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March 2002

Bulk Carriers: Guidelines for Surveys, Assessment and Repair of Hull Structures, 2nd Edition

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These guidelines focus on IACS Member Societies' survey procedures. It will also be useful to the inspection/examination schemes of other regulatory bodies, owners and operators. An important feature is the section illustrating examples of structural deterioration and damage related to each structural area showing what to look for, possible causes and recommends repair methods.

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These guidelines focus on the IACS Member Societies' survey procedures. They are also useful to the inspection/examination schemes of other regulatory bodies, owners and operators. An important feature of this book is the section providing examples of structural deterioration and damage relating to each structural area and showing what to look for, possible causes and recommended repair methods.

1 Introduction


2 Class Survey Requirements

2.1 General
2.2 Annual Surveys
2.3 Intermediate Surveys
2.4 Special Surveys
2.5 Drydocking (Bottom) Surveys
2.6 Damage and Repair Surveys


3 Technical Background for Surveys
3.1 General
3.2 Definitions
3.3 Structural Damages and Deterioration
3.4 Structural Detail Failures and Repairs
3.5 IACS Early Warning Scheme (EWS) for Reporting of Significant Damage


4 Survey Planning, Preparation and Execution
4.1 General
4.2 Survey Programme
4.3 Principles for Planning Document
4.4 Conditions for Survey
4.5 Access Arrangement and Safety
4.6 Personal Equipment
4.7 Thickness Measurement and Fracture Detection
4.8 Survey at Sea or at Anchorage
4.9 Documentation Onboard


5 Structural Detail Failures and Repairs
5.1 General
5.2 Catalogue of Structural Detail Failures and Repairs


Part 1 Cargo Hold Region
Area 1 Deck Structure
Area 2 Topside Tank Structure
Area 3 Cargo Hold Side Structure
Area 4 Transverse Bulkheads Including Stool Structure
Area 5 Double Bottom Including Hopper Tank Structure


Part 2 Fore and Aft End Regions
Area 1 Fore End Structure
Area 2 Aft End Structure
Area 3 Stern Frame, Rudder Arrangement and Propeller Shaft Support


Part 3 Machinery and AccommodationSpaces
Area 1 Engine Room Structure
Area 2 Accommodation Structure

Title: Bulk Carriers: Guidelines for Surveys, Assessment and Repair of Hull Structures, 2nd Edition
Number of Volumes: 1
Edition: First
Number of Pages: 206
Product Code: 4400W003
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-223-4 (9781856092234), ISBN 10: 1-85609-223-2 (1856092232)
Published Date: March 2002
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 180 mm
Weight: 0.60 kg

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