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    Lighting Requirements for Marine Vessels.

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Jul 16, 2024 10:34:00 AM

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    Lighting Requirements for Marine Vessels

    A critical part of safe boating is complying with international and local lighting standards that allow the vessel to always maintain clear visibility. Marine vessel operators are responsible for ensuring all lighting meets relevant standards and regulations. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) publishes the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972, also known as Collision Regulations (COLREGs), which defines the requirements for navigation lights. Additionally, regulations specific to a vessel’s operating region established by local maritime authorities must also be considered.

    Proper use and maintenance of several different types of lights are critical for safe marine operations. Each type must comply with maritime navigation regulations and play a specific role in ensuring that the vessel is visible to others and can effectively communicate its intentions.

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    Topics: lighting, Marine Industry

    Trailer Lighting vs. Car and Truck Lighting: Key Differences and Requirements.

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Jun 13, 2024 11:30:00 AM

    Proper lighting and trailer lighting compliance are essential for the safe use of trailers on the road. This post will discuss the similarities and differences between trailer lighting requirements and those for cars and trucks.

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    Topics: Trailers, lighting