IMO Tools Acapulco, Mexico
The Toolbox: Ship Routing & Reporting
Government actions in planning and designing a routing system:
Para 5.2.7 Should take into account aids to NAV, hydrographic surveys, charts in the area
Para 5.7.2 Should consult with authorities responsible for NAV aids, hydro surveys, nautical pubs
Para 6.7 State of hydrographic surveys w/n limits of routing syst and approaches should be such that full info on existing depths of water and hazards to nav is available to nautical charting authorities.
1.Paras 3.2.2 and 3.3 Must consider in adopting/amending a routing scheme whether state of hydrography is adequate for purpose of system
Para 3.4.3 Not adopt/amend where system may affect demand for improvement or adjustment in NAV aids or hydrographic surveys
Section 9 IMO and IHO—how to chart routing systems doen in acordance with IHO legends, symbold, and notes.