Master Prosecuted for Wrong Crossing

Wednesday, August 17, 2005
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said that the master of a cargo vessel was fined £500 and ordered to pay costs of £500 for violation of the Collision Regulations. When the master crossed the southwest lane of the Dover Straits TSS, he failed to cross at approximately right angle, even when reminded of the obligation by the Channel Navigation Information Service. (HK Law)
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