ISO DIS 6218
Inland navigation vessels - Manually- and power operated coupling devices for rope connections of pushing units and coupled vessels - Safety requirements and main dimensions
|Publication Date:||29 June 2018|
|ICS Code (Inland navigation vessels):||47.060|
This document specifies dimensions and safety requirements for manually operated and poweroperated coupling devices used for assembling inland navigation vessels as a push tow or vessels coupled alongside by means of rope connections. The coupling device secures the stable positioning of the coupled vessels.
Requirements for the safety to protect operators from accidents during the creation, operation, and separation of the rope connections of push tows and vessels coupled alongside are contained in this document.
It also gives rules for designation and testing.