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.