



section 74.



Speed



§ 75.



Small cars: General provisions



2. Section meeting, crossing and overtaking



section 76.



General principles



§ 77.



Cross



§ 78.



Meet



section 79.



Meet in the narrow fairway



section 80.



Meet forbidden by marine



Article 81.



Overtaking: General provisions



3. further rules for the ride section



Article 82.



Contact



section 83.



Entrance into and exit from ports and backwaters; Moorings



§ 84.



Riding on same level and prohibition of approaching vehicles



§ 85.



Prohibition of grinding letting anchors, lines or chains



§ 86.



Avoidance of breaking waves



section 87.



Associations



§ 88.



Passing floating equipment in operation, deadlocked or sunken vehicles and vehicles carrying certain dangerous goods



4. cut off ferries



§ 89.



Rules for ferries



5. cut off passing bridges



Article 90.



Crossed by bridges: General



section 91.



Passing fixed bridges



6 section limited visibility



section 92.



General rules for driving in conditions of restricted visibility; Use of radar



Article 93.



Audible while driving in restricted visibility



7 special rules section



§ 94.



Alternative obligation



section 95.



Behavior while dodging



§ 96.



Water skiing and similar activities



Article 97.



Behavior towards passenger ships



Article 98.



Behaviour of the vehicles, which is fished, and is fished over vehicles, from which



section 99.



Behavior of divers and divers



section 100.



Restriction of bathing, swimming, and scuba diving



§ 101.



Rafting



§ 102.



Riparian zones



7 chapter rules for the lay-up



§ 103.



General rules for the lay-up



section 104.



Anchor



§ 105.



Mooring



Section 106.



Sun posts for certain types of vehicles



§ 107.



Guard and supervision



8 chapter water protection and disposal of waste generated on board



section 108.



General duty of care - water pollution control



section 109.



Pollution of waters



section 110.



Collection and treatment of waste on board



section 111.



Painting and external cleaning of vessels



3. part of port regulations



§ 112.



Behavior in ports



§ 113.



Entering the vehicles



§ 114.



Use restrictions



section 115.



Risk behavior



section 116.



Mooring



§ 117.



Supervision of vehicles



§ 118.



Use of anchors, Trossen, ropes and chains



§ 119.



Throw off



section 120.



Use the propulsion organs



§ 121.



Shore leave



Article 122.



Use of fire on vehicles



section 123.



Backup lines



section 124.



Traffic in the port



4. transitional and final provisions part



section 125.



Transitional provisions



§ 126.



Expiry of previous legislation, attachments and annex



Appendix 1



Description of vehicles



Appendix 2



Audible warning



Appendix 3



Marine



Appendix 4



Designation of waters



Annex 1



Sunrises and sunsets 1st part

Scope

Geographic scope

1. (1) the provisions of this Regulation apply to public flowing water as well as for the listed in Appendix 1 of the Shipping Act, public and private waters; they do not apply Rhine waterways in accordance with § 15 of the Federal law, Lake Constance and the old from its mouth to the road bridge Rheineck Gaißau, as well as for the new Rhine River from its mouth on Lake Constance to the road bridge hard-Fussach.

(2) the provisions of this Regulation apply for other navigable private waters, unless the possessor of these private waters other. The authorities and their bodies may however apply the provisions of this regulation, where's the safety of shipping and of persons, the implementation of water structures, require the protection of persons against noise pollution, as well as the protection of the air or the water from contamination.

(3) the provisions of the 3rd part (port regulations) apply to waters in accordance with no. 1.

Material scope

2. (1) as far as it is necessary to achieve the purpose of use, vehicles are 1 used for rescue and assistance, be, 2. the public security service, 3. the hydraulic engineering management, 4.

the customs administration, 5 of the gewässerkundlichen service, and 6 of the Feuerlöschdienstes in use not to the provisions of sections 26 (storm warning), 90 ABS 2 Z 1 (passing of bridges), 91 paragraph 1 (drive through fixed bridges), 103 par. 1 and 2 as well as 8 to 10 (General regulations for the lay-up), 104 (anchor) and 105 (tie) bound.

(2) the Austrian Federal Army vehicles are lit according to § 13 para 6 of the maritime law during operations in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1. a, b and c of the military service Act 2001 (WG 2001), Federal Law Gazette I no. 146/2001, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 63/2012, as well as bind use similar exercises only so far on the provisions of this regulation, as the usage is not obstructed.

(3) to carry out experiments and to test technical developments in the field of shipping the authority for individual cases may allow exceptions to the provisions of this regulation if the safety of shipping and of persons, the liquid of the traffic as well as the water quality are not compromised and dangers or disadvantages, which can be caused by the tests or trials are not expected.

(4) the provisions of §§ 10, para 6 and 7 (noise, exhaust gas), 74 (speed) and 102 (riparian zones) do not apply to the implementation of driving ability review (section 110 of the Shipping Act).

2 part

General provisions on navigation on lakes and rivers

1 Chapter

General terms and conditions

Definitions

§ 3. In this Regulation apply as:

(1) types of vehicles 1 "Vehicle": an inland waterway, including small cars and ferries, floating equipment and sea-going vessels;

2. "Vehicle with engine drive": a vehicle whose machine for small movements (in ports or at loading and unloading points) only with private activities mounted engine, except such vehicles, or will be used to increase the manoeuvrability of the vehicle in the towing or flotilla;

3. "floating equipment": a floating structure with mechanical equipment which is intended for work on waters or in ports (E.g. dredger, Elevator, Jack, crane);

4. "Ferry": a vehicle that serves the translation traffic on rivers and streams, and is approved by the competent authority as a ferry. Vehicles which are in a such usage and not free driving apply, anyway, as the ferry;

5. "Passenger ship": a day excursion boat or cabin vessel, which is approved for the carriage of more than 12 passengers;

6 'Cargo ship': vehicle that is intended for the carriage of goods;

7 "Barges": a vehicle that is built or set up for this purpose for getting around by pushing;

8 'Vessel under sail': a vehicle that runs only under sail; a vehicle that runs under sail and used an engine at the same time, considered to be vehicle propelled by mechanical means;

9 "Rowing vessel": vehicle that gets his drive only by human muscle power.

10 "Small vehicle": a vehicle whose hull (excluding appendices such as rudder and bowsprit) has a length of less than 20 m, with the exception of the vehicles, which are built and decorated vehicles other than small vehicles to tow, push or alongside coupled to carry, as well as the vehicles which are approved for the transport of more than 12 passengers, and the barges;

11 ' personal watercraft ': a small vehicle, such as a waterbob, jet skis, Jet bike or Jet Ski, or another similar small vehicle with its own mechanical drive, which can carry one or more passengers and is designed and designed to glide over the water or run figures; Water motorcycle with a length of less than 4 m considered to be float.

12 'Sports car': vehicle that is intended for sporting or recreational purposes, and is not a passenger ship;

(2) associations 1 "Association": a tow, a flotilla or a coupling Association;

2. "Tow": a compilation consisting of one or more vehicles, floating devices or floats, which is towed by one or more engine powered vehicles the latter belong to the Association and are called "Tugs" or "Towing vessels" may refer to;

3. "Flotilla": a rigid connection; referred to by vehicles of which at least one front of the vehicle with engine drive is that moving the Association and as "Anti-annexation vehicle" or "Push boat" This includes also an Association of a precedent and a deferred vehicle, its coupling to enable a controlled buckling;

4. "Coupling Association" (coupled ships): a combination of longitudinally coupled vehicles, of which none prior to the vehicle with engine drive is that moving the Association;

(3) light and audible warning 1 "white light", "red light", "green light", "yellow light", "blue light": light, the colour of the provisions of the UNECE resolution No. 61 laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels (www.unece.org) or the directive on technical requirements for inland waterway vessels and repealing Directive 82/714/EC, OJ No. L 389/1, p. 1-260, of December 30, 2006, corresponds to in the currently valid version, (Directive 2006/87/EC);

2. "strong light", "light", "ordinary light": lights, the strength of which complies with the provisions of the UNECE resolution No. 61 laying down technical requirements for inland waterway vessels (www.unece.org) or Directive 2006/87/EC;

3. "Twinkle lights" and "quick flicker light": lights with a clock ID of 40 to 60 and from 100 to 120 light phenomena per minute;

4. "follow very short notes": a sequence of at least six tones of about a quarter of a second duration, separated by breaks of about a quarter second.

5. "Group of Bell": two chimes;

(4) other terms 1. "floating equipment": a floating device which is usually stationary swimming pool, dock, Pier, boat House;

2. "Float": rafts and other fahrtaugliche structures, compilations or objects with or without machine drive that are neither vehicles nor floating plants (eg sailing boards, also machine-driven, unmanned towing and water ski tow equipment; machine-driven structures, in which drive or control are not based on hydrodynamic effect;) Amphibious vehicles, as well as other floatable made vehicles, building similar structures built on flotation);

3. "flowed": floating collection of flotation, especially of wood;

4. "stillliegend": vehicles, floats, or floating plants, which are directly or indirectly anchored or you are moored on the shore;

5. "driving" or "located in drive": vehicles, floats, or floating plants, which either directly or indirectly are anchored, moored on the shore or bogged down are. For such vehicles, floats, or floating plants in drive is the term to understand "stop" in the country;

6 "Night": the period between sunset and sunrise; the dates specified in annex 1 are decisive for the sunrise and sunset. During the on the basis of the time Census Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 78/1976 in the amended Federal Law Gazette set summer time is no. 52/1981, by Decree of the Federal Government at the times indicated in the table of annex an hour deadweight.

7. "day": the period between sunrise and sunset;

8 'Landing place': any place where a mechanical link between a vehicle or floats and the Bank produced;

9 'Place of refuge': a course specific to the Stilliegen of vehicles or floats;

10 "Fatigue": a condition that occurs as a result of insufficient rest or as a result of disease, which manifests itself in deviations from usual practices and responsiveness; the State of the leader of a vehicle or National Association of commercial shipping, which more than 16 hours in a 24 hour has provided service, apply anyway be impaired by fatigue;

11 "Intoxication": a condition that occurs as a result of the use of alcohol, narcotics, drugs, or other similar substances; with an alcohol content of the blood of 0.5 g / l (0.5 per mille) or in or with an alcohol content of the breathing air of 0,25 mg / l, or about the State of the person is considered anyway, impaired by alcohol; derogation applies the condition of the leader of a vehicle or Association of commercial shipping with an alcohol content of the blood of 0.1 g / l (0.1 per mille) or in or with an alcohol content of the breathing air of 0.05 mg / l, or about as impaired by alcohol.

12 "limited visibility": reduction of vision through fog, haze, snow, rain or other causes;

13 "safe speed": speed, of a vehicle or association at a distance appropriate to the circumstances and conditions can drive safely, maneuver or stop

14 "left and right bank": seen the pages of a stream from the source to the mouth.

15.

"to the mountains": the direction of the source; Channels is the direction laid down by the competent authority and the term used "from A to B"; "into the Valley" referred to the opposite direction;

16 "ADN": the the European Agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods on inland waterways annexed Regulation (www.unece.org).

17 "Sports equipment": air mattresses, floats and other exclusively sports or serving game purposes apparatus not propelled by mechanical means, as well as remote-controlled model boats with a displacement of not more than 50 kg; Sports equipment are not considered vehicles or floats;

18 "Ship fuel": each for use on a vehicle specific or used on a vehicle of petroleum derived liquid or fuel, including a power or fuel which complies with the definition in of ISO 8217. This term includes petroleum and fuel in accordance with § 4 para 1 No. 2 of the Excise Act 1995, Federal Law Gazette No. 630/1994 last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 22/2012, a.

Ship Guide

4. (1) every vehicle and every float, excluding the deferred vehicles of a pushed train, must under the leadership of a person with the appropriate qualifications are. This person is referred to as "Skipper".

(2) any association must also be under the leadership of a skipper with the appropriate qualifications. This skipper is determined as follows: 1. If an association with only one vehicle with engine drive is its skipper of the ship Manager of the Association;

2. when a tow with two or more machine-powered vehicles in a row at the top, is the captain of the first vehicle of the skipper of the tow, except this vehicle is a temporary help tow boat; in this case, is the captain of the second vehicle, the skipper of the Association;

3. in the case of a towing association with two or more together coupled powered of machine vehicles at the top, not in a row driving and of which one is the main driving force, is its skipper of the ship Manager of the Association;

4. when a flotilla with two adjacent propelling vehicles is the captain of the propelling vehicle, which is the main driving force, the captain of the Association;

5. in all other cases, the captain of the Association must be determined.

(3) the skipper must be during the journey on board; the leader or the Director of the unit in place of the skipper can occur on floating equipment at work.

(4) the captain is responsible for the observance of this regulation on the vehicle operated by him, Association, or float. In a tow, the skipper of the towed vehicles have to follow the instructions of the skipper of the Association; But even without such statements, they have all measures, that are necessary for the safe management of their vehicles by the circumstances. The same applies to the skipper of vehicles in a coupling body, who are not also skipper of the Association.

(5) each floating plant must be under the leadership of a suitable person. This person is responsible for the observance of this regulation on the floating plant.

(6) the skipper must be at the driving of the vehicle in a State of fatigue or an intoxication.

(7) a laid vehicle or a stillliegender swimming body has no captain, the person who is responsible for the guard or supervision in accordance with article 107, 2. the operator or the operator or owner or owner of this vehicle or float, the responsibility for compliance with this regulation carry 1.

(8) as far as ability cards are not prescribed for the management of vehicles, the age of 16 years is a prerequisite for the management of vehicles.

By way of derogation from the leadership of 1 motor vehicles with electric machine with a power of less than 500 W requires the age of 12 years;

2. sailing vessels from the age of 14, when all persons on Board have applied to life jackets while driving the age of 12 years;

3. rowing vehicles from the age of 12 years;

4. sailing boards the age of 12 years.

These age limits do not apply to persons who demonstrably participating in officially approved water sports events, including rehearsals and exercises or under appropriate supervision.

Duties of the crew and other persons on board

§ 5 (1) has the crew to follow the orders of the skipper, who issued this under his responsibility. She has to contribute to compliance with this regulation and other regulations in force.

(2) all other persons on Board have to follow the instructions issued to them by the skipper in the interest of safety of navigation and order on board.

(3) members of the crew and other persons on board who temporarily independently determine the course and speed of the vehicle, are responsible for the compliance with the provisions of this regulation in that regard.

(4) the on-duty crew members and other persons on board, temporarily involved in the management of the vehicle may be affected not by fatigue or as a result of noise State.

General duty of care

Vehicles and floats need to go at any time section 6 (1) at a safe speed.

(2) the provisions of this regulation also have to meet with the leaders of the ship, which enjoin the general duty of care and the practice of shipping, all precautions to in particular 1 the threat to human life, 2. damage to vehicles or floats, banks, regulatory structures and systems of any kind in the water or on the shore, 3. obstruction of navigation, 4th inflicting damage to crew members and others on board the vehicle , Association or float to avoid persons, to ports or quays and the environment.

(3) section 2 applies to persons under their supervision are floating plants.

Behavior under special circumstances

§ 7. To avert of an imminent danger, the skipper must take all measures provided the circumstances, even if they are thereby forced to depart from this regulation.

Use of water

§ 8 length, width, height, depth, and speed of vehicles, associations and floats must be adapted to the conditions of the waters and their facilities.

Maximum permissible load, maximum number of passengers,

§ 9 (1) vehicles or floats must not be loaded over the permissible load also. If there are draught marks, vehicles may be not deeper than loaded up to the lower edge of the draught marks.

(2) the unobstructed view may no further than three ship lengths, are constrained by the cargo or the trim position of the vehicle but not exceeding 350 m in front of the bow.

(3) the charge must not jeopardise the stability of the vehicle and the strength of the hull.

(4) vehicles intended for the carriage of passengers, may have no more passengers on board than are approved by the competent authority. If this is not set by the authority, a vehicle or float may be not so charged, that his safety or the safety of persons is affected.

Construction, equipment and crew of the vehicles

10. (1) vehicles and floats must be so constructed and equipped, that the safety of persons on board and the shipping is guaranteed and meets the obligations arising from this regulation.

(2) all vehicles, except the deferred a pushed train, must have a crew that is sufficient according to number and suitability to ensure the safety of persons on board and the boat trip. Vehicles propelled by mechanical means in a coupling Union and certain vehicles which are towed in a group of rigidly connected vehicles must have no occupation, when the crew of the vehicle, which provides the transportation or the safe lay-up of a coupling Association or a group of rigidly connected vehicles, for enough number and suitability, to ensure the safety of persons on board and the boat trip.

(3) the requirements of paragraphs 1 and 2 is deemed to have been met if the vehicle with an approval certificate in accordance with the 6 is part of the Shipping Act and construction and equipment of the vehicle and its crew match those specified in the certificate of approval.

(4) vehicles with a hull length from 2,5 m to 24 m, used for sports and leisure purposes, may be commissioned only if they comply with the regulations of the regulation of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and labour on requirements for pleasure craft, BGBl. II No. 276/2004 in the currently valid version,. This does not apply to 1 only for race specific and labelled by the manufacturer water vehicles, including Rennruderboote and training rowing boat;

2. canoes, kayaks, gondolas and pedalos;

3.

Original vehicles and made predominantly with the original materials and labelled by the manufacturer individual replicas of before 1950 designed historic water vehicles;

4. experimental boats, as far as they are not in the EU / brought in the EEA on the market;

5. for my own use built boats, as far as them during a period of five years after its completion in the EU / brought in the EEA on the market;

6 hydrofoils;

7 vehicles, before 16 June 1998 has been proven in the EU / brought in the EEA on the market or put into service;

8 sports vehicles abroad, entering the waters referred to in article 1 for a period of not more than three months in the calendar year.

(5) for the passengers, the appropriate equipment aboard entered on the registration certificate must be available. Life-saving appliances must be present in a number of the corresponding to the distribution of passengers for adults and for children.

(6) through the operation of vehicles or floats, not more noise, smoke or exhaust gas may be generated when this is unavoidable after the State of the art in good condition and proper operation of the vehicle.

(7) operation of sports cars, which noise is appropriately subdued, not state of the art is prohibited. This is satisfied if for a measurement according to ÖNORM EN ISO 14 509-1:2009 "small water vehicles - airborne sound radiated by engine-powered personal watercraft - part 1: pre-accession ride measurements" an A-weighted sound pressure level of 70 dB is not exceeded.

Occupation of the oar

§ 11 (1) on each vehicle in drive must be the rudder with this qualified person occupied, the age of which complies with the provisions of article 4, paragraph 8.

(2) to secure control of the vehicle, the helmsman or the Rudergängerin in the location must be in the wheelhouse receive incoming or outgoing of there information and instructions and to give. In particular, he or she must perceive the sound character and after all sides have a sufficiently clear view.

Vessel certificates and other documents

§ 12 (1) the following duly completed documents must be carried on board the vehicles: 1 approval certificate, 2. If necessary, calibration certificate, 3. on vehicles with engine drive a logbook, 4th on board vessels with crew skipper certificate or the skipper testimonies of the skipper or the skipper, 5 on board vessels with a crew records of work and rest periods; These records must be not carried on board, if they occur daily and at short notice for inspection by the competent authorities can be presented, as well as, if applicable: 6, if necessary, a radiotelephone operator's certificate, 7 the documents for ship steam boilers and other pressure vessels, 8 the certificate for liquefied natural gas facilities, 9 the test certificates of portable fire extinguishers and fixed fire extinguishing systems and 10 examination certificates about cranes.

(2) the ship's diary (par. 1 Z 3) is to lead from the skipper. In the logbook must be entered daily: Summary 1 concerning the speed and operation of the vehicle;

2. information about the replacement of the skipper, stating the time of detachment;

3. information about accidents or disasters under a more accurate description of the circumstances and all details;

4. information about other important events and measures beyond those included in Z 1 to 4 are as serious diseases of persons on board, as well as the holding of exercises and inspections referred to in article 23.

(3) by way of derogation from paragraph 1 Z 1 to 12 are for small vehicles only the following documents required: 1. admission certificate, 2. to board vessels with crew skipper certificate or the skipper testimonies of the skipper or the skipper, 3. on vehicles with engine drive a logbook, 4. If necessary, a radiotelephone operator's certificate, for sports vehicles, which are small vehicles, is the logbook does not require. In addition, the exceptions referred to in article 101 and article 118 of the Shipping Act.

(4) documents, which must be on the basis of the provisions of this regulation or other applicable provisions on board, are to present the staff of the competent authorities on request.

(5) registration certificate and certificate of calibration need aboard a Schubleichters, where a metal or plastic plate according to the following pattern is applied, not to be carried:

 



Official identification number:

Number of the approval certificate:

Competent authority:

Valid until: this information in legible characters by at least 6 mm height engraved or hammered have. The metal plate must be at least 60 mm high and 120 mm long. It must be clearly visible and attached permanently back to the starboard side of the Schubleichters.

The conformity of the information on the metal plate with those in the certificate of the Schubleichters must be confirmed by the competent authority by her character beaten on the metal plate. Certificate and calibration certificates are by the owner or by the owner of the Schubleichters to be kept.

Exposure to property on board; Loss of goods; Shipping obstacles

13. (1) items, vehicles, floats, floating plants or plants in the or compromise on the water can, must not protrude over the sides of vehicles or floats.

(2) if the anchor is not used, they must be in the fully collected position.

(3) has a vehicle, a float, or a floating plant lost an item and shipping this can be hampered or endangered, the boat operator or the person responsible for the floating plant report this without delay the next competent authority and doing the job, at the lost of the subject, specify as accurately as possible. In addition, he has the place possible to label.

(4) the boat operator must immediately notify the nearest competent authority and as accurately as possible specifying the position of the obstacle was encountered, and possible label if the obstacle could be a hazard to shipping if a vehicle an unknown obstacle found in the waters.

Protection of the marine and the designation of waters

Section 14 (1) it is prohibited to use marine or the designation of the water (such as signs, buoys, lights) to the mooring or warping of vehicles or floats, damaging them, or to render unusable.

(2) a vehicle or a float moved a marine or body serving to the designation of the water or damaged, the captain must report without delay this the next competent authority.

(3) every ship leader who caused by accidents or finds other changes to marine or the name of the body of water (such as void of light, destruction of a character), has an obligation to notify the nearest competent authority without delay.

Damage to plants

§ 15. Has damaged a vehicle or a float a system (such as bridge, Pier), the skipper must inform immediately the next competent authority.

Prohibition of entry into the waters

Section 16 (1) it is prohibited, objects or substances which are likely to interfere with navigation or other users of the waterway or to compromise, to throw into the waters, to pour, otherwise how to introduce or to initiate.

(2) it is in particular forbidden oil residues of any kind, even if they are mixed with water to throw into the waters to pour or otherwise bring up.

(3) objects or substances come under paragraph 1 or 2 brought into the waters or they threaten to get in the water the boat operator must immediately notify the nearest competent authority and as accurately as possible indicate the type and the point of entry.

Rescue and assistance

Section 17 (1) the skipper must accidents that endanger the persons on board, employ all available means to save her.

(2) persons or vehicles in danger, are on a body of water the skipper of each nearby vehicle is obliged to provide assistance, insofar as this is compatible with the safety of the vehicle operated by him immediately.

Vehicles stuck or lower

Section 18 (1) the skipper of a deadlocked or sunken vessel or a deadlocked or torn apart float must provide immediately for the message to the next competent authority. If a vehicle is stuck or sunk, the ship Manager or a member of the crew on board or in the vicinity of the accident site must remain until the authority allowed him to remove.

(2) frozen or reduced vehicles or floats, which can compromise the shipping or other users of the waters, can be described according to § 53.

Accidents


Section 19 (1) is pushed together a vehicle or a float to another vehicle, another swimming body or system, so this the captain has to sign the next achievable security services immediately. This shall not affect its other obligations. In this message are all information necessary for the investigation of the accident to make, in particular about the circumstances, causes and consequences of the accident. The message can be avoided if only property damage has occurred, no danger of water pollution and the parties have demonstrated their name and their address each other.

(2) after a ship accident, everyone involved has to make sure about the consequences of an accident and to establish his person, his vehicle and the nature of his involvement in the accident. Anyone whose conduct may have helped in the circumstances to the accident is involved in a boat accident.

Special instructions

§ 20 boat operator and persons under their supervision, floating facilities are provided, must follow the special instructions, issued to them by the institutions of the competent authority for the safety and the proper functioning of (ease) of shipping.

Monitoring

§ 21 (1) skipper and persons, whose plants floating supervision, must give the required support organs of the competent authorities, in particular which immediately on board are easier, so that they can monitor compliance with this regulation and other applicable provisions.

(2) the officials of the competent authorities can vehicles through special instructions that prohibit driving especially if 1 the vehicle with a certificate (accreditation certificate) or a national driving permit is provided or these documents are no longer valid, 2. that vehicle does not comply with the provisions of section 9 (maximum permissible load, maximum number of passengers, visibility), 3 the crew or equipment of the vehicle the provisions of article 10 (construction , Equipment and crew of the vehicles) do not meet, 4 If the suitability of the skipper or is restricted by on-duty crew members by fatigue or intoxication.

Orders temporary nature

section 22. The skipper must follow the orders of temporary nature issued by the competent authority, which have been made known to the shipping industry and published a regulation on special occasions for the reliability and the proper procedure (ease).

Shipping operation - General provisions

Section 23 (1) is the crew in the use of the existing onboard rescue to teach fire fighting, bilge and leak sealing equipment. At least once a year during operation of vehicles, other than pleasure craft, exercises with these facilities - where there are under application of the security role (article 15.13 para 1 of the ship engineering regulations Appendix 2)-to make. These exercises are at the service time of a crew member, the tasks of the security organization and which have not participated in the current calendar year vehicle involved in such exercises, repeat.

(2) during operation of vehicles, except sports cars, you are at least every two months aboard the rescue, to test fire extinguishing, Lenz - and leak sealing equipment for their usefulness by the crew; This is to eliminate useless material and replace.

(3) deck hatches, that lead to rooms, which are protected by railings or by sufficiently high coamings and below deck must be kept closed, unless keeping open not because of ship operations is required. Hold open is essential, the danger zone is to label and, if necessary, also to illuminate. Emergency exits have to kept free of charge and equipment and may not be obstructed.

(4) inflatable boats or rescue boats must be ready for use for rescue purposes at all times and must not be loaded. To water is forbidden by tenders occupied with people.

(5) facilities to turn on or disembarking persons as well as the transition from a dead vehicle to another also included, to the Bank or landing facilities designed and lit by, if necessary, be that safety is not compromised by people.

(6) when shipping booklet maneuvers, the skipper of the wheelhouse of must have unobstructed view of the used workplaces on deck. Sufficiently unobstructed view through the construction of the vessel or the cargo is not possible, must either - another Member of the crew, that right, is via an intercom or over the on-board radio in acoustic contact with the skipper, to monitor the respective working space or - an optical AIDS are a sufficient field of vision with a clear distortion-free image available.

Passenger shipping

Vehicles may create section 24 (1) and disembarking passengers only at landing sites, which are approved for that purpose by the authority. Want to create passenger ships at the landing place, vehicles other than passenger ships have to liberate him immediately.

(2) a responsible person for the landing place is determined, this regulates vessel traffic to the landing place. The skippers have their instructions to follow. Vehicles other than passenger ships may apply only with the permission of the responsible person.

(3) the passengers may use only the specific input and outputs, approaches and stairs aboard to the getting in and out. Passengers may only or fold if the captain or his agent has given permission do so.

(4) the skipper must only allow in and disembarking of passengers, after the passenger ship is securely moored, and after he has convinced themselves that 1 the departure of the passengers at the landing place without risk and is possible, 2 in the dark the landing place is sufficiently illuminated.

(5) passengers must behave so that the safety on board is not affected. People of which a threat of the shipping company or a significant annoyance of other passengers is to fear, are to exclude from carriage.

(6) the skipper has to ensure that the passengers on the vehicle are properly distributed and not hindered access to the out transfer points in the interests of safety.

(7) entering the control stand, of the engine room and the other non designated and appropriately marked spaces without permission of the skipper passengers and deck surfaces prohibited.

(8) in the dark, the spaces for passengers must be sufficiently lighted. Lighting must not interfere with the visibility of the night called lights and cause no disturbing glare.

(9) goods must be loaded so that the safety of passengers is not compromised. Is the space intended for passengers is partly used for goods, the set maximum number of passengers for each half square metre of the area around a passenger claimed decreases.

(10) the transfer of liquid fuels and utilities can take place only if no passengers aboard; Substances with a flash point of not more than 55 ° C in containers with a capacity up to 20 l and substances with a flashpoint of more than 55 ° C are excluded.

(11) passenger ships, which have passengers on board, may not drive in a Federation; This shall not apply in the case of vehicles which are officially approved for such a purpose of use.

Operation of ferries

Section 25 (1) ferries may be operated only between the landing places, which are approved by the authority for the ferry traffic; between the landing places is the kürzestmögliche way to comply.

(2) the master or a person designated by him must allow only the entering, entering or leaving the ferry, after the ferry at the landing place is safe and he has convinced the entering, entering or leaving is possible ferry as well as the input and loading/unloading of goods without risk. He has to make sure that the maximum load and the maximum permitted number of passengers are; not exceeded He can do so demonstrate the weight of vehicles and cargo, as well as their dimensions from the driveway. If necessary, the skipper has to regulate traffic on the ferry.

(3) the captain has to make sure that people, vehicles and goods to be distributed, that while driving, at turn on or disembarking, loading or unloading and the ship maneuvers no hazards or disabilities can result.

(4) road vehicles be promoted together with passengers, so passengers may enter only if these vehicles on the ferry are safely parked. At the landing, the passengers have to leave the ferry before the vehicles.


(5) vehicles are so slow to drive, that they can be stopped at any time on the ferry. At the entrance, and during the crossing only the bar must be in the vehicle, the other inmates may again rise after crossing land. Single lane road vehicles are, as far as it is possible in terms of their mass to push.

(6) the wheels of road vehicles must be blocked so that the vehicle can not roll or slide.

(7) the handlebars or drivers of motor vehicles have to turn off the engines after the Ascension.

(8) the passengers have to stop during the crossing within the rooms reserved for them or courses.

(9) passengers may be carried not together with goods that could injure the passengers; subject is only the escort of such transports.

(10) goods must be loaded so that the safety of passengers is not compromised.

(11) animals must be so kept or loaded, that the operation of the ferry is not affected and does not endanger the passengers or harassed. Draught of carts must be abgesträngt and kept by the driver or by the Kwakye.

(12) during the crossing, the serving the driveway or the access holes in the railing of the ferry must be closed.

(13) only machine-driven vehicles are allowed as free passing ferries.

(14) in the case of ice drifting, which achieved an average three-tenths the width of waters, the ferry service is to set.

Storm warning

Section 26 (1) the skipper have to inform about the presence of storm warning devices and the type of signalling.

(2) if storm warning sign indicates the emergence of a storm, the skipper must their driving behavior set that they safely reach a port or a shore suitable for landing before entry of the danger.

Events

Section 27 (1) water sports events, water-resistant and other events, especially those that to a collection of vehicles or floats lead or hinder shipping or endanger, as well as the such events in context-related samples and exercises require a regulatory approval.

(2) the authorization referred to in paragraph 1 is to grant if through appropriate measures the safety of shipping and of persons, the protection of the air or the water from contamination, are guaranteed the protection of banks, facilities, as well as regulatory and protective structures, the implementation of regulatory work or are approved or economically necessary work and the interests of nature conservation and tourism , Hunting and fishing are not significantly affected, are any noise for bystanders reasonable limits and is provided for the establishment of a supervisory and rescue service.

(3) if the fulfilment of the conditions referred to in paragraph 2 as a result is not affected, the authority for events, rehearsals and exercises in individual cases of shipping police restrictions, which are made known by marine or promulgated through regulations made pursuant to article 16, paragraph 1 and 2 or § 17 para 2 to 4 of the Shipping Act, as well as provisions of this regulation concerning 1 may the duties of ship operator , the crew and other persons on board;

2. the use of water;

3. requirements for vehicles;

4. ship documents;

5. the characteristics of vessels;

6 designation of vessels;

7. the rules of driving;

8. the rules for the lay-up;

9. the shipping operation;

10. the behavior of storm warning;

11. the water skiing and similar activities;

12. the limits of bathing, swimming, and scuba diving.

13. the protection of the coastal zone and 14 exceptions allow traffic in the harbour.

Acquisition of fuel (bunkers)

Vehicles must take over fuel just on maritime equipment or bunker boats with a valid registration section 28 (1).

(2) the connection between the bunkernden vehicle and a navigation system or a bunker boot must be such that during the entire bunker no burdens can affect the tank line.

(3) the captain of the bunkernden ship has to communicate a bunker guard that is permanently present at the tank filler bunkers throughout the process.

(4) a safe and immediate communication path between bunkers guard and bunker maintenance (person responsible for the operation of the bunker at the bunker station or at the bunker boot) must be ensured. If no form of acoustic communication (such as direct communication, radio) is possible, hand signals before the start of the bunker operation between bunker Wartburg and bunkers Guard are to discuss.

(5) the bunker wart has to interrupting the bunker, the bunker guard of the bunkernden vehicle leaves its site or secure communication is no longer guaranteed.

(6) the provisions in the case of the acquisition of fuel by road vehicles, paragraphs 1 to 5 shall apply mutatis mutandis. During the bunker drip cups must be located under all flanges and hose couplings.

Marine fuels

Section 29 (1) on vehicles not marine fuels may be used, their sulphur content exceeds 0.001 mass (10 mg / kg).

(2) proof of delivery for ship fuels with specification of sulphur content (E.g. tank delivery) must be kept at least three months. Small vehicles are excluded, insofar as it is not trolling or pusher craft.

Equipment of sports vehicles

section 30. On Board of sports cars, which are motor vehicles, minimum equipment must be located, unless otherwise specified in the certificate of approval,: 1. anchor and packaging stapling equipment: a) one or two anchors with a total mass MA [kg] of at least 1.5 times the length of everything; on vehicles that are equipped with two anchors, the mass of each anchor shall be not less than 45 vH of the Gesamtankermasse;

(b) either one or two chains of length [m] by at least 0.5 times the length over all and a breaking load [kN] by at least 0.5 times the length and one or two anchor lines [m] in length by at least 4 times the length over all and a breaking load [kN] by at least 0.5 times the length over all or one or two anchor lines with a length [m] from at least 5 times the length over all and a breaking load [kN] by at least 0.5 times the length over all;

(c) two mooring lines with a length of [m] of at least 1.5 times the length of about and a breaking load [kN] by at least 0.5 times the length over all;

(d) a boat hook;

2. fighting: a) for vehicles with a length overall of up to 10 m and with internal combustion engines over 11 kW: a at the inboard two deck easily zugängliche(r) tragbare(r) fire extinguisher for the fire classes A, B and C with a filling material of at least two kilograms;

(b) in the case of vehicles with a length overall of more than 10 m: two deck easily zugängliche(r) tragbare(r) fire extinguisher for the fire classes A, B and C with a filler of at least six kilograms; one with inboard engines Inboard engines a fire extinguisher must be replaced by a fixed fire extinguishing system in the engine compartment.

3. equipment and first-aid kit: a) a lifebuoy or an equivalent Einzelrettungsmittel; Cushions, balls, fender or similar are not considered equivalent;

(b) a lifejacket for each person on board;

(c) a first aid kit;

(d) a guide.

Messages

§ 31. The messages to the competent authority provided for in the provisions of this chapter are to reimburse at the next achievable security services.

Transport of dangerous goods

Section 32 (1) which is prohibited transportation of dangerous goods in accordance with ADN, except free quantities, with vehicles or floats.

(2) the prohibition of paragraph 1 does not apply to the supply of vehicles or floats with fuels and utilities in a concession in accordance with article 77, paragraph 1 No. 7 of the Shipping Act.

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Indicator and draught of vehicles

Characteristics of vehicles, except small vehicles

Section 33 (1) on any vehicle, except small vehicles, mounted on the body of the ship or on permanently attached boards or succeeding signs indicator must: 1 be name, which can be also a currency

The name or the Exchange shall be affixed on both sides of the vehicle; except on barges, he must or must they also be installed in that he or she is visible from the rear.

2. its official identification number;

The official identification number shall be affixed in accordance with the instructions in no. 1.

(2) in addition the capacity in tons on both sides of the vehicle hull or permanently mounted panels, specified must be taken out on small vehicles, 1 on each vehicle that is intended for the carriage of goods;

2. on any vehicle that is designed for the carriage of passengers, the maximum permissible number of passengers aboard prominently be attached.


(3) the above indicator must be in legible and durable Latin characters. The height of characters must be at least 15 cm at least 20 cm at the other indicator name. The width and the line width of the font characters must correspond to the height. The characters must be in light colour on a dark background or dark on a light background.

Characteristics of small vehicles

Section 34 (1) of small vehicles the registration plate must be attached; These are not mandatory, must be attached: 1 their name or their motto;

2. the name and address of the owner or the owner.

(2) the registration plates or the indicator referred to in paragraph 1 Z 1 must be attached to the outside of the small vehicle in at least 10 cm high, legible and durable Latin characters. The relevant provisions of the ship engineering regulations apply to vehicles with Austrian approval.

(3) the name and address of the owner or the owner referred to in paragraph 1 Z 2 are clearly visible to attach to the inside or outside of the small vehicle.

(4) on tenders of a vehicle, inside or outside the name of the vehicle, to which they belong, and, where appropriate, other information allowing for the identification of the owner or the owner however meet at the.

Draught marks and draught

Section 35 (1) on all vehicles, except small vehicles, brands must be attached showing the plane of maximum draught.

(2) on all vehicles, whose Tiefgang can reach 1 m excluding small vehicles, draught must be attached.

(3) the draught marks and draught in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 must the provisions of articles 4.04 and 4.06 of Appendix 2 ship technology regulation, Federal Law Gazette II No. 162/2009 in the amended suit.

(4) the vehicle calibration scales that correspond to the provisions of paragraph 3, carries this calibration scales can replace the draught.

Mark of the anchor

The anchor of vehicles must bear permanent mark section 36 (1). Used the anchor to another vehicle of the same owner and the same owner, the original flag can be maintained.

(2) section 1 does not apply to anchor of small vehicles.

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Description of vehicles

1 section

General information

Application and definitions

37. (1) when the conditions require it, the characters also during the day prescribed for the night must be used.

(2) the sign prescribed in this chapter are illustrated in Appendix 1.

(3) in this chapter apply as: 1 "masthead": a white strong light that shines continuously over a horizon arc of 225 ° and is positioned so that it again until both sides 22° 30' shines behind the cross line.

2. "Page lights": a bright green light to starboard and a bright red light to port, of which each continuously over a horizon arc of 112 ° 30' shines and is so positioned that it on his side from the front to 22° 30' shines behind the cross line.

3. "Stern light": if not otherwise prescribed, a white light or ordinary light, it continuously radiates over a horizon arc of 135 ° and is positioned so that of over an arc of 67° 30' radiates from the back on each side;

4. "from all sides visible light": a light that continuously radiates over a horizon arc of 360 °;

5. 'height': the height above the level of the draught marks or, for vehicles without draught marks, above the level of the waterline.

Lights

section 38. Unless otherwise provided, the lights prescribed in this regulation must shine continuously and evenly.

Signs, flags and pennants

39. (1) unless otherwise provided, the flags prescribed in this regulation and panels must be rectangular.

(2) your colors may not be faded or dirty.

(3) their dimensions must be so big that they are visible; This condition shall be considered fulfilled 1 flags and signs, if their length and width at least 1 m (small vehicles 0.6 m) is;

2. for pennants, if their length is less than 1 m and their width on one side at least 0.5 m.

Cylinders, balls, cones and bicones

40. (1) the cylinder prescribed in this regulation, balls, cones and bicones may be replaced by institutions, which have the same look from a distance.

(2) your colors may not be faded or dirty.

(3) their dimensions must be so large that they can be seen well This condition shall be considered fulfilled, their size is at least: 1. for cylinder height 0.80 m and 0.50 m diameter;

2. for balls diameter of 0.60 m;

3. for bevel height of 0,60 m and 0.60 m diameter of footprint.

4. for Double Cone 0.80 m height and 0.50 m diameter of footprint.

(4) by way of derogation from the provisions of paragraph 3 smaller dimensions are permitted, small vehicles unless they are so large that they can be seen well.

Prohibited lights and signs

41. (1) it is prohibited to use others for which they are not prescribed or permitted in this Regulation as, the lights provided for in this regulation and characters to use, or they may be.

(2) vehicles with each other and between vehicle and country but also other lights and signs may be used to the understanding, as long as this can lead to any confusion with the lights provided for in this regulation and sign.

Replacement lights

42. (1) If this regulation prescribed lights replacement lights must be used immediately. Here, a prescribed strong light can be replaced by a bright light and a bright light prescribed by an ordinary light. The lights with the prescribed strength are as fast as possible to put back.

(2) the immediate set of replacement lights is a vehicle with engine drive not possible, visible white ordinary light from all sides must be used in place of replacement lights.

Prohibited use of lights, headlights, panels, flags, etc.

43. (1) it is prohibited, lights or headlights, as well as panels, flags and other items in a way to use that it confused with the lights provided for in this regulation or characters are, can impair their visibility or complicate their visibility.

(2) it is forbidden to use, that they hide and endanger thus the shipping or transport on land or hinder lights or headlights in a way.

2. section

Night and day term

2.A description while driving

Name individually moving vehicles with engine drive and thrust and coupling associations

44. (1) single vehicles with engine drive, pushing and tows must lead:

At night: 1. a masthead that set to the forecastle on the centreline at a height of at least 5 m; This height may be reduced up to 4 m, the length of the vehicle does not exceed 40 m; Associations is the masthead on the front vehicle to lead;

2. page lights that are set at the same height in a plane perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the vehicle; they must be set lower than the masthead and at least 1 m behind this at the widest point of the vehicle or of the Association at least 1 m; they must be grayed out binnenbords so that the green light can not be seen by port, the red light not by starboard

3. a rear light that is set on the broader Sternside on the longitudinal axis of the vehicle; associations is the rear light on the most backwards of the vehicle.

(2) a vehicle with a machine drive, which temporarily credits goes ahead, must keep the lights referred to in paragraph 1.

(3) the provisions of this paragraph do not apply to small cars and ferries.

Name the towing associations in drive

45. (1) a vehicle with a machine drive at the top of a tow and a header which tows another vehicle with machine drive, a thrust or coupling Association, must complete:

At night: 1. two Topplichter at a distance of about 1 m above each other on the forecastle on the longitudinal axis of the vehicle; the upper light must be mounted at a height of at least 5 m, the lower light as possible at a height of at least 1 m above the lights of the page;

2. the page lights according to § 44 par. 1 Z 2;

3. a yellow instead of a white stern light on the longitudinal axis of the vehicle high enough that it can well be seen from the annex, following the vehicle, the vehicle propelled by mechanical means, or by the thrust or coupling Association, the vehicle as leader ahead.

During the day:

A yellow cylinder, which is at the top and bottom with a black and a white stripe, the latter at the outer ends, edged. The cylinder must be set vertically and so high to the forecastle, that it is visible from all sides.

(2) the towed vehicles of a towing Association referred to in paragraph 1 must follow:

At night:

a white light from all sides of visible light that is mounted at a height of at least 5 m.

During the day:

a yellow ball in a suitable position and so large that it is visible from all sides.


If the attachment of the Association contains a series of more than two longitudinally coupled vehicles, the lights or the balls only of the two outer engines are to lead.

The names of all towed vehicles of an association are to use, that they are as far as possible at the same height above the water level.

(3) the vehicle, or the vehicles that make up the last annex of a tow, must do in addition to refer pursuant to paragraph 3:

At night:

the stern light according to § 44 par. 1 Z 3.

More than two longitudinally coupled vehicles form the conclusion of the Association, only the two outer vehicles must carry these lights. Small vehicles form the conclusion of the Association, they are not considered in the application of this provision.

(4) when passing through the opening of a fixed or a closed movable bridge, a Weir or a lock a tow vehicles must lead the lights Z 1, para 2 and 3 in the lower amount referred to in the paragraph 1, passage without difficulty to occur.

(5) the provisions of this paragraph apply not for small vehicles, which carry only small vehicles, and not to imported small vehicles.

Designation of small vehicles in ride

46. (1) single small vehicles with machine drive must complete:

At night: 1. a masthead. This light must be set to the longitudinal axis of the small vehicle at least 1 m above the bottom of the page and can be bright instead of stark;

2. page lights; (these lights may be ordinary instead of bright and must be provided by a) according to § 44 par. 1 Z 2 or b) side by side or in a single luminaire on or close to the bow on the longitudinal axis;

3. the stern light according to § 44 par. 1 Z 3. This light can however be eliminated, if the masthead after lit. (a) is replaced by a white light visible from all sides

4. If masthead and stern light not be replaced by a white light visible from all sides, the masthead is allowed by way of derogation in equal or lower than the page lights Z 1.

(2) individual small vehicles with engine drive with less than 7 m in length may carry instead of the lights referred to in paragraph 1 in a suitable position and high enough a white light of ordinary, visible from all sides.

(3) tows a small craft only small vehicles or does it only alongside coupled with, it must cause the lights referred to in paragraph 1.

(4) geschleppte or alongside coupled with small vehicles must lead an ordinary white from all sides of visible light at night. This provision does not apply to tenders.

(5) small vehicles do under sail:

At night:

Side and a rear light, the page lights side by side or in a single luminaire on or close to the bow on the longitudinal axis of the small vehicle and the rear light on the broader Sternside; These lights may be ordinary lights; or

Side and a tail light in a single lamp in a suitable place in the masthead or on the upper part of the mast; This light can be an ordinary light; or

a white ordinary, visible from all sides light, if it is to small vehicles with a length of less than 7 m. When approaching other vehicles, these small vehicles must additionally show a second ordinary white light.

(6) individually, machine-driven, nor under sail small vehicles must show when approaching other vehicles:

At night:

a white light of ordinary, visible from all sides.

This light may be carried also all the time while driving.

(7) when passing through the opening of a fixed or a closed movable bridge, a Weir or a sheath, the masthead must be carried after this paragraph in the lower amount for the passage without difficulty to occur.

Additional description of the vehicles in ride in the carriage of certain dangerous goods

§ 47. vehicles intended for the supply of vehicles or floats with fuels and utilities in a concession in accordance with article 77, paragraph 1 No. 7 of the Shipping Act (§ 32 para 2) who must lead in drive:

At night:-A blue light;

During the day: - A blue cone with the top to bottom, these designations must be carried in an appropriate place and so high, that they are visible from all sides. also a blue cone on the front and broader Sternside at a height of at least 3 m can be used instead of the blue cone.

Name of passenger ships

§ Do 48. passenger ships:

At night:--In addition to the lights referred to in section 44 a go-ahead bright, visible from all sides about 1 m above the masthead.

During the day:-A green ball at a suitable place and so large that it is visible from all sides.

Name of the float and the floating devices in drive

§ 49. buoyancy and floating facilities must follow:

At night:-White light, visible from all sides lights, in sufficient number to identify their outlines.

2.B term for the lay-up

Designation of the vehicles in the lay-up

All vehicles, excluding vehicles in accordance with section 53, must complete section 50 (1) in the lay-up:

At night:-A white ordinary, visible from all sides light at a height of at least 3 m on the side of the fairway.

Instead this light, two white ordinary lights visible from all sides can be used on the side of the fairway at the same height on the first and broader Sternside.

(2) a small vehicle, excluding ship's boats of vehicles, an ordinary white light, do in a suitable position and high in the lay-up instead of the lights prescribed by night referred to in paragraph 1, that it is visible from all sides.

(3) the designation according to this paragraph is not necessary if 1 trading the car in a part of waters, whose driving not on a temporary basis is possible or prohibited, 2. that stationary vehicle on the shore, 3. rate the vehicle completely between not flooded groynes or behind a non flooded longitudinal movement (tail), 4. fastened the vehicle on the shore or a floating plant and from the shore or floating system is sufficiently illuminated , 5. a small vehicle with a width on a floating plant is moored or 6 small vehicles in buoys fields or buoys zones lie.

Name stillliegender buoyancy and floating plants

Buoyancy and floating facilities must complete section 51 (1):

At night:-White ordinary, to make light in sufficient number, indicate to their outlines in the wake of visible from all sides.

This designation is not required for buoyancy and floating plants that lie under the specified circumstances in article 50, para. 3.

(2) section 1 does not apply to vehicles and floating facilities, are located on a landing or mooring.

Name of nets and booms of idle vehicles, as well as other fishing gear

§ 52. networks and BOOM by idle vehicles as well as fishing nets, traps and other fishing gear, which can interfere with navigation, must be designated by yellow buoys or yellow flags in sufficient number to identify your location. Similar buoyancy may be used instead of buoys.

Name floating devices, as well as frozen or reduced vehicles

53. (1) floating equipment in operation and stillliegende vehicles that perform work, bearings, or measurements, need to do: 1 on the or the pages where the pass is free, at night: - two green ordinary lights and two green light lights about 1 m above each other during the day:-two green bicones, about 1 m one above the other, and, if necessary, 2. on the page that not passing on the free is , At night:-an ordinary red light or a red light at the same height and of equal strength as the upper of the two green lights led to Z 1 day:-a red ball at the same height as the top of the two green bicones led after no. 1, or, insofar as these vehicles against waves to protect: 3. on the or the pages , on which that free pass is at night:-an ordinary red light and an ordinary white light or a red light and a white bright light, the red light about 1 m above the white during the day:-a flag, whose upper half red and the bottom half is white or two flags one above the other, the upper red and the lower white , and, if necessary, 4 on the side of that not passing is free, at night:-a red light at the same height and of equal strength as the red light after no. 3 during the day:-a red flag at the same height as the red and white flag or red flag on the other side.

(2) the name of the day referred to in paragraph 1 Nos. 1 and 2 can be replaced by following characters: 1 on the or the pages on which the passing freely is, the Panel sign E. 1 "transit permit" (Appendix 3)


              and, if necessary, 2. on the side of the not free passing is, the table character A. 1 "prohibition of passage" (Appendix 3) in the same amount as the chalkboard sign to Z 1.

(3) the designation is to bet that it is visible from all sides so according to paragraphs 1 and 2.

The flags may be replaced by panels of the same color.

(4) vehicles frozen or reduced must complete the designation referred to in paragraph 1 Nos. 3 and 4. The sunken vehicle does not permit the affixing of the mark on him, they must be used on boats, buoys, or in any other way. The name can be omitted if a danger to shipping or other users of the waterway can be excluded due to the location of the vehicle.

(5) the competent authority may exempt from the leadership of the lights according to paragraphs 1 and 2, respectively, Nos. 1 and 2.

Name of the anchor, which may compromise the shipping

54. (1) if in cases of sections 50 and 51 at night the anchor of vehicles, floats, and floating plants are so thrown, that they, their lines or chains may endanger shipping, replace light closest to this anchor with two white lights, ordinary, visible from all sides. These are required over each other at a distance of about 1 m.

(2) vehicles, floats, and floating devices to each of its anchor, that could compromise the shipping, call by:

At night:-A Daaairolej with a white light, visible from all sides.

During the day:-A yellow Daaairolej.

(3) if cable or chains of floating devices may endanger shipping, it must be called by:

At night:-A Daaairolej with a white light, visible from all sides.

During the day:-A yellow Daaairolej.

3. section

Special characters

Additional description of the vehicles of the public security service, as well as the fireboats and vehicles for rescue

If it requires the exercise of the Ministry, vehicles of the public security service may result in section 55 (1):

By night and by day:-Blue ordinary visible twinkle light from all sides.

(2) vehicles of the fire brigade in use and vehicles of water rescue in use may result in:

By night and by day:-A red light or ordinary visible twinkle light from all sides.

Perform additional description of the vehicles, the work in the waters

Article 56. In driving vehicles that perform work, bearings or measurements in the water, may also lead for the marking prescribed by other provisions of this Regulation:

By night and by day:-Yellow ordinary visible twinkle light from all sides.

Only vehicles with a written permission of the competent authority may carry this designation.

Additional designation for protection against waves

Section 57 (1) ride vehicles owned or stilliegende, floats and floating facilities, except in article 53 referred, to be protected against waves of passing vehicles or floats, may in addition the designation prescribed by other provisions of this regulation leading to:

at night: - an ordinary red and an ordinary white light or a red light and a white bright light, the red light about white 1 m above the, at a point where both are well seen and not confused with other lights can;

during the day:-a flag, whose upper half red and whose lower half white is, in a suitable position and high enough to be visible from all sides. The flag may by two flags one above the other, upper red, the lower white replaced. The flags may be replaced by tables same color.

(2) the label referred to in paragraph 1 may only carry: 1, floats and floating facilities, which are heavily damaged or taking part in rescue work, and pipelaying vehicles;

2. vehicles, floats and floating facilities with the written permission of the competent authority.

Prejudice to the provisions of § 53.

Emergency sign

58. (1) an in emergency vehicle that wants to summon help may show: 1 a flag or other suitable object, which is swung in the district

2. a light which is pivoted in the district;

3. a flag above or below a ball or ball-like object;

4 rockets or flares with red stars in short spaces;

5. a light character, made up of the Morse code...-... (SOS);

6. a flame signal by burning tar, oil or the like;

7 red parachute flares or red hand flares;

8 slowly and repeatedly raising and lowering the side outstretched arms.

(2) these characters replace or supplement the audible warning according to section 67.

Prohibition to enter the vehicle

59. (1) unless it is not professionally active people through regulations prohibited on board, to enter the vehicle, must this prohibition are displayed through:-round white tablets with red border, red slash and a black symbol of a dismissive hand.

The panels are set up as needed on board or on the catwalk. By way of derogation by article 39, paragraph 3, diameter about must be 0.60 m.

(2) the boards must be highlighted, if necessary, so that they are clearly visible at night.

Prohibition to smoke on board and use naked lights or fire

60. (1) unless it is prohibited, on Board 1 smoke 2 must open flame or fire use, this prohibition are displayed through:-round white tablets with red border and red slash where a lit match is shown.

The panels are set up as needed on board or on the catwalk. By way of derogation by article 39, paragraph 3, diameter about must be 0.60 m.

(2) the boards must be highlighted, if necessary, so that they are clearly visible at night on both sides of the vehicle.

Additional description of vehicles, from which it is fished

61. (1) vehicles which are approved for the professional exercise of the right of a fishery may at catching in addition to the designation pursuant to § 46 lead:

At night:-A white ordinary, visible from all sides light above the masthead in accordance with article 46, paragraph 1 Z 1 and the lighting according to § 46 para 2.

During the day:-A white ball that is placed at least 1 m above the hull.

(2) vehicles, from which trolling fishing must carry a white flag.

Additional description of the vehicles used by divers

62. (1) vehicles used for use by divers, in addition to its designation on the basis of other provisions of this regulation do:-at least 1 m in small vehicles is a at least 0.6 m, high rigid replica of the letter signal 'A' of the international signal book (Doppelstander, whose eine Hälfte white and the other blue) in a suitable position and high enough to be visible day and night from all sides.

(2) the label referred to in paragraph 1 is not required for vehicles of the Fire Department and water rescue vehicles, if they lead the Red sparkly light according to § 55 para 2.

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Audible and radio

General information

63. (1) as far as in this regulation or other applicable provisions other audible as the chimes are provided, they must be given as follows: 1. on vehicles with engine drive, except certain small vehicles that have no radar system using mechanically-operated sound devices which are placed sufficiently high so that the sound free; spread forward and backwards as far as possible also the acoustic signals produced by these sound devices must comply with the provisions of Appendix 2, section I;

2. on vehicles without engine drive and on small vehicles propelled by mechanical means, which do not have a mechanically operated sound device, by means of a suitable horn or a suitable Horn; These characters must comply with Appendix 2, section I, subpara 1 lit. b and Z 2 lit. match b.

(2) in the case of a Federation, the required acoustic signal only from the vehicle are to give, is the captain of the Federation. This only applies, as far as nothing else is expressly intended.

(3) a group must take about four seconds by Bell. She can be replaced by repeated blows from metal on metal of equal duration.

Use the audible

64. (1) every vehicle, other than small vehicles referred to in paragraph 2, must, if necessary, the characters according to annex 2, section III to this regulation give.

(2) single small vehicles or small vehicles, which carry only small vehicles or alongside coupled with lead, can, if necessary, the General characters give title A according to Appendix 2, section III.

Acoustic characters of ports and moorings

section 65. In conditions of limited visibility following audible warning may be by ports and berths of: 1. two short beeps three times per minute, or ringing continued 2 with a Bell.

Forbidden audible

66. (1) it is prohibited, other than audible to use or to use it, under certain circumstances, provided for in this regulation for which they by this regulation not prescribed or permitted are.


(2) other Sonic characters allowed understanding from vehicle to vehicle and vehicle and country if this can lead to any confusion with the acoustic signals provided for in this regulation.

Emergency sign

67. (1) a vehicle that wants to summon help by Audible can either ring the Bell or long repeatedly emit tones.

(2) these acoustic signals replace or supplement the markers after section 58.

Radio

section 68. If on Board of vehicles voluntarily radiotelephone equipment carried, are the relevant telecommunications regulations to comply with.

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Marine and designation of waters

Marine

69. (1) contains the marine for bans, bids, limitations, recommendations and notes and the supplementary designations applied by the competent authority to ensure of the safety and the proper performance of the shipping industry (ease) Annex 3 of this regulation. At the same time, the importance of these characters is specified there.

(2) the crew has to comply with the orders and pay attention, issued to you by the signs attached to the waters or on their banks referred to in paragraph 1 to the recommendations and suggestions. Other provisions of this regulation, as well as other applicable legislation including special instructions in individual cases according to section 20 shall remain unaffected.

(3) Marine are set up so that they are visible only in a certain direction of traffic, shall apply the regulations made manifest through them in this direction only.

Name of port entrances and moorings

70. (1) the entrances of public ports are at night and limited visibility through a green light on the right Molenkopf and a red light on the left Molenkopf of the vehicle, to call. In addition, a yellow control light must be attached.

(2) berths for passenger shipping outside the ports are at night and limited visibility during operating hours with one red and one including the green light to call. In addition, a yellow control light must be attached.

(3) other ports and berths may be designated by agreement of the authority in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2.

(4) the visibility of the control light must be in dark night in clear air about 1 km, which the other lights about 3 km be.

(5) the lights referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2, except the yellow control light, may be also twinkle lights.

Designation of hazard points and zones that are dedicated to specific purposes

§ 71 (1) shallows and maritime hazards are in accordance with annex 4, section I, specified boundary conditions with a red to mark the Cone (annex 4, section II, no. 1) on the top.

(2) start and country lanes are to be marked with yellow buoys for water sports. The buoys that mark the water-side end of a start and country lane, must be 20 cm larger in diameter than the other buoys. The operation of start - and country lanes is by one at the end of the country-side at a height of at least 3 m to display attached yellow ball with a diameter of at least 1 m (annex 4, section III, no. 1).

(3) zones, which are reserved for bathing and swimming, are with yellow buoys to mark (annex 4, section III, item 2).

(4) locked water areas are on the shore with A marine. to mark 1 in accordance with Appendix 3 with supplementary characters (annex 3, section II, item 2). The designation may be supplemented by yellow buoys (annex 4, section III, no. 3).

(5) should in the area port gateways, terminals, the minimum prescribed under section 100 for the bathing, swimming, and scuba diving fall below berths for passenger ships and ferries as well as shipyards, is the shore-side limiting of the approach range with red buoys to mark (annex 4, section III, no. 4).

(6) number and location are to be selected so that the boundary of zones or areas this is sufficiently identified by buoys referred to in paragraph 2 to 5.

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Driving rules

1 section

General information

Definitions

section 72. The purposes of this chapter shall apply as: 1. "meet": If two vehicles drive directly opposite or nearly opposite courses.

2. "get over": If a vehicle (internationalization) is (Steering ahead) at an angle of more than 22.5 ° behind the cross line of the latter approaching another vehicle in drive and passes on him.

3. "cross": located two vehicles each other in others than in the lit. approach a and b is named way.

General rules of conduct

Article 73. The captain has every manoeuvre that is required in application of driving rules, rendering information clearly and in a timely manner.

Speed

section 74. The skipper has to set the speed, that he is at any time able to comply with its obligations in the transport sector; However a speed of 50 km/h during the day and 25 km/h at night must not be exceeded.

Small cars: General provisions

The term "Small cars" means section 75 (1) in this chapter individual small vehicles as well as associations, comprised solely of small vehicles.

(2) if the provisions of this chapter provide that a driving rule does not apply to other vehicles for small vehicles, these small vehicles the necessary space for their course and to manoeuvre must allow all other vehicles. You can do this to evade them.

2. section

Meeting, crossing and overtaking

General principles

76. (1) the meeting or overtaking is permitted only if the channel taking account of local circumstances and other traffic passing sufficient space for granted.

(2) vehicles or floats, which prices exclude any danger of a collision, must not change their course or their speed in a manner, which may bring about the risk of a collision.

(3) if the ship leader recognizes the danger of a collision, he must give "a string of very short tones".

Cross

77. (1) cross the courses of two vehicles so that there is the danger of a collision, must the vehicle that has the other vehicle to starboard, evade this and, if the circumstances allow it, avoid a crossing of the course prior to this vehicle. However, the vehicle which has the edge of the water on its starboard side and follow it, must maintain the course. This does not apply to vehicles that are not small vehicles for small vehicles.

(2) section 1 does not apply in the cases of §§ 82 (Wenden) and 83 (entry and exit from the backwaters; Moorings).

(3) the courses of two small vehicles of different types of drives intersect so that there is a risk of a collision small cars without drives, not travelling under sail, have to Dodge notwithstanding para 1 1 small vehicles with engine drive of all other small vehicles and 2 small vehicles under sail.

However, a small vehicle, which has the edge of the water on its starboard side and follow it, must maintain its rate; This does not apply to vehicles that are not small vehicles for small vehicles.

(4) the courses of two moving vehicles under sail cross each other so that there is a danger of collision they have to Dodge by way of derogation as follows each other by paragraph 1: 1 if the vehicles have the wind not from the same page, have the vehicle that has the wind from the port, another Dodge.

2. If the vehicles have the wind from the same page, the upslope side must dodge the downwind side of the vehicle;

3. If a vehicle that has the wind from the port side, sifts through a different vehicle in luv and not with safety to determine whether this other vehicle has the wind from port or starboard, it must avoid another;

              However, a vehicle that has the waters edge on its starboard side and follow it, must maintain its rate.

Meet

78. (1) meet each other so that there is the danger of a collision two vehicles, each vehicle must dodge to starboard so they pass each other on the port side.

(2) upon flowing waters, the climbers at the meeting, taking into account the local circumstances and the other traffic must release a suitable way Valley drivers.

(3) by way of derogation from paragraph 1 the ship leader in exceptional cases may require, that the passing starboard to starboard, if he is satisfied that this is possible without risk. In this case, give two short beeps. The oncoming vehicle has to give also two short sounds and to make the necessary room to starboard.

(4) the Z 1 to 3 do not apply to small vehicles against cars that are not small vehicles, and not for the encounter of small vehicles with each other.

(5) when two small cars could meet each other and the risk of a collision, each vehicle must dodge to starboard to pass on the port side of the other.

Meet in the narrow fairway


Section 79 (1) on bottlenecks, in particular in the immediate vicinity of bridges or among these, is only permitted the meeting and overtaking when the channel provides sufficient room for the simultaneous passage. If it requires the safety of traffic, approaching a bridge is in time by a long sound to announce.

(2) for the encounter on flowing waters, particularly in the area of bridges that not passing the safe room is sufficient, so has the vehicle travelling to mountain below the bottleneck that driving past vehicle moving to the Valley to be seen. The encounter at a bottleneck is inevitable, the skipper must take all possible measures to for the encounter in a place and under conditions to take place, including a minimum risk.

Meet forbidden by marine

Section 80 (1) when approaching route, through the character of A. 4 (Appendix 3) are marked, is the following: 1 on flowing waters the climber at the approach of Valley riders must stop, to pass through the Valley riders; the waters narrow

2. on other waters apply the relevant provisions of section 79.

(2) if the competent authorities on a particular route exclude the encounter as a result that they allow the passage in one direction only, 1 is the prohibition of passage through A general prohibitory sign. 1 (Appendix 3), 2. permission of passage through a general passage sign E. display 1 (Appendix 3).

Overtaking: General provisions

81. (1) the overtaking is permitted only after the overtaking is sure, that this maneuver without danger can be executed.

(2) the vehicle vehicle in front must facilitate as far as this is necessary and possible, the overtaking. It must, if necessary, decrease its speed so that the overtaking manoeuvre safely and quickly runs, that other traffic is not hindered.

This does not apply if a small craft overtakes a vehicle, that is not small vehicle.

(3) in principle, the overtaking vehicle on port side of the vehicle vehicle in front must pass. The fairway is sufficiently wide, the overtaking can overtake the vehicle in front vehicle to starboard.

(4) when overtaking two under sail moving vehicles the overtaking vehicle must pass basically the page, from the of the vehicle vehicle in front has the wind.

3. section

More rules for the ride

Contact

Vehicles should use only section 82 (1), after they have verified that other traffic permits without danger and other vehicles not be forced suddenly to change their course or their speed.

(2) on routes, by the prohibitory sign A. 8 (Appendix 3) are marked, the contact is prohibited. However, are routes through the signs E. 8 (Appendix 3) marked to contact, we recommend the boat operator, bearing in mind this paragraph.

Entrance into and exit from ports and backwaters; Moorings

83. (1) vehicles or floats may drive only in a port or a minor waters or exit out of it, if this can be done without risk or disability of other vehicles or floats.

(2) vehicles, which extend from a port, or a minor waters, take precedence over the moving. You must announce extend advance by submitting a long tone; It may be waived, if not to fear is a danger to other vehicles.

(3) passenger vessels flying the green ball, and vehicles seeking protection in emergency or stormy winds or high waves in the harbour must, have vessels referred to in article 94, paragraph 1 Nos. 1 and 2 (public security or fire or water rescue in use) before all other vehicles, except, priority, if they advance announce the retraction by giving three long beeps. The meeting of passenger vessels flying the green ball, the extending precedence.

(4) vehicles or floats, not entering in the port may not reside in the required for driving out or showing area before the entrance of the port.

(5) vehicles and floats have the areas regularly used by passenger ships the piers and nearby this berths the usual course of the passenger ships to keep free.

Riding on same level and prohibition of approaching vehicles

Vehicles may drive only 84. (1) at the same height, where the available space without disruption or danger to shipping allows.

(2) create or attach to a vehicle or a float in the ride and the ride in the wake of water without the express permission of the skipper is prohibited. Article 21 (monitoring) shall remain unaffected.

(3) water skiers and cyclists and people who practise water sports without a vehicle, must keep sufficient distance of vehicles and floats in ride and floating equipment in operation.

Prohibition of grinding letting anchors, lines or chains

85. (1) it is prohibited to grind anchor, lines or chains.

(2) this prohibition does not apply to small movements on Sun sites and not for maneuvering; It is however for such movements and maneuvering on routes, according to article 104, paragraph 1 No. 2 by the signs A. 6 (Appendix 3) are marked.

(3) the prohibition referred to in paragraph 1 shall not apply on routes, according to § 104 paragraph 2 by the signs E. 6 (Appendix 3) are marked.

Avoidance of breaking waves

86. (1) vehicles must set its speed to avoid wave or wake effects, which can cause damage to idle or in driving vehicles or equipment. In particular they must reduce in time their speed, but not below the level which is necessary for their safe control: 1 front port mouths;

2. in the vicinity of vehicles, which are moored on the shore or on land bridges or download or delete;

3. in the vicinity of vehicles that lie on the usual reclining bodies;

4. close not freely moving ferries;

5. on routes designated by the competent authorities; These routes can by a Board sign A. 9 (Appendix 3) be identified.

(2) subject to the provisions of section 6 (General duty of care), the obligation to avoid excessive surf and excessive suction effect to floating devices that are not Fähranlagen.

(3) compared with small cars the is no obligation; Nos. 2 and 3 referred to in paragraph 1 § 6 shall remain unaffected.

(4) in the case of passing vehicles that carry the signals according to § 53 ABS 1 Z 3, or at the passing vehicles, floats, or floating devices that carry the signals according to article 57, paragraph 1, other vehicles must reduce their speed as prescribed in subpara 1. You have to keep a distance as wide as possible.

(5) at the request of the designated, the permission to use the mark referred to in section 57 may be granted for a vehicle that requires due to his condition or his use of a special protection against excessive wave or excessive suction effect (such as diver works, holes in the current sole), with notice; This permit is to be for the use of protection on board.

Associations

87. (1) vehicles with engine drive, which move a bandage, a sufficient power have to ensure the good manoeuvrability of the Association.

(2) sliding vehicles of the pushed convoys must in time stop the Association and keeping well steer him. This must be possible without turning up on rivers and streams.

(3) engine-driven vehicles may, be used except sliding or moving a coupling Association for rescue or assistance for a vehicle in emergency, not for towing, if such use not in the certificate is permitted. Machine-driven vehicles that tow other vehicles, push or carry coupled, must not leave when mooring or anchoring, before the channel is made free and the leader of the Association has ensured that they are safe.

(4) push associations may not tow.

(5) vehicles with steering system may, are excluded to the Gypsy, only so carried in associations, that shows her bow to the top of the Association.

(6) the use of thrust - and coupling associations, Z 2 containing more than one vehicle with engine drive in accordance with article 3, paragraph 1, is allowed only if the machine drive specifically for vehicles are allowed.

Passing floating equipment in operation, deadlocked or sunken vehicles and vehicles carrying certain dangerous goods

88. (1) it is prohibited the in § 53 passing these vehicles on the side, the red light or red lights according to § 53 para 1 Nos. 2 and 4 or the Board with the characters A. 1 (annex 3), the red ball or the red flag according to § 53 para 1 Nos. 2 and 4 lead.


(2) passing when the vehicles that lead the blue light or the blue cone referred to in section 47, a minimum distance of 50 m must be maintained. This is not possible, due to the local conditions of the greatest possible distance must be adhered.

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Ferries

Rules for ferries

Ferries may cross the waters only 89 (1), if they are sure that the other transport allows for a safe crossing and other vehicles not be forced suddenly to change their course or their speed.

(2) not freely travelling ferries following also applies: 1 while a ferry is not in operation, must they berth occupy, the competent authority has assigned to you a berth is not assigned, so it must be so, that the waterway remains free;

2. If the longitudinal-cable ferry can block the waterway, the ferry on the side of the fairway, which is opposite the anchor of rope, must lie only as long as is absolutely necessary to the input and unloading; During this time, closer future vehicles from the ferry may require freeing of the fairway, providing "a long tone" in a timely manner.

3. the ferry may no longer reside in the fairway, as the business requires it.

5. section

Passing of bridges

Crossed by bridges: General

90. (1) not sufficiently wide is the fairway in a bridge opening for the simultaneous passage, section 79 applies.

(2) driving through a bridge opening is allowed, and this opening is characterized by: 1 the table character A. 10 (annex 3), shipping outside the area delimited by the two boards of this character is prohibited;

2. the Panel character D. 2 (Appendix 3), is recommended shipping to keep limited room in the through the two panels or lights this character.

Passing fixed bridges

Certain openings of fixed bridges through one or more red lights or red white red panels are 91st (1) (characters A. 1 - Appendix 3) marked, passing through these openings is prohibited.

(2) through specific openings are solid bridges marked: 1 the Panel drawing D 1a (Appendix 3) or 2 which is Panel character D. 1 b (annex 3), which is installed over the bridge opening, recommended, preferably to use these holes.

The opening is marked, after no. 1 the passage in both directions is allowed.

It is marked, after no. 2 the passage in the opposite direction is prohibited; in this case is the opening on the other side by the signs A. 1 (Appendix 3) labelled.

(3) certain holes of fixed bridges marked pursuant to par. 2, shipping can use the non-marked openings only at your own risk.

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Limited visibility

General rules for driving in conditions of restricted visibility; Use of radar

§ 92. (1) in the management of a vehicle may be used radar as a navigational aid, if the person on the radar unit to the operation of the device, as well as the evaluation of the radar image is familiar.

(2) in the case of limited visibility, vehicles, which can give the sound character provided for in article 93 or not to carry the lights prescribed by section 37, paragraph 1, as well as float may not extend. Are when the limited visibility on the water, so they must go as soon as possible a port or close to the shore.

(3) vehicles in ride must drive safe speed when limited visibility with one in terms of the limited visibility, the presence and movement of other vehicles and the local circumstances. Excluded are passenger ships that use radar as a navigational aid. On other vehicles a lookout is, if necessary, to prepare; Lookout must be connected by a communication with him or are in sight or earshot of the skipper.

(4) stop in restricted visibility is as far as possible free to make the fairway.

(5) sports vehicles have less than 20 m in length immediately to seek the next safe berth when visibility is limited.

Audible while driving in restricted visibility

§ 93. (1) when visibility is limited must give each vehicle as fog a long tone. Vehicles that cannot give this audible warning (article 92 par. 2), must be noticeable when approaching vehicles in other ways.

(2) by way of derogation from paragraph 1 have passenger ships flying the green ball or the green light in accordance with section 48 to give two long beeps while driving in restricted visibility as fog.

(3) the acoustic signal referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2 can be repeated at intervals of not longer than one minute.

(4) vehicles, which use radar as a navigational aid, do without the dissipation of acoustic signal if is ensured by radar observation, that the risk of a collision with another vehicle is excluded.

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Special rules

Alternative obligation

94. (1) at the crossing, meeting and overtaking applies to dodging following pecking order: 1 vehicles of the public security service, when they show the blue sparkly light in accordance with article 55, paragraph 1;

2. vehicles of the fire or the water rescue, when they show the Red sparkly light according to § 55 para 2;

3. passenger ships flying the green ball or the green light in accordance with section 48, and heavy moving vehicles;

4. vehicles which are approved for the professional exercise of the right of a fisheries if they lead the white ball or the white light referred to in article 61, paragraph 1;

5. other vehicles in accordance with the General fallback rules pursuant to sections 76 to 81 (crosses, meet, overtaking);

6 floats (2) the respective vehicles or floats have to Dodge all over their vehicles or floats in the hierarchy.

(3) the provisions of sections 76 to 81 for floating body with each other shall apply mutatis mutandis.

Behavior while dodging

§ 95. Ausweichpflichtige vehicles or floats must allow the necessary space for their course and to manoeuvre the other vehicles or floats.

Water skiing and similar activities

96. (1) the provisions of this paragraph apply to the water skiing and related activities in which one or more persons will be towed by a vehicle

(2) water skiing or the exercise of similar activities is allowed only during the day and clear.

(3) the captain of the vehicle that pulls the water skiers or the driver of the water ski, must be accompanied by a person who for the towing operation, and for the oversight of the towed person is responsible, and is able to perform those tasks. The accompanying person must have reached the age of 14 and must be suitable for this task. Except the attendant and the captain, only persons on Board should be involved in the pursuit of sport.

(4) the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, mechanically propelled towed gear and hauling from land are prohibited.

(5) if they fall within a range which is reserved for only them, passing vehicles and water skiers and cyclists must comply to a distance of at least 20 m to other vehicles, the shore and swimmers.

(6) the tow buoyant must be and not elastic.

(7) the tow may not be tightened.

(8) the simultaneous towing of more than two water skiers and cyclists by a vehicle is prohibited. .

(9) when towing vehicles encounter other vehicles or overtake them, towed persons in the wake of their vehicle must follow.

(10) during the pursuit of sport, towed persons must wear a life jacket or a bathing suit.

(11) the exercise of the drag sport is prohibited: 1. in the public ports, 2. in the navigation pane-recommended or prescribed passage openings of bridges, if this is a reduced width as 100 m, 3rd in fairway Engen, 4th in the workspace of floating devices.

(12) in private ports, the exercise of tow sports only with consent of the port administration is permitted.

(13) in a coastal zone is forbidden except in the areas stipulated by the authorities (§ 71 para 2 - start and country lanes for water sports), the water skiing, driving with similar devices, as well as the towing of missiles (kites, kite canopies and similar devices).

Behavior towards passenger ships

Article 97. All other vehicles must keep a distance of at least 50 m compared to passenger vessels flying the green ball or the green light according to § 48. As far as local conditions do not permit this, the distance maximum under the circumstances is to comply with.

Behaviour of the vehicles, which is fished, and is fished over vehicles, from which

98. (1) the trolling by several vehicles side by side is prohibited.

(2) the setting up of fishing equipment on designated berths is prohibited.


(3) all other vehicles must comply to vehicles, from which it is fished a distance of at least 50 m if they cause the characters according to § 61. As far as local conditions do not permit this, the distance maximum under the circumstances is to comply with.

(4) on the courses of the passenger ships in scheduled and required to include or extend area port entrances and berths, as well as in the fairway by rivers fish nets, traps and other fishing gear may be brought up only so, that this shipping not can be hindered.

Behavior of divers and divers

99. (1) the diving is prohibited in places, which could be prevented from shipping, in particular: 1. on the usual line of passenger ships in scheduled flights and ferries;

2. prior to and in port entrances.

3. near and in the area of moorings, 4. in areas that are reserved for the water skiing or similar activities;

5. in ports.

For the maintenance and repair of hydraulic works or similar work with decision the competent authority may grant permission to dive in these areas.

(2) all other vehicles must keep a distance of at least 50 m compared to vehicles that lead the characters according to § 62. As far as local conditions do not permit this, the distance maximum under the circumstances is to comply with. This applies also to vehicles that lead the Red sparkly light according to § 55 para 2.

Restriction of bathing, swimming, and scuba diving

100. (1) bathing, swimming and scuba diving are prohibited 1 within a radius of 100 metres of port entrances, terminals, devices floating berths for passenger ships and ferries as well as shipyards, 2nd in the workspace.

This does not apply for bathing and swimming at public beaches with appropriate supervisors, as well as outside the areas of access to installations referred to in subpara 1, if they are marked in accordance with section 71, para 5.

(2) persons, bathing, swimming or scuba diving, need to behave like that in driving vehicles don't need to; change its course or reduce their speed in particular, it is prohibited 1 course in driving in-service vehicles to einzuschwimmen, 2. closer than 30 m on vehicles passing by, to swim up.

(3) persons who bathe, swim or scuba diving, it is prohibited to attach to vehicles in ride or stillliegende vehicles or their mooring arrangements, to climb them or to enter, to approach them with sports equipment or to dive under them.

Rafting

101. (1) inflatable rowing vehicles (rafts) on rivers with high velocity (white water) is permitted only during the day and clear.

(2) all persons aboard a rafts must wear a wetsuit, shoes, a jacket and a helmet while driving.

Riparian zones

102. (1) motor vehicles are allowed on lakes, except in or drop or the Stilliegen, not closer than 200 metres to the shore or an upstream the banks Reed belt drive (coastal zone). With the exception of passenger ships, which carry the green ball or the green light according to § 48, must it take the shortest route and may drive no faster than 10 km/h. Touch or overlap the riparian zones may each other only in the middle of the water and not more than 25 miles driven; as far as shallows prevent this, the maximum under the circumstances distance from the shore is to comply with.

(2) section 1 is not for motor vehicles that are equipped only with machine electric propulsion power of less than 500 W, and with the exception of the speed limit not for vehicles that are approved for the professional exercise of fishing right and leading the white ball or the white light referred to in article 61, paragraph 1, as well as for vehicles of the hydraulic engineering management and the gewässerkundlichen service.

(3) in the start - for water sports and country lanes (section 71), the speed is by way of derogation of paragraph 1 according to the provisions of section 74.

(4) stocks of aquatic plants such as reeds, rushes or lily pads, must not be used.

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Rules for the lay-up

General rules for the lay-up

103. (1) vehicles and floats must her berth choose as close ashore as their depth and the local conditions allow. You may not interfere with shipping

(2) the place of refuge must be selected for a floating plant that the waterway for shipping remains free. Without prejudice to regulations issued by the competent authorities in individual cases.

(3) stillliegende vehicles, associations, buoyancy and floating facilities must be sufficiently safely anchored or moored, that they can follow the fluctuations in water level, pose no danger and do not interfere with the other shipping. Flow, wind, are taken into account Vortex and waves.

(4) no posts to secure stillliegender vehicles may be taken into the waters.

(5) outside of ports, other shipping equipment and mooring vehicles and floats may no longer than 48 hours stilliegen; This does not apply to floating equipment at work.

(6) the place for the Stilliegen is to be selected so that the shipping was not obstructed. The Stilliegen in fairway Engen, as well as in the field of bridges is prohibited.

(7) vehicles and floats, as well as floating plants may not lie: 1 on the areas of water, for which is a general prohibition of quiet Sun;

2. on routes advertised by the competent authorities;

3. on routes, by the Blackboard sign A. 5 (Appendix 3) are marked on the Bank section, on which stands the table signs;

4. under bridges and power lines;

5. in the area of waters narrow within the meaning of section 79, as well as in the range of routes, which would be supplemented by the lay-up to fairway Engen.

6. at entries and exits by minor waters and ports;

7. in the line of passenger ships in scheduled flights and ferries;

8. in the course, use the vehicles when the berths and the drop;

9. on turning points, by the Blackboard sign E. 8 (Appendix 3) are marked.

(8) on areas where the lay-up is prohibited by paragraph 7 Z 1 to 4, vehicles and floats, as well as floating installations only on the Sun places may by one of the Board signs E,. 5 to E. 7 (Appendix 3) are marked and lie only under the conditions laid down in the following paragraphs 104 and 105.

(9) may by way of derogation from paragraph 7 and 8 vehicles, to download, or delete on passengers or to disembark, to supply fuel, utilities and food and all other measures necessary for the continuation of the journey to make, outside of ports only on public countries or private berths in accordance with which land adopted regulations (dedication, deck order) for the countries. Landing in other places is permitted only in certain cases with the consent of the competent authority. Approval shall be refused if the conditions of § 16 para 1 Z 1 to 10 of the Shipping Act was taken insufficient care. In case of emergency, the captain immediately the landing has to report the next achievable security services.

Anchor

104. (1) vehicles and floats, as well as floating plants may not anchor: 1 on areas of the body of water for which there exists a general prohibition of the anchor;

2. on shore sections, by the Blackboard sign A. 6 (Appendix 3) are marked, and only on the side of a flowing body of water on which the Panel sign stands.

(2) on the areas where anchoring is prohibited pursuant to par. 1 Z 1, vehicles and floats, as well as floating installations only on the shore sections may anchor, by the Blackboard sign S. 6 (Appendix 3) are marked, and only on the side of a flowing body of water on which the Panel sign stands.

Mooring

105. (1) vehicles and floats, as well as floating plants on the Bank not do set: 1 on the sections of the shore, for which is a general prohibition of fixed-mongering;

2. on shore sections, by the Blackboard sign A. 7 (Appendix 3) are marked, and only on the side of a flowing body of water on which the Panel sign stands.

(2) on the sections where mooring on the shore is prohibited pursuant to par. 1 Z 1, vehicles and floats, as well as floating installations only on the routes may Moor, by the Blackboard sign E. 7 (Appendix 3) are marked, and only on the side of a flowing body of water on which the sign is.

(4) must, except in an emergency, not inserted to the mooring on the shore in any way anchor, sink baskets and similar objects.

(5) except in an emergency or to the assistance it is forbidden to solve the mooring arrangements of stillliegender vehicles or floats or to raise their anchor persons other than the ship's crew. Prejudice to the provisions of § 119.

Sun posts for certain types of vehicles

Section 106. On Sun set, by one of the Board signs E. 5 9 or E. 5.13 (Appendix 3) are marked, may lie just the types of vehicles to which the mark applies.

Guard and supervision


§ 107. (1) on board vessels, which lie in the fairway, must adhere to ever-ready guard; This also applies to vehicles that are leaking.

(2) stillliegender vehicles on which passengers are aboard a deployable Guard must stay constantly.

(3) all other idle vehicles, floats and other floating devices, be if local circumstances so require or the competent authorities prescribe this, under the supervision of a person, which is able to intervene immediately in case of need. A person can oversee several vehicles or floats, when this close to one another and a safe access to each.

(4) no boat operator on the vehicle, so it is difficult for the use of the guard or the supervision of the operator or the operator, or if this or these cannot be determined, the owner or the owner responsible.

(5) the guard in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 may guard several vehicles if they are next to each other so that it is possible to have a safe crossing from vehicle to vehicle.

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Water protection and disposal of waste generated on board

General duty of care - water pollution control

section 108. The captain, the other crew and other persons on board must apply the care provided according to the circumstances, to prevent pollution of the water and the amount of the resulting ship waste to keep as low as possible and to avoid mixing of different types of waste as far as possible.

Pollution of waters

109. (1) it is prohibited to contaminate to solid objects or other substances which are suitable, the waters (E.g. oil, gasoline, paints, waste, wastewater, faeces, detergent, Holzbehandlungsmittel) of vehicles or floats off to throw into the water, pour or contributing in other ways or to initiate; Contamination by oils or fuels of engines shall be limited to the inevitable after the State of the art minimum.

(2) substances referred to in paragraph 1 in the waters reached or they threaten to get in the water so the captain has to take immediately all measures to eliminate the hazard or contamination; a rapid removal is not possible, he has to immediately inform the next achievable security services.

(3) the installation and the use of vehicles which have appropriate exterior openings for the derivation of substances referred to in paragraph 1, is prohibited. This prohibition does not apply if such openings, which can not be removed with commercially reasonable efforts are permanently closed.

(4) the setting up and the use of vehicles with constructions and residential facilities, running water, water may apply and are not equipped with a collecting device for water, water with a connection for the discharge is prohibited.

(5) the installation and use of vehicles, whose Außenhaut is a part of the fuel tank, is prohibited.

Collection and treatment of waste on board

§ 110. (1) the skipper has to ensure that collected waste oils and old grease from the ship operating separately in containers provided for this purpose and bilge water in the engine-room bilges. The containers are on board to store, can be detected early enough and easily prevented leakage of the contents.

(2) it is prohibited 1 on deck, jammed loose container as to use waste oil collection container, 2. on board waste to burn;

3. oil, to bring degreasing or emulsifying cleaning agents into the engine-room bilges. Funds that do not hamper the cleaning of bilge water by the accredited adoption agencies are exempt from this.

(3) the captain has to make sure that the household waste, sewage sludge, slops and other special waste into reception facilities provided on Board will be collected separately. If possible, household waste must be collected separately according to the following categories: paper, glass, other recyclable materials and waste.

(4) organs of public security and the approval authority can control the facilities to the intake of substances referred to in paragraphs 1 and 3 and arrange disposal of these substances.

Painting and external cleaning of vessels

111. (1) it is prohibited to paint the exterior of the vehicles with oil or with means to clean, which must not get into the water.

(2) in particular no antifouling paints may be used to painting, which contain the following substances or the preparations: acting 1 mercury compounds, 2. arsenic compounds, 3 as biocides organotin compounds, 4. hexachlorocyclohexane.

As a transitional measure, the body of the ship may until to the complete removal and replacement the above anti-fouling paints containing substances are provided with a coating, which prevents the above substances from the below the coating antifouling paints in the waters from entering.

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Port regulations

Behavior in ports

§ 112 people have to behave, ports that 1 the safety of navigation or unaffected by people, 2. the liquid of the commercial shipping traffic is unaffected, 3. be shipping plants and their facilities not damaged, contaminated or affected in their use and 4. the water does not become contaminated.

Entering the vehicles

§ 113. boat operator and persons under their care are vehicles, floats, or plants, have bodies of the competent authorities, who must enter in their missions for vehicles, floats, or equipment to make this possible and, if necessary, to assist them.

Use restrictions

§ 114. In ports 1, bathing, swimming, and scuba diving are prohibited; This does not apply to parts of the port, which expressly determined by the port administration and marked;

2. may be entered frozen water surfaces without a compelling reason.

3. is out fishing with nets, weirs or fish boxes or a vehicle or float banned;

4. may sport vehicles are used or taken out of the water only with permission of the port authority.

Risk behavior

Observations about the outbreak of fire on vehicles, floats, or plants are section 115 (1) immediately notify the fire brigade, the nearest security station and the port authority.

(2) in the case of fire are to move vehicles and floats out of the danger zone immediately and close their hatches, as far as this is not unreasonable because of the risk associated.

(3) accidents on board, damage to vehicles, floats or other accidents, or the fall of vehicles or floats are immediately to the nearest security station and the port authority.

Mooring

Vehicles and floats are 116 (1) bodies for this purpose or on vehicles it moored to moor. The reverse stitch is necessary to monitor and adjust the water level fluctuations and the immersion changes in loading and unloading.

(2) vehicles and floats must be securely and be fastened so that the reverse stitch can be resolved easily and throwing off other vehicles is restricted as little as possible.

(3) reverse stitching has to be that the traffic on the water, the paths along the shore and on stairways and ladders is impeded as little as possible. Danger points on vehicles or floats are, if necessary, to identify and to illuminate in the dark.

(4) ship's boats may only close above or behind the vehicles and only country-side moored.

Supervision of vehicles

Section 117 (1) by way of derogation from § 107 para 1 and 2 are in ports for all dead vehicles or floats only the provisions on supervision (article 107 para 3).

Use of anchors, Trossen, ropes and chains

The anchors are § 118. (1) in the port clear to the traps to keep; they need to in a location are located, the damage to other vehicles or exclude from plants. The letting of anchors, lines or chains is permitted only for the excess rear drive.

(2) ropes or chains may be brought out only temporarily and only to the extent by vehicles or floats, when it is absolutely necessary for ship maneuvers, construction or dredging. At high tide, ropes may also cross stretched across the harbour basin insofar as it requires the security of vehicles or floats.

(3) applied cables or chains are to refer to, as long as they can compromise the shipping. They are to catch up or to specify if shipping requires it to the bottom.

Throw off

§ 119. moored vehicles or floats may be thrown off without consent of the skipper or guardians only if imminent danger; in this case, this is immediately to report the skipper or the person supervising and the next accessible security services.

Use the propulsion organs

Section 120 (1) on moored vessels the propulsion organs in the port only in response must be 1 to test the engine or to the stake for tensile testing at places that has this determines the port authority 2.

usual, short test before departure, if a) the vehicle has no grounding, b) the propulsion organs slowly, c) caused by the use of the propulsion organs as no adverse change of port sole and d) other vehicles can not be compromised.

(2) during the testing of a crew member at the stern must, warn other vehicles when approaching and cause the stop of the machine if necessary.

Shore leave

121. (1) several cars are side by side, laying land bridges, to tolerate the movement of supplies and the shore leave aboard professionally active people over the vehicles closer to the waterfront.

(2) for entering of vehicles by persons active work on board a secure access is to produce.

Use of fire on vehicles

Article 122. In covered holds, and nearby open hatches of covered holds the use of fire and open light and smoking are prohibited.

Backup lines

§ Are 123 outlets property line or lines (such as for water, steam, compressed air, transfer of environmentally hazardous substances) on board to ensure that persons, other vehicles or floats, goods or shore installations not endangered or damaged and that water can not be dirty.

Traffic in the port

124. (1) vehicles entering the port must under observation any marine to regulate the entry and exit into the Harbour entrance drive out vehicles leave the entrance.

(2) the Harbour entrance must be passed through the only at the same time in both directions it provides sufficient space for a risk-free deal.

(3) engine-driven vehicles may not exceed the drive force required for the safe control apply in the port.

(4) sports vehicles must drive on the port only to start or leave their berth.

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Transitional and final provisions

Transitional provisions

§ 125. by way of derogation may nets and booms of idle vehicles from § 52 and other fishing gear are known until December 31, 2013, with white buoys or similar flotation.

Expiry of previous legislation

§ 126. Entry into force this Regulation Ordinance of the Federal Minister for public economy and transport about a shipping traffic regulations for lakes and rivers (Lake and river traffic rules), Federal Law Gazette is no. 42/1990, last amended by Federal Law Gazette II No. 81/2012, except force.

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