NR445 Rules for the classification of offshore units

BV Rules for the classification of offshore units give the requirements for the assignment and the maintenance of classification for offshore units, such as surface units, semi-submersible units, self-elevating units, SPAR, TLP, buoys, etc. They are applicable to floating units only.

NR445 A1 R07Part A - Classification and SurveysJan 2024
NR445 B1 R06Part B - Structural SafetyJan 2024
NR445 C1 R06Part C - FacilitiesJan 2024
NR445 D1 R08Part D - Services NotationsJan 2024
  • Consolidated file: January 2024 edition
  • List of main changes: January 2024 edition 

    Check other Rules, Rule Notes and Guidance Notes, including documents dedicated to a particular structural type or service of the unit such as:
  • NR542 Classification of floating gas units
  • NR569 Classification for drilling ships
  • NI572 Classification and certification of floating offshore wind turbines
  • NR494 Rules for the classification of offshore loading and offloading buoys
  • NR571 Classification of column stabilized units
  • NR578 Rules for the classification of tension leg platforms 
  • NR534  Rules for the classification of self-elevating units - jack-ups and liftboats

Note: Bureau Veritas may at any time issue corrigenda for any published Rules or Guidance Notes to address errors in the printed and/or electronic editions.


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