Bulk Carrier Construction - Australian Government

Service summary

A bulk carrier that is a regulated Australian vessel must comply with requirements mentioned in the following sections of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) Unified Requirements UR S:

  • UR S17 Longitudinal strength of hull girder in flooded condition for bulk carriers;
  • UR S20 Evaluation of allowable hold loading for bulk carriers considering hold flooding; and
  • UR S18 Evaluation of scantlings of corrugated transverse watertight bulkheads in bulk carriers considering hold flooding.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ship Safety Division

Act(s) name

Navigation Act 2012 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Marine Order 35 2014 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries
Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Ship Safety Division

Operating address:
82 Northbourne Avenue
Braddon
Australian Capital Territory 2612
Mailing address:
GPO Box 2181
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 62795000

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