For the purpose of this chapter:
Constructed in respect of a ship
means a stage of construction where:
.1 the keel is laid;
.2 construction identifiable with a specific ship
.3 assembly of the ship has commenced comprising
at least 50 tonnes or 1% of the estimated mass of all structural material
whichever is less.
Nautical chart or nautical
publication is a special-purpose map or book, or a specially
compiled database from which such a map or book is derived, that is
issued officially by or on the authority of a Government, authorized
Hydrographic Office or other relevant government institution and is
designed to meet the requirements of marine navigation.footnote
All ships means any ship, vessel
or craft irrespective of type and purpose.
Length of a ship means its length
Search and rescue service. The
performance of distress monitoring, communication, co-ordination and
search and rescue functions, including provision of medical advice,
initial medical assistance, or medical evacuation, through the use
of public and private resources including co-operating aircraft, ships,
vessels and other craft and installations.
Mobile offshore drilling unit means
a mobile offshore drilling unit as defined in regulation XI-2/1.1.5.