Classification requirements

Ship classification in line with industry demand

In shipbuilding, classification societies use their own technical rules and regulations as the basis for assessing whether the ship and its technical equipment, such as the engines and their components, are suitably safe.

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Database for researching class requirements

30.10.2013 The VDMA has set itself the goal of introducing transparency into the catalogue of requirements established by the classification societies and ensuring that its member companies can access the current rules.

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Emission legislation

Focus on reducing emissions

31.10.2013 There has been a huge increase in the outlay involved in complying with the emission limit values for the engine industry and manufacturers of engine-powered machinery and systems.

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Standardisation