Object Class: Traffic separation zone


Acronym: TSEZNE (A)

Code: 150

Set Attribute_A: CATTSS; DATEND; DATSTA; STATUS;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

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).

References:

INT 1: IM 13, 20.1;

M-4: 435.1;

Remarks:

Distinction: traffic separation line; traffic separation scheme boundary; traffic separation scheme crossing; traffic separation scheme lane part; traffic separation scheme roundabout;