IMO - Traffic regulation zones: Separation zones

Ships' routeing systems and traffic separation schemes that have been approved by International Maritime Organization (IMO). A traffic separation scheme is a scheme which aims to reduce the risk of collision in congested and/or converging areas by separating traffic moving in opposite, or nearly opposite, directions. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 5585) A traffic separation zone is a zone separating the lanes in which ships are proceeding in opposite o r nearly opposite directions; or separating traffic lanes designated for particular classes of ships proceeding in the same direction (IMO Ships Routeing, 6th Edition).

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Field Value
Partner LP
Topic category Maritime transport and traffic flows
Sub category Maritime routes and areas
Resource language English
Domain area Adriatic Sea
Owner Italian Navy Hydrographic Institute
Provider Emilia Romagna Region
Data portal SHAPE Atlas
Presentation form Map (map represented in raster or vector form)
Spatial representation Vector - polygon
Coordinate reference system epsg:4326 - WGS84 (degree)
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    Additional information Shape Portal: Planning and Regulation zone - Regulated navigation area
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