Object Class: Precautionary area


Acronym: PRCARE (P,A)

Code: 96

Set Attribute_A: DATEND; DATSTA; RESTRN; STATUS;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A routeing measure comprising an area within defined limits where ships must navigate with particular caution and within which the direction of traffic flow may be recommended. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5t h Edition, 3982)

References:

INT 1: IM 16, 24;

M-4: 435.2;

Remarks:

Distinction: caution area; inshore traffic zone; restricted area; all traffic separation scheme elements;