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DNV - Gas Fueled Ship Installations, Additional Class for New Buildings Special Equipment and Systems

21-Nov-2014

Source: DNV

Date: January 2014

Pages: 44

Source: Det Norske Veritas

Summary:

Document outlines general requirements for the arrangement and installation of machinery for propulsion and auxiliary purposes that uses gas as a fuel.  The scope of the rule and the application guidance notes are included.  The classification and other definitions are provided and an outline of what certification encompasses.  Onboard documentation requirements are also discussed.

The document also has a section related to the general materials that are to be used in construction, the arrangement and system design, fire safety, and the control, monitoring and safety control.  The last two sections cover the compressors and the gas engine design as well as how to test the manufacture and workmanship.