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New RS Expert Group Adds Services for Shipowners

August 20, 2013

Classification society Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) said it has established an expert group for rendering technical documentation services for seagoing ships in operation. 

The new group is responsible for the development and review of the documents related to determination of permissible scantlings of hull structure members according to the RS Rules; check of the ship's hull compliance with the RS Rules; enhanced survey program of hull structures in compliance with the IACS Unified Requirements (Z10.1, Z10.2, Z10.3, Z10.4, Z10.5, IMO Resolution 744(18), as amended) and assessment of ships stability according to the RS Rules when accepting the ships into the RS class.

By virtue of the expert group establishment, since August, 2013 the shipowners have an opportunity to order development or review of the above documents directly at RS.

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