Safe Boating in Deep Sea Shipping Navigation Areas

For the original PPA (Pacific Pilotage Authority) Document Click Here Large ships do not have brakes and can take up to 2 nautical miles to come to a stop.  It is also difficult for a large ship to get out of the way of a small boat. There is a greater chance of large ships such as tankers and container vessels interacting with small boats and fishing vessels near pilot boarding stations, anchorages, deep sea traffic lanes and off berths within harbours.  Large ships do not have brakes and can … [Read more...]