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September 2017


New rules for OSVs and tugs


Bureau Veritas has issued new rules covering offshore service vessels (OSVs) and tugs, including offshore construction and support vessels. The rules, which entered into force on July 1st, 2017, set out technical requirements for a wide range of offshore activities: towing, anchor handling, supply, fire-fighting, oil recovery, cable laying, diving support, lifting, heavy lift transportation, standby and rescue. They also include new class notations for pipe laying and accommodation.