The 2008 IS Code features:
A full updated of the previous IS Code
Criteria based on the best state-of-the-art concepts available at the time they were developed, taking into account sound design and engineering principles and experience gained from operating ships
Inlfuences on intact stability such as the dead ship condition , wind on ships with large windage area, rolling characteristics and severe seas.
This publication also presents Explanatory Notes to the 2008 IS Code, intended to provide Administrations and the shipping industry with specific guidance to assist in the uniform interpretation and application of the intact stability requirements of the 2008 IS Code.
The 2008 IS Code should be of interest to maritime administrations, ship manufacturers, shipping companies, education institutes and others concerned with stability criteria.
IMO Code: IB874E