ClassNK releases 2016 Steel Ship Guidelines
ClassNK has released printed versions of its 2016 Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.
ClassNK,the world leader in maritime standards, regularly reviews and revises its technical rules and guidance in order to ensure that they are relevant and up-to-date.
The 2016 edition contains requirement amendments made between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015 related to: Structural strength of container carriers; fire safety measures for vehicle carriers; welding procedures; material factors of rolled stainless steel and stainless clad steel plates; propeller shaft and stern tube shaft surveys and condition monitoring systems.
They also cover the means of escape from machinery control rooms and main workshops; the scope of application of fire-resistant cables; and the installation positions of fixed hydrocarbon gas detection systems.
Printed versions are available from: www.classnk.com/hp/en/publications/pub_top.html.