Goal-based standards : — A new approach to the international regulation of ship construction

The development of goal-based new ship construction standards is a new subject matter of high importance for IMO which has been included in the Organization’s strategic and long-term work plans and also in the work programme of its Maritime Safety Committee. This paper briefly describes the meaning of “goal-based” regulation in general and looks at its application to ship construction. The on-going work at IMO is presented, results achieved to date are explained and an outlook is given regarding the work still to be carried out.


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  • Accession Number: 01609283
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 16 2016 9:17AM