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11 May 2016: Rule Change Proposal 1 (2016) to Common Structural Rules (CSR) for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers 1st January 2015 Issue are released in draft form for Industry review and comment by 30 July 2016

11 Feb 2016: Corrigenda 1 to CSR 01 January 2015 has been released by IACS.

20 May 2015: Q&A and Common Interpretations on 1. Bulk Carrier CSR has been updated by IACS.

20 May 2015: Q&A and Common Interpretations on 2. Oil Tanker CSR has been updated by IACS.

25 Mar 2015: Common Structural Rules (CSR BC & OT) for 2015 PDF version have been released by IACS.

12 Jan 2015: Revised TB Reports for CSR BC & OT have been released by IACS.

05 Jan 2015: RCN1 and URCN1 for CSR 01 Jan 2014 have been released by IACS.

By IACS CSR Secretariat.

  





15. CSR for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers

These Rules were adopted on 18th December 2013. They will enter into force on 1st July 2015 and supersede the following Rules:

• Common Structural Rules for Double Hull Oil Tankers, July 2012
• Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers, July 2012

These Common Structural Rules consist of two parts. Part One provides requirements common to both Double Hull Oil Tankers and Bulk Carriers and Part Two provides additional requirements applied to either Double Hull Oil Tankers or Bulk Carriers.

Industry comment may be given via e-mail to csr@iacs.org.uk. Industry comments and IACS replies will be summarised and posted on the IACS Knowledge Centre (KC) that may be accessed at the following link: http://iacs-csrkc.org.uk.

Consequence Assessment (CA) report providing a general comparison of the CSR (January 2014 release) to the existing CSR for Bulk Carriers and CSR for Oil Tankers are given below.

Latest revisions

1. Common Structural Rules - 1st January 2014 Issue

CSR effective on 1 July 2015.
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2. CA Report - General Summary (updated June 2014)

CA Report for CSR 01 Jan 2014.
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3. Individual CA Reports for various BC and OT ships (updated June 2014)

Please click on the following link to download the reports.
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4. Full Revision History for CSR BC & OT

Revision history table, updated 11 Feb 2016.
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5. Rule Change Notice 1 to CSR 01 JAN 2014 version

RCN1 to 01 January 2014. Effective date 01 July 2015.
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6. Urgent Rule Change Notice 1 to CSR 01 JAN 2014 version

URCN1 to 01 January 2014. Effective date 01 July 2015.
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7. Common Structural Rules - 1st January 2015 Issue

CSR effective on 1 July 2015.
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8. Corrigenda 1 to CSR 01 JAN 2015 version

Corrigenda 1 to CSR 01 January 2015. Effective date 1 July 2015.
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9. Draft Rule Change Proposal 1 to CSR 1st January 2015

Draft RCP 1 to 1st January 2015 for Industry review and comment.
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