Seamarks/Buoyage Systems

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Buoyage Systems

The tags defined on this page will render in various nautical charts.

This page defines values for the "seamark:buoy_lateral:system" and "seamark:beacon_lateral:system" tags for lateral marks.

Coastal Systems

There are two systems used for coastal lateral marks:

System seamark:buoy_lateral:system

seamark:beacon_lateral:system

Region Colours
IALA-A iala-a World, except Americas, Korea & Japan Red Port-hand, Green Starboard-hand
IALA-B iala-b Americas, Korea & Japan Green Port-hand, Red Starboard-hand

Inland Systems

There are a number systems used for inland lateral marks:

System seamark:buoy_lateral:system

seamark:beacon_lateral:system

Region Colours
CEVNI cevni Europe Red Right Bank, Green Left bank. See: CEVNI Lateral Marks and CEVNI Notice Marks
Russian inland waterway regulations riwr Russia
Brazilian national inland waterway regulations - two sides bniwr2 Brazil Lateral marks: Green Right Bank, Red Left bank. Notice marks see: BNIWR Notice Marks
Brazilian national inland waterway regulations - side independent bniwr Brazil Lateral marks: Green Right Bank, Red Left bank. Notice marks see: BNIWR Notice Marks
Paraguay-Parana waterway - Brazilian complementary aids ppwbc Paraguay

Non-specific Systems

System seamark:buoy_lateral:system

seamark:beacon_lateral:system

Definition
No system none Navigational aids do not conform to any defined system.
Other system other Navigational aids conform to a defined system other than International Association of Lighthouse Authorities (IALA).

References

Seamark Tag Values
Seamark Objects
Seamark Attributes
INT-1 Cross Reference