What are contents of INTERCO or international code of signal ? |

What are contents of INTERCO or international code of signal ?

CHAPTER I – Explanations and general remarks.

CHAPTER II – Definitions

CHAPTER III – Methods of signalling

CHAPTER IV – General instructions.

CHAPTER V – Flag signalling .

CHAPTER VI – Flashing light signalling.

CHAPTER VII – Sound signalling

CHAPTER VIII –  Radiotelephony

CHAPTER IX – Morse signalling by hand-flags or arms .

CHAPTER X – Morse symbols- phonetic tables – procedure signals

CHAPTER XI – Single-letter signals

CHAPTER XII – Single-letter signals with complements.

CHAPTER XIII – Single-letter signals between ice-breaker and assisted vessels

CHAPTER XIV- Identification of medical transports in armed conflict and permanent identification of rescue craft.

GENERAL SECTION: 

PART 1:     DISTRESS – EMERGENCY

Abandon, accident-doctor-injured/sick, aircraft-helicopter, assistance, Boats-rafts, disabled-drifting-sinking, distress, position, search and rescue, Survivors.     

PART 2:     CASUALTIES – DAMAGES.

Collisions, damages-repairs, diver-underwater operations, fire-explosion, grounding-beaching-re-floating, leak, towing-tugs.

PART 3:     AIDS TO NAVIGATION – NAVIGATION – HYDROGRAPHY.

Aids to navigation, bar, bearings, canal-channel-fairway, course, dangers to navigation-warnings, depth-draught, electronic navigation, mines-mine sweeping, navigation lights-search light , navigating and steering instructions and tide.

PART 4:     MANOEUVRES.

Ahead-astern, along-side, to anchor/anchors-anchorage, engines-propeller, landing, boarding, manoeuvres, proceed-underway, speed, stop-heave to.

PART 5:     MISCELLANEOUS

Cargo-ballast, crew-persons on board, fishery, pilot, port-harbour, misc.

PART 6:     METEOROLOGY – WEATHER.

Clouds, gale-storm-tropical storm, ice-icebergs, icebreaker, atmospheric pressure-temperature, sea-swell, visibility-fog, weather-weather forecast, wind.

PART 7:     ROUTEING OF SHIPS.

PART 8:     COMMUNICATIONS.

Acknowledge-answer, calling, cancel, communicate, exercise, reception-transmission, repeat.

PART 9:     INTERNATIONAL SANITARY REGULATIONS.

Pratique messages.

TABLE OF COMPLIMENTS

Medical section table of contents instructions

  1. Request for medical assistance
  2. Medical advice tables of complements
APPENDICES:

APPENDIX I:      Distress Signals.
APPENDIX II:    Table Of Signalling Flags
APPENDIX III:  Table Of Life Saving Signals
APPENDIX IV:   Radiotelephone Procedures

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