Bulk Carriers – Guidelines for Surveys, Assessment and Repair of Hull Structures (IACS Rec 76)

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November 2017


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Bulk Carriers – Guidelines for Surveys, Assessment and Repair of Hull Structures (IACS Rec 76)

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Updated to reflect IACS Rec 76, this book by The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) provides guidelines for the surveyors of IACS Member Societies, and other interested parties involved in the survey, assessment and repair of hull structures for Bulk Carriers.

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These guidelines focus on IACS Member Societies' survey preparation guidelines. This book shows examples of structural deterioration and damage related to each structural area, demonstrating what to be aware of as well as possible causes and repair methods. The book will also be of use for the inspection/examination schemes of other regulatory bodies, owners and operators. This book provides guidelines for a bulk carrier type ship which is constructed with a single deck, single skin, double bottom, hopper side tanks and topside tanks in cargo spaces, and is intended primarily to carry dry cargo, including ore, in bulk.

This manual gives guidelines for a bulk carrier type ship which is constructed with a single deck, single skin, double bottom, hopper side tanks and topside tanks in cargo spaces, and is intended primarily to carry dry cargo, including ore, in bulk.

Dedicated to safe ships and clean seas, IACS makes a unique contribution to maritime safety and regulation through technical support, compliance verification and research and development. More than 90% of the world's cargo carrying tonnage is covered by the classification design, construction and through-life compliance rules and standards set by the twelve Member Societies of IACS.

IACS is a not for profit membership organisation of classification societies that establish minimum technical standards and requirements that address maritime safety and environmental protection and ensures their consistent application.  It carries out this responsibility through its panels, expert groups and project teams and provides a Quality System Certification Scheme (QSCS) that its Members comply with, as an assurance of professional integrity and maintenance of high professional standards.  IACS is recognized as the principal technical advisor of IMO.

Title: Bulk Carriers – Guidelines for Surveys, Assessment and Repair of Hull Structures (IACS Rec 76)
Product Code: WS1551K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-748-2 (9781856097482), ISBN 10: 1-85609-748-X (185609748X)
Published Date: November 2017
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 300 mm
Book Width: 210 mm
Book Spine: 10 mm
Weight: 1.10 kg
Author: IACS

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