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NAUTICAL Signs

NAUTICAL Signs PROHIBITORY SIGNS Two lights or two flags shown one above the other means a long-term prohibition of passage or or Passage is prohibited (lights) or Passage is prohibited (flags) or Passage is prohibited (boards) Waterskiing is prohibited Avoidance of waves or breakers SIGNS GIVING ORDERS Order not to exceed the speed limit (Ex: 12 knots) Order to use the voice radio Order to use the voice radio on the indicated channel (Ex: Ch. 11) SIGNS INDICATING RESTRICTIONS These signs indicate that the depth of the water is restricted The clearance height over the water level is restricted The width of the passage opening or the fairway is restricted 136 VIKING.COM EXPLORE MORE 2020

NAUTICAL SIGNS As we journey along the riverbanks, you will notice that we pass various signs to the left and right of our ship. These signs notify the captain of each vessel of the rules and regulations of the waterways. Below is a brief explanation of each. SIGNS GIVING RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended passage opening for traffic in both directions Recommended passage opening for traffic in only one direction, specifically where signs are not visible Recommendation to stay inside the area marked by signs SIGNS OF INDICATION or or or Admission to pass (general signs) Crossing a high-voltage line Admission to anchor on the side of the waterway where the sign is placed Admission to moor on the side of the bank where sign is placed Waterways that flow in are regarded as side roads Right waterway flowing in is regarded as a side road Left waterway flowing in is regarded as a side road Nautical information radio channel (Ex: Ch. 11) High water level (sign 1) High water level (sign 2) EXPLORE MORE 2020 VIKING.COM 137