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ABS - 191

GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS

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Organization: ABS
Publication Date: 1 April 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 94
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Introduction

The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support vessels. These requirements are to be used in conjunction with Part 4 of the ABS Rules for Building and Classing Marine Vessels (Marine Vessel Rules), Parts 4, 6, and 7 of the ABS Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Units (MOU Rules) and the ABS Rules for Survey After Construction (Part 7). The requirements in the following sections are particularly relevant.

ABS Rules for Building and Classing Marine Vessels

i) Diesel Engines - Section 4-2-1

ii) Gas Turbines - Section 4-2-3

iii) Electric Motors and Motor Controllers - Section 4-8-3

iv) Gears - Section 4-3-1

v) Shafting - Section 4-3-2

vi) Propellers - Section 4-3-3

vii) Piping System - Chapter 4-6

viii) Thrusters and DP Systems - Section 4-3-5

ix) Control Equipment and Systems - Section 4-9-9

ABS Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Units

i) Pumps and Piping Systems - Section 4-2-3

ii) Electrical Installation - Chapter 4-3

iii) Rules for Equipment and Machinery Certification - Part 6

iv) Survey After Construction - Chapter 7-2

ABS Rules for Survey After Construction

i) Machinery Surveys - Chapter 7-6

ii) Shipboard Automatic and Remote-control Systems - Chapter 7-8

iii) Survey Requirements for Additional Systems and Services - Chapter 7-9

Document History

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April 1, 2020
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
Introduction The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support vessels. These...
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November 1, 2019
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
Introduction The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support vessels. These...
February 22, 2016
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November 1, 2013
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
Introduction The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support vessels. These...
191
December 1, 2012
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
Introduction The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support vessels. These...

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