restricted waters

restricted waters

[ri′strik·təd ′wȯd·ərz]
(navigation)
Areas which for navigational reasons, such as the presence of shoals or other dangers, confine the movements of shipping within narrow limits.
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Every year since 1979, the US military has made a practice of operating in or over waters that the United States, and most of the world, considers to be international waters, but which are claimed by other countries as national waters or restricted waters.
CPM15-2 reached consensus on the way to address many of the topics on the WRC-15 Agenda, for instance, with the implementation of wireless avionics intra-communications, the use of digital technologies for a more efficient usage of existing frequencies for on-board communications and critical functions of ships in restricted waters or the sustainable availability of the 5 GHz band for feeder-links to non-geostationary orbital (GSO) systems in the mobile-satellite service.
Conversely, rescue teams also saved 37 persons of different ages and nationalities from drowning, while eight drowned at sea while swimming in restricted waters.
The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring lines and fender loads, creating dangerous conditions.
The navy has also sought to know if the system can foul propellers and rudders on small boats entering restricted waters.
They carry out repeated operations in restricted waters, but unlike other offshore units, they are constantly on the move, requiring jack-up operations on average every second day.
An Israeli military spokeswoman said the fisherman was in restricted waters "heading towards Israel".
The navy fired at the three boats because they attempted to enter restricted waters, it said.
camp's restricted waters,'' said a senior Defense Agency official who asked not to be named.
Captain Aaron Fisher, of the Fleet Protection Group Royal Marines, revealed that in restricted waters large warships may have as little as 30 seconds to respond to an attack.
Navy's high profile shipboard force protections systems of the future, expected to be installed on all aircraft carriers and surface combatants to protect against small boat threats in port, restricted waters and littoral zones.
The mammoth size of the warship and limited breadth of the channel make berthing complicated because of restricted waters.