NI590 Rudders in composite materials

This Guidance Note defines a methodology to assess scantling of rudders (rudder stock, rudder blade and flap, rudder trunk and rudder horn) built in composite materials and the requirements for the manufacture inspections and tests for rudders.

Reference Title Edition

NI590 R01

Rudders in composite materials

Mar 2023

check relAted documents:
  • NR546 Hull in composite, plywood and high density polyethylene materials
  • NR467 Rules for the classification of steel ships
  • NI663 Propeller in composite materials

Check other Bureau Veritas rules and guidelines.