ASTM International - ASTM F1338-91(1996)
Standard Guide for Main Propulsion Medium Speed Marine Diesel Engines Covering Performance and Minimum Scope of Assembly
|Publication Date:||10 November 1996|
1.1 This guide covers performance and minimum scope of assembly of all medium speed marine diesel engines intended for main propulsion of single or multiple screw propelled marine vessels or for vessels using other than screw propeller type main propulsion.
1.2 This guide is intended to supplement the regulations of legally constituted regulating authorities. In the event of any conflict, which may become apparent after publication of this guide, with such legally constituted regulations, the latter shall take precedence, as may be applicable within the jurisdiction of such authorities and specific to each case, unless such latter regulations are formally waived by proper cognizant authority.
1.3 This guide is not intended to relieve the purchaser of the obligation fully to advise the engine builder of all of the purchaser's unique operational considerations in order to allow those considerations to be satisfied.