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ABS - 191

GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS

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Organization: ABS
Publication Date: 1 December 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 80
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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 Steel Vessels (Steel Vessel Rules), Parts 4, 6, and 7 of the ABS Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU 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 Steel 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 - 4-3-5/3 and 4-3-5/5

ix) Control Equipment and Systems - Section 4-9-7

ABS Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units

i) Pumps and Piping Systems - Chapter 4-2

ii) Electrical Installation - Chapter 4-3

iii) Rules for Equipment and Machinery Certification - Part 6

iv) Survey After Construction - Chapter 7-1

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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October 1, 2021
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
Introduction (1 March 2021) The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support...
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March 1, 2021
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
Introduction (1 March 2021) The requirements contained in this Guide are for dynamic positioning systems for ships, mobile offshore drilling units, mobile offshore units and offshore support...
191
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...
191
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
GUIDE FOR DYNAMIC POSITIONING SYSTEMS
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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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