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.
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.
TABLE OF COMPLIMENTS
Medical section table of contents instructions
- Request for medical assistance
- Medical advice tables of complements
APPENDIX I: Distress Signals.
APPENDIX II: Table Of Signalling Flags
APPENDIX III: Table Of Life Saving Signals
APPENDIX IV: Radiotelephone Procedures