NR600 Hull structure and arrangement for the classification of cargo ships less than 65 m and non cargo ships less than 90 m

This Rule Note contains the requirements for the determination of the hull scantlings and structure arrangement applicable to cargo ships with length less than 65 m and non-cargo ships with length less than 90 m, built in steel, aluminum, or composite materials. For the purpose of NR600, cargo ships are defines as ships carrying cargoes, having a dead weight greater than 30% of the total displacement, fitted with cargo holds, tanks and ballast tanks and a value of the block coefficient greater than 0,75.

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NR600 R03

Hull structure and arrangement for the classification of cargo ships less than 65 m and non-cargo ships less than 90 m

Nov 2018

Main changes in NR600, edition November 2018.

check related documents:
  • NR467 Rules for the classification of steel ships
  • NR546 Hull in composite materials and plywood, material approval, design principles, construction and survey
  • NR561 Hull in aluminium alloys, design principles, construction and survey

Check other Bureau Veritas rules and guidelines.

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