CCS GUIDELINES FOR HULL STRUCTURE OF DOUBLE SKIN BULK CARRIERS
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The Guidance Notes issued by the China Register to address the hull structure of bulk carriers featuring double side skin. The requirements contained in this document shall apply to the bulk carries mentioned above and having a length of ninety meters or more with the machinery space located aft, strength decks framed longitudinally and having double bottom.
The main purpose of application of the present Guidelines is to properly determine the structural arrangements as well as the scantlings of the structural members of the cargo hold spaces. The introductory chapter of the volume provides info n the class notations, vessel arrangement, documents and plans, structural details, fatigue assessment, direct strength calculations etc.
The main content of the Guidelines is arranged in the next ten chapters addressing the materials, protection, longitudinal strength including loading manual/instrument, hopper tanks including longitudinals and sloping plating, transverse members and both watertight and non-watertight bulkheads, description and technical features of the double side skin hull construction, topside tanks, watertight bulkheads and bottom structures, hatch cover scantlings, design loading conditions, etc. Typical structural details are provided in the appendix for reference.
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