NR546 Hull in Composite Materials and Plywood, Material Approval, Design Principles, Construction and Survey

This Rule Note provides requirements applicable to ships having their hull and superstructure totally or partly made of composite materials or plywood.

Reference Title Date

NR546 R03

Hull in composite materials and plywood, material approval, design principles, construction and survey

Oct 2021

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check related documents:
  • NR600 Hull structure and arrangement for the classification of cargo ships less than 65 m and non-cargo ships less than 90 m
  • NR500 Rules for the classification and the certification of yachts
  • NR217 Rules for the classification of inland navigation vessels

Check other Bureau Veritas rules and guidelines.