That part of a river, harbour and so on, where the main navigable channel for vessels of larger size lies. It is also the usual course followed by vessels entering or leaving harbours, called “ship channel”. A fairway system is an aggregation of connected fairway features making up a complex fairway system.
S-101 Baseline Data Classification and Encoding Guide, version 0.0.2
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International Maritime Dictionary
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A fairway system is composed of two or more Fairway features that comprise a complex fairway routeing system, for instance a long fairway comprising several bends. To define the complete fairway system, the Fairway features must be collected using the named aggregation feature Fairway System.
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Required to populate the name and periodicity of a complete fairway system.
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