In the past few years the American Bureau of Shipping has embarked on a process of renewal and has re-dedicated itself to the enhancement of marine safety; in particular the use of advanced technology to achieve this. This article focuses on the background to the development of the new criteria, continuing with a description of the critical areas identified of a bulk carrier's structure and the dominant modes of failure to be addressed.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Maritime Transport Intl 1995. Publ by Sterling Publications Ltd, London, UK, p 45 [4 p, 2 fig]
  • Authors:
    • Jones, D D
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00718165
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM