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buoyage

[′bȯi·ij]
(navigation)
A system of buoys; for example, one in which the buoys are assigned shape, color, and number distinction in accordance with location relative to the nearest obstruction is called a cardinal buoyage system.
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He added: "During the first quarter we launched a series of leading marine initiatives, like the maritime buoyage system and creating a safe and integrated marine environment, to enhance Dubai's reputation as a premier maritime hub.
The maritime buoyage system is based on organising maritime activities in beaches by allocating the first 50 to 100 meters of coastal waters for general swimming and the next 100 meters for light marine vessels which are less than 5 meters in length, and the next 100 meters considered as a buffer zone.