boundaries of the passage through
the Sv. Ana Strait to Šibenik port are:
- from the
outside - the line linking the light on cape
Jadrija with the light on Ročni shoal;
the inside - the line linking the light on Paklena
shoal with cape Martinska
2. A ship over 50 GT and every ship with tow
(regardless of the size and power of the towboat
and the boat that is being towed) can sail through
the strait only if the
Center for Supervision
and Management gives an approval for the navigation
through the strait and a light signal that the
ship can sail through the strait.
3. A ship over 20.000
DWT can sail through the
strait only with the help of two
a ship over 10.000 DWT can sail through the strait
only with the
help of one towboat
4. A ship that has to ask for permission to
sail into the strait can do that via
- entering Šibenik port - 10 minutes
before the ship comes in front of the passage
- leaving Šibenik
port - 10 minutes before loosening the last tie;
- a ship that
sails from a dock or some other place in the strait,
also has to ask for permission, via VHF channel
71, to continue sailing.
a ship has an accident while
sailing through the strait and as a result
cannot continue sailing, it has to notify
the Center, which will in turn notify the
Harbour Authority of Šibenik in order for
them to take actions and/or give corresponding
6. The Center indicates that the ship
can or cannot sail through the strait by giving a light
signal in the following way:
- navigation through
the strait is allowed day and night: a green
light is constantly on at both sides of the entrance
to the strait: from outside - on the signal house
of the Center of the Jadrija building and from
inside on cape Burnji Turan;
is prohibited day and night: a red light is constantly
on at the aforementioned
7. The lights cover an angle of 100° from both
sides of the entrance to the strait.
When a ship
is passing sideways of the lights, they cannot
be seen in the strait
and in that case the ship
uses current lights of nautical signalization.
range of signal lights is
approximately 1 M with double safety system
power-supply from the power grid and from
battery, i.e. generator.
9. Navigation through the strait is also considered
prohibited when the lights are off.
order of ships passing, i.e.
sailing through the strait is based on the
time when they
asked for permission to sail. Croatian warships
have the advantage in the
order of sailing,
as well as the ships that are doing regular
routes with an announced
order of sailing.
11. A ship
waiting for permission to
sail through the strait cannot interfere
with the navigation of the ship that is entering
or leaving the strait.
12. While sailing though the strait, the ship
cannot sail with the speed higher
than 10 knots.
boats can fish in the strait
and its access passages only if their lights
are shaded and if they are not interfering
with the navigation of ships. If a fishing
boat is interfering with navigation and decreasing
the visibility of another ship in the strait
with its lights,
it has to move out of the way or turn off the fishing lights after
a long sound signal.
is forbidden in the strait
and in front of the outside entrance to the
strait, on the area limited by:
passing through the lights of Sv. Nikola
- the meridian passing through the
light of Sv. Nikola
- the meridian touching the
extreme east point of the coast of the island
of Lupac .