DNV—GL — CRAFT
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The purpose of the present DNV GL standard is to describe the certification service which is provided by this classification society for the small craft industry. It is dealing mainly with the commercial craft; however, the recreational craft not falling under the scope of relevant EU Directives are also addressed. The certification process is intended to provide the acceptable safety level for the boats of different types. applications and design limitations.
Both safety and technical standards are treated as adequate for the commercial crafts with the lengths varying from six to twenty-four meters and moving with a maximum speed not exceeding forty-five knots. Special consideration shall be applied for the crafts having the length or max speed outside the limits indicated above.
This standard book starts with the introduction to the certification process followed by the chapters dealing with the certification systematics, established procedures that shall be followed, testing and sea trial. arrangement and safety of the personnel on board, watertight and weathertight integrity and stability of the craft, FRP materials and thermoplastics, general requirements to the materials, material properties presented in a data table, design loads and principles, structural design and many other important topics.
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