Rules on materials and welding

Rules on materials and welding for the classification of marine units

These Rules are applicable to the manufacture, inspection and certification of rolled products, tubes, forgings, castings, anchors, chain cables, welding consumables and various components used for the construction of marine units to be classed with Bureau Veritas in accordance with the applicable Classification Rules for the concerned unit.

Unless otherwise specified, these Rules apply to units for which the date of the contract for construction is on or after January 1st, 2018.

BV Rules on Materials and Welding for the Classification of Marine Units consist of the following document:

Reference Title Edition

Rules on Materials & Welding for the Classification of Marine Units

Jan 2018

Other Bureau Veritas technical documents are available for free download through the Full list of Bureau Veritas Rules, Rule Notes and Guidance Notes, including documents dedicated to materials and welding such as:

  •   Approval of the manufacturing process of metallic materials 

  •   Approval testing of welders

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.