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Notices to Mariners 1 to 46
Annual Edition 2017
Published under the authority of:  
Canadian Coast Guard Programs  
Aids to navigation and Waterways  
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Montreal, Québec 
H2Y 2E7


Annual Edition 2017 
DFO/2017-1993

Fs151-4E-PDF
ISSN: 1498 - 4687

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2017

Available on the Notices to mariners internet site: http://www.notmar.gc.ca

Disponible en français  
Avis aux navigateurs 1 à 46  
Édition annuelle 2017

Amendment Register
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section A/N  
A   AIDS TO NAVIGATION AND MARINE SAFETY
A.1   Aids to Navigation
  1 Canadian Aids to Navigation System and Private Buoy Regulation
  2 Cautions in the use of Aids to Navigation
  3 Requirements Related to the Protection of Aids to Navigation
  4 Measured Distances
A.2   Marine Mammal Guidelines and Marine Protected Areas
  5 General Guidelines for Important Marine Mammal Areas
  5A General Guidelines for Marine Protected Areas
  5B General Guidelines for National Parks
  5C National Marine Conservative Areas
A.3   Ice Navigation
  6 Ice Navigation, Routeing and Requests for Icebreaker Assistance
  7 Information about Navigation in Ice
  7A Voyage Planning for Vessels Intending to Navigate in Canada's Northern Waters
  7B Joint Industry - Government Guidelines for the control of Oil Tankers and Bulk Chemical Carriers in the Ice Control Zones of Eastern Canada (JIGs) TP15163
A.4   Fishing Activity
  8 Information concerning Fishing Vessels on the East and West Coasts of Canada
  9 Marking of Fishing Gear
  9A Closure to Crab Fishing - Deltaport and Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal
A.5   Navigation Safety
  10 Routeing of Ships
  10A Mandatory Ship Reporting System (Non-Canadian Waters)
  11 Collision Regulations
  12 Damage Caused by Excessive Speed
A.6   Charts and Publications
  13 Charts and Nautical Publications, Regulations 1995 and Provisional List of Charts
  14 Canadian Nautical Charts and Publications and International Publications
A.7   Obstructions
  15 Aquaculture Facilities
  16 Submarine and Overhead Cables
  17 Reports of Shoal Soundings
A.8   Oil and Gas - Exploration and Exploitation of Natural Resources
  18 Lighting and Marking of Exploration and Exploitation Vessels and Platforms
  19 Lighting and Marking of Structures or Works for the Exploration and Development of Natural Resources
  20 Safety of Offshore Exploration and Exploitation Vessels
  21 Caution when anchoring in the Proximity of Underwater Exploitation Facilities in Lake Erie
  22 Seismic Surveys
B   PILOTAGE SERVICES IN CANADIAN WATERS
  23 General Information on Pilotage Service
  24 Navigation Safety Regulations Sec 74 and SOLAS Regulation (V/23)
  25 Information Concerning Pilot Transfer Arrangements on the St. Lawrence River
  26 Additional Guidance on Pilot Transfer Arrangements Concerning Requirements for Canadian Vessels
C   MARINE COMMUNICATIONS AND TRAFFIC SERVICES
    Information concerning Pre-Arrival Information Report (PAIR) made pursuant to the Marine Transportation Security Regulations, can be found in Part 3 of the publication Radio Aids to Marine Navigation (RAMN).
  27A Guidelines for the transit of wide-beam vessels and long vessels.
  27B General information about anchorage at « Pointe Saint-Jean and Saint-Vallier.
  27C Under keel clearance table.
D   SEARCH AND RESCUE
  28 Search and Rescue in Canadian and Adjacent Waters
  28A Helicopter Evacuation Procedures by Canadian Forces Search and Rescue Helicopters
  29 Communications from Aircraft: Distress, Urgency and Safety Signals
  29A Early Notification of Search and Rescue Authorities of Developing Situations
  30 Emergency Position Indicating Radiobeacons (EPIRBS) on Ships
E   MARINE OCCURENCES AND POLLUTION
  31 Reporting of Marine Occurences
  32 Pollution - Compliance with Canadian Regulations
F   NATIONAL DEFENCE - MILITARY NOTICES
  33 Caution when Approaching Canadian Ports
  34 Information Concerning Submarines
  35 Firing Practices and Exercise Areas
  36 Vital Intelligence Sightings - Merint Reporting Procedures
  37 Handling of Unexploded Ordnance
  38 Caution with regards to Ships Approaching Formations, Convoys, Aircraft Carriers and Other Warships at sea and Aircraft Carriers at anchor
  39 Naval Messages to Canadian Merchant Ships, including Small Craft and Fishing Vessels
  40 Contamination Prediction System for Merchant Ships at Sea and the MERWARN System
  41 General Warning Regarding Steaming and Anchor Lights exhibited by H.M.C. Ships
  42 Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics concerning the preventation of incidents at sea beyond the territorial sea - THIS NOTICE HAS BEEN ELIMINATED FROM THE ANNUAL EDITION OF NOTICES TO MARINERS
  43 Caution with regard to ships approaching controlled access zones surrounding Her Majesty's Canadian Naval Facilities, warships and allied warships while underway, at anchor or stationary
G   GENERAL INFORMATION
  44 The International Hydrographic Organization
  45 Horizontal Datum Charts
  46 Canadian Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Offices
    MARINE INFORMATION REPORT AND SUGGESTION SHEET

SKETCHES
Notice No. Notice No.
Routeing of Ships. 10 Accommodation Ladder 23
Areas of Offshore Exploration and Exploitation Zones 20 Search and Rescue (SAR) Regions 28