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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.