Object Class: Buoy, installation


Acronym: BOYINB (P)

Code: 15

Set Attribute_A: *BOYSHP; CATINB; *COLOUR; #COLPAT; CONRAD; DATEND; DATSTA; MARSYS; NATCON; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; PEREND; PERSTA; PRODCT; STATUS; VERLEN;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; PICREP; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A buoy is a floating object moored to the bottom in a particular place, as an aid to navigation or for other specific purposes. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 565).

An installation buoy is a buoy used for loading tankers with gas or oil. (IHO Chart Specifications, M-4)

References:

INT 1: IL 16

M-4: 445.4;

Remarks:

Distinction: buoy special purpose/general; mooring/warping facility; offshore platform;