New and amended traffic separation schemes (TSSs)

The IMO has issued a Circular COLREG.2/Circ.55 listing new and amended traffic separation schemes (TSSs). These include:

  • In the approaches to the Cape Fear River (new)
  • Off Mina Al-Ahmadi (new)
  • In Puget Sound and its approaches in HaroStrait, BoundaryPass and in the Strait of Georgia (amended)
  • In the approaches to Chesapeake Bay (amended)
  • Off CapeRoca (amended)
  • Off Cape St. Vincent (amended)
  • In the approaches to Puerto San Martin (amended).

In addition, the TSS Off Berlenga is revoked. The changes come into effect on 1 July 2005.

Contact: Howard Snaith