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Structural rules for container ships
These Rules apply to double bottom ships of double or single side skin construction, intended to carry
containers in holds or on decks.
Unless otherwise specified, these rules apply to units for which the date of contract for construction is
on or after October 1 st, 2018.
This issue of Structural Rules for Container Ships consists of the following documents:
Structural Rules for Container Ships
Check the Main Changes in the structural rules for container ships, edition October 2018.
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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.