Tag: <span>Guidelines</span>

ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels
Post

ABS publishes guide to ammonia-fuelled vessels

As the potential of ammonia to contribute to shipping’s decarbonisation objectives is increasingly recognised, ABS has moved to support its adoption with publication of guidance for the design and construction of ammonia-fueled vessels. The ABS Guide for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels sets out Classification design criteria for the arrangements, construction, installation and survey of machinery, equipment and...

ClassNK publishes guidelines for ships using alternative fuels
Post

ClassNK publishes guidelines for ships using alternative fuels

ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels” including updates on the safety requirements for ships using ammonia as fuel. Ammonia has captured attention as a zero carbon fuel. Appropriate safety measures are required for ammonia as it is toxic to humans and corrosive to materials, while specific international standards for the use...

BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers
Post

BV issues guidelines for the carriage of containers in bulkers

Bureau Veritas (BV) has developed a formalised approach to support the safe carriage of containers in bulk carriers. BV’s Guidance for Studying and Preparing a Bulk Carrier for the Carriage of Containers provides operators with pathways based on analysis and a thorough understanding of safety, regulatory and operational requirements. The guidance was developed by technical...

ClassNK releases guidelines for 3D printing
Post

ClassNK releases guidelines for 3D printing

ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) that summarise the approval requirements for metallic marine equipment by additive manufacturing technology as part of its effort to meet the industry’s demand for a third-party certification for marine equipment manufactured with an advanced technology. Additive manufacturing technology is a method for manufacturing by laminating...

SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance
Post

SGMF advances LNG safety standards with new guidance

The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has published two new guidelines to improve the safety of LNG-fuelled ships. The documents are intended to assist greater standardisation in crew competency and vessel design. SGMF’s ‘Operation of ships with Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) – competency and assessment guidelines’ defines the skills required for any...

OneOcean acquires further voyage planning capability
Post

OneOcean acquires further voyage planning capability

OneOcean has acquired Shipping Guides, the pre-eminent provider of data and information on ports globally. The Guide to Port Entry intelligence will be integrated into the OneOcean platforms, further enhancing OneOcean’s voyage planning capability. Guide to Port Entry data has been built up over the last 50 years and is globally recognised for its static...

ABS publishes guidance on fuel cell design and construction
Post

ABS publishes guidance on fuel cell design and construction

ABS published its Guide for Fuel Cell Power Systems for Marine and Offshore Applications to support the design, evaluation, and construction of fuel cell systems on vessels and offshore assets. The Guide, which covers all fuel cell types, focuses on the use of fuel cell systems and arrangements for propulsion and auxiliary systems both in...

Joint Industry Guidance on 0.5 per cent sulphur fuels published
Post

Joint Industry Guidance on 0.5 per cent sulphur fuels published

A new Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.5 per cent sulphur marine fuel has been published to provide stakeholders across the marine fuels and shipping industries with guidance on these low-sulphur fuel blends. Developed by CIMAC, IPIECA, and IBIA among other organisations, the publication presents the specific safety and operational issues...

ClassNK publishes 2nd edition Guidelines for LGCs
Post

ClassNK publishes 2nd edition Guidelines for LGCs

ClassNK has released a second edition of its Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures (LGCs) – Independent Prismatic Tanks. The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of liquefied gas carriers by using direct calculation. The Guidelines take into account the complex interaction of loads between hull structures and cargo...

ClassNK releases guidelines on liquefied gas carrier structures
Post

ClassNK releases guidelines on liquefied gas carrier structures

ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks. The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of liquefied gas carriers by using direct calculation. There are two components of the Guidelines that specify the design loads dominant for structure, strength analysis methods and corrosion...