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List of - Characters of Classification and - Notations with - Explanations and - Underlying

List of

- Characters of Classification and

- Notations

with - Explanations and - Underlying Rules

Hamburg, Februar 2008

Table of Contents

Note: All Characters of Classification and all Notations are linked via a single mouse-click with the corresponding brief description.

Character of Classification, Notation

Page

………………………………….….…. 12

29

(Navy) ……………………………… 37

…………………………………….…

(Inland Navigation Vessel)

……

12

(Inland Navigation Vessel)…………. 29

(Navy) ……………………………… 37

………………………………………

12

(Inland Navigation Vessel)………

29

………………………………….….…. 12

(Navy) ……………………………

37

…………………………………………

13

(Navy) ……………………………… 37

…………………………………… (Navy) ………………………

……… 100A5 ……………………………… MC Y (-) ………………………………………

13

37

35

35

30

….

…………………………………

12

29

100Np …………………………………… 37 1R ………………………………………. 32 2R ………………………………………. 33

12

80A2 ………………………………….…. 12

12

I, II, III, IV, V (Range of service)…… 35

90A3 ……………………………………

70A1 ……………………………………

100A5 ………………………………… 100Ap …………………………………

AC1 ……………………………………

39

ACS ……………………………….……

39

ACTIVE ESCORT TUG ………….…. 19

32

ADNR …………………………………… 32 AHTS ………………………………….… 24

ADN ……………………………………

AIP-xxx (Navy) ………………………

43

AIRCRAFT CARRIER ………………

38

AL ………………………………………

31

ALUMINIUM ………………………….… 24 ALUMINIUM (Navy)………………….… 40 A-MC ………………………………….… 12

a-mc ……………………………

12

38

ARC1 to ARC4 (Hull) ….………….…… 15

ARC1 to ARC4 (Machinery) ….……… 26

AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE SHIP

ASPHALT TANKER …………

17

….…… AUT ……………………………………

25

AUT-N ……………………………….…

41

AUT-nh

………………………………….

26

AUT-Nnh

………………………………

41

AUT-Z

…………………………………

26

AUX-NHH

…………………………………

39

AUX-NM

…………………………………

42

BARGE …………………………………. 20

BC / OIL TANKER

BC-A ……………………………………. 16 BC-B ……………………………………. 15 BC-C ………………………………….… 15 BULK CARRIER ………………………. 15 BWM ……………………………………. 25

18

…………

…………

C

………………………………………….

31

C1D21 …………………………………

13

CA ………………………………………. 28

28

19

CATAMARAN …………………………. 38

CHARTER SAILING / MOTOR YACHT 36

20

CHEMICAL TANKER ……………….… 17

CHEMICAL TANKER-TYPE 1 ………. 18 CNG CARRIER ………………………. 17 CMCA …………………………………… 22 CM-PS …………………………………… 27

38

23

CHEMICAL RECOVERY VESSEL

CA

CAR FERRY …………………….…… Cargo vessel ………………………

30

mob

…………………………………

CoC ………………………………….… COLL1 to COLL6 …………………

CONTAINER SHIP ……………………. 15

30

CORVETTE ………………………….…. 38

Container vessel …………….………

CRS ………………………………

…….

13

CRS

………………………………

13

CRUISER

………………………………….

38

CSR

(Bulk Carrier) …………………… 16

CSR

(Oil Tanker)

……………………

17

CTC

………………………………………

16

CTCOAT

…………………………………

16

Damage stability ……………………… 32

DBC ……………………………………

 

21

DEG ……………………………………

44

DESTROYER ………………………

38

DG ………………………………………

21

DG

(HSC Code 7.17)

…………………

21

DG (Inland Navigation Vessel) …

….

33

DGD …………………………………

….

34

DGL ……………………………….….…. 34

DI ………………………………………

44

Double hull ……………………………

31

DP1 to DP3 ……………………………… 23

DP1 to DP3 (Navy)……………………

42

DP

= x kPa

………………………

….…

33

DREDGER ……………………………

20

Dredger ……………………………

30

E

(Hull)

…………………………………

14

E

(Machinery)

…………………………

26

E

(Hull, Navy) ……………………….… 41

E

(Machinery, Navy) …………………. 42

E01 to E04

(Hull) ……………….…

14

E01 to E04

(Machinery) ………

…….

26

E1

to E4

(Hull)

……………………

14

E1

to E4

(Machinery)

………………

26

EC

………………………………………

 

24

EDIBLE OIL TANKER ………………… 17

EF

26

23

23

EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF CARS 19 EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF

………………. EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF CONTAINERS EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF RO-RO CARGO

14

EF (Machinery) ……………………… ENVIRONMENTAL PASSPORT …… EP

(Hull)

…………………………

………………………………………

CHEMICALS IN BULK

18

15

15

33

33

24

25

41

23

25

28

39

43

…………………….….

…………………… Equipped for transport of containers

Equipped for transport of wheeled vehicles EQUIPPED WITH BOW RUDDER ERS

ERS

ESP

EXP

EXP (Machinery) ………………….…

EXP

EXP

………………

…………………………….…

……………………………………

(Navy)………………………………

………………………………………

(Hull)

………

(Hull, Navy)

…………………… (Machinery, Navy)

……………

FC-xxx ………………………………… FC-xxx (Navy) ……………………… Ferry ………………………………… Fire ……………………………………

FF1 to FF3 ……………………………… 26 FF1/2 ………………………………….… 26 FF1/3 ……………………………………. 26

27

44

33

33

FISHING VESSEL FISHING VESSEL

Flash point > 60 °C ……………………. 34

19

(6 to 24 m in length) 36

…………………

FLOATING CRANE ……………….…

……

….

20

FLOATING DOCK ……………………

21

FO ………………………………………

43

FRIGATE …………………………

38

FRUIT JUICE CARRIER …………

17

FRP ……………………………………

24

FRP (Navy) …………………………… 40

23

GRAB[X] …….………………………… 16 Grabloading ……………………………. 33

15

G …………………………………

GENERAL CARGO SHIP ………

……

……………….

HC(2/3)

……………………….

HIGHER STRENGTH HULL

….

HIGHER STRENGTH HULL

…. {holds a, b, … may be empty} …… HLP ……………………………………… HOPPER BARGE …………….……… Hopper barge ………………………… Hopper dredger ……………………… Hopper suction dredger ……………

HS ………………………………………

HATCHCOVERLESS

15

23

23

33

24

40

16

25

21

……………………………….…

…………………

…………

(Navy)…

HC(hc pass /hc crew ) Heavy cargo [ … ]

STRUCTURAL STEEL

STRUCTURAL STEEL

30

30

30

32

HSC ………………………………….… HSC-CARGO ………………………… HSC-N ………………………………… HSC-PASSENGER A ……………….… HSC-PASSENGER B …………………. HSDE ……………………………………. HYDROFOIL ……………………………

HYDROFOIL (Navy) ……………….… 38

20

22

22

22

39

22

22

I

………………………………………

 

14

IBV

(Hull)

…………………………

….

15

IBV

(Machinery)

…………………

….

26

Ice

………………………………………

32

ICEBREAKER …………….………

….

20

ICV

(Hull)

………………………………

15

ICV

(Machinery) ……………………… 26

IN

…………………………………………

14

IN(0,6) …………………………………… 29

IN(1,2) …………………………………… 29 IN(2) ……………………………………… 29

Ind

……………………………………

32

INERT

…………………………………

26

INF

……………………………………….

21

Intact stability IW

……………………

…………………………………….….

32

23

IW (Navy) ……………………………

40

K

………………………………………….

14

KAZ

…………………………………

13

kaz ……………………………………

13

LA …………………………………… .…. 43 Laid-up …………………………………. 34 LAID-UP SHIP ……………………… … 28 Launch ……………………………….… 30

17

LIQUIFIED GAS TANKER ……………

LNG

CARRIER

…………………… …… 17

LPG

CARRIER

……………………… …

17

LYDE ……………………………………. 22

M

……………………………………

14

Max. density

…………………………

32

Max. t°

…………………………………

32

{maximum cargo density … t/m³}

.…

16

MC

………………………………….…… 12

MC

(Inland Navigation Vessel)

……

29

MC

(Navy)………………………………

37

RSA (50) ………………………………. 13

mc

………………………………………

12

RSA (SW) ………………………………. 13

mc (Navy)……………………………… 37

RSD ……………………………………

25

MOTOR SAILER …………………….… 35

MINE WAREFARE VESSEL ……

MOTOR YACHT

(< 24 m)……………… 35

38

RSD (F25) ……………………………… 25

RSD (F30) ……………………… RSD (ACM) ……………………

25

25

…….

MOTOR YACHT

(24 m)…….………

22

…… RSD (gFE) ………………………….…

25.

MULTI-PURPOSE DRY CARGO SHIP

15

RSD (Navy) …………………………… 40

RSM ……………………………………

40

NAV-O ………………………………

….

23

NAV-O (Navy) ………………………… 41

S1P72 …………………………………

13

NAV-OC ………………………………

23

SAILING YACHT

(< 24 m)…………… 35

NAV-OC (Navy) ……………………… 41

SAILING YACHT

(24 m)……………

22

NBC ……………………………………

43

SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE ………………… 20

Nonhomload …………………………

33

SFP ……………………………………… 41

{no MP} ………………………………… 16

SHIP LIFT ……………………

………

21

No propulsion …………………………. 32

Single hull ……………………………… 31

 

SOLAS II-2, Reg. 19 …………………

21

OC1

to OC4 ……………………………

22

SOLAS II-2, Reg. 19 (HSC Code 7.17) 21

OIL / PRODUCT TANKER

………

17

SPECIAL MOTOR YACHT …………

35

OIL RECOVERY VESSEL ………….… 20

SPECIAL PURPOSE SHIP ……….…

20

OIL TANKER …………………………

16

SPECIAL SAILING YACHT …………

35

OIL TANKER NOT SUITABLE FOR

Special service ………………………

31

CARGO WITH FLASHPOINT 60 °C 16

Special service/Floating dock ………

31

OPEN TOP ……………………………

15

SPECIAL TANKER ………………….…

17

ORE ……………………………………… 23

SPECIAL YACHT ………………………

22

ORE

CARRIER ………………………

16

Split hopper barge …………………….

31

ORE

CARRIER / OIL TANKER ……… 18

SPM1 to SPM3 ……………………….…

18

ORE

CARRIER / PRODUCT TANKER 18

STAR ……………………………….…… 25

P10D22 …………………………….…

13

STL ……………………………………… 19 STRENGTHENED FOR HEAVY

PASSENGER SHIP …………….……

19

CARGO

……………………………

22

Passenger vessel …………………

30

SUBMARINE (Navy) ………………… 39

PATROL BOAT

………………………

36

SUBMERSIBLE ………………………… 21

PATROL BOAT

(Navy) ……………… 38

SUCTION DREDGER ………………… 21

PC1 to PC7 (Hull) ……………………….

15

26

20

21

30

……………………

 

20

PC1 to PC7 (Machinery) ……………….

SUPPLY VESSEL SUPPLY VESSEL

(Navy) …………… 38

PILOT BOAT …………………………

PONTOON ……………………………

Tanker ………………………………

31

Pontoon ………………………………

TAZ ……………………………………

13

……………………. PRODUCT CARRIER

Pontoon/Crane

30

17

33

TRAINING SAILING/MOTOR YACHT 36

TP

= x kPa

………………………………

……………. PRODUCT TANKER …………………

17

TUG ……………………………………

 

20

Pusher ………………………………

31

Tug ……………………………………… 31

Type C ……………………………….….

34

QUICK FREEZING

…………………….

28

Type G ………………….……………….

34

Type N closed ………………………….

34

RACING YACHT …………………….… 35

Type N open …………………………

34

RAS

……………………………………

43

Type N open - Bilgesboat …………… 34

RC

RCP

………………………………………

x/y

…………………………………

26

28

Type N open with flame arresters …. 34

Type N open - Bunkerboat ………

34

RESCUE VESSEL

20

…………………… RESEARCH VESSEL

…………………

………………………………………

20

27

U

…………………………………………

28

RI

U

(Navy)

……………………………….

43

RIC

…………………………………….…

13

ric

……………………………………

13

VEC

………………………………………

19

RO-RO SHIP

…………………………

19

19

RO-RO SHIP / OIL TANKER ……

W ………………………………………

14

RoRo vessel …………………………

31

27

W

(Inland Navigation Vessels)

……

32

RP1x% to RP3x% ………………………

WASTE CHEMICAL INCINERATOR

…………………………………

18

38

RP1x% to RP3x% (Navy) ………

41

SHIP

RSA

(200)

……………………………

13

WATER JET ……………………………

WINE TANKER

………………………

17

Z

…………………………………………

30

with AIP

Navy)

………………………

43

(Z)

………………………………….……

30

With double bottom

.,………………….

31

Z1D10

……………………………………

39

…………………….

31

Z1D11

……………………………………

39

With double sides with FC

………………………………….

27

Z1D20

……………………………………

39

with FC

(Navy)

………………………

44

Z1D21

……………………………………

39

 

…………………

22

Z1D22

……………………………………

39

with freeboard … m WORK BOAT

……………………….….

36

Z1D33

……………………………………

39

YDE

………………………………………

36

Classification of Seagoing Ships

Characters of Classification

├─ for the Hull:

├─ for the Machinery:

├─ for Survey, Supervision of Construction:

├─ for Subdivision, Damage Stability:

└╴or Special Equipment:

Notations

100A5, 90A3 MC, mc, A- MC, a-mc

7, ;, 6 5, 8, 9

CRS, CRS , RIC, ric, TAZ

├─ for the Hull (Design, Special Dimensioning and/or Equipment)

│ ├─ Restricted Service Area

│ │ └╴Inland Vessels:

│ ├─ Ice Strengthening:

│ ├─ Ship Type/Kind of Cargo Carrried

│ ├─ Passenger Vessels:

│ ├─ Fishing Vessels:

├─ Seagoing Ships:

RSA (200), RSA (50), RSA (SW)

IN, I

E E1, E2, E3, E4, IBV, ICV, PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4, PC5, PC6, PC7

CONTAINER SHIP, HATCHCOVERLESS, EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF CONTAINERS, EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF RO-RO CARGO, GENERAL CARGO SHIP, MULTI-PURPOSE DRY CARGO SHIP, BULK CARRIER, ORE CARRIER, BC-A, BC-B, BC-C, no MP , maximum cargo density … t/m³ , holds a,b, … may be empty , CSR, GRAB[X]

├─ Dry Cargo Vessels:

├─ Tankers for Liquid Cargo, Special Cargoes:

OIL TANKER, OIL TANKER NOT SUITABLE FOR

CARGO WITH FLASHPOINT 60 °C, PRODUCT TANKER, OIL / PRODUCT TANKER, CTCOAT, CSR, CHEMICAL TANKER, CNG CARRIER, LNG CARRIER, LPG CARRIER, ASPHALT TANKER, SPECIAL TANKER, EDIBLE OIL TANKER, WINE TANKER, FRUIT JUICE CARRIER, CHEMICAL TANKER- TYPE 1, EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF CHEMICALS IN BULK, BC / OILTANKER, ORE CARRIER / OIL TANKER, ORE CARRIER / PRODUCT TANKER, SPM1, SPM2, SPM3, STL, VEC

PASSENGER SHIP

RO-RO SHIP, RO-RO SHIP / OIL TANKER, EQUIPPED FOR CARRIAGE OF CARS, CAR FERRY

FISHING VESSEL

ACTIVE ESCORT TUG, BARGE, CHEMICAL RECOVERY VESSEL , DREDGER, FLOATING CRANE, HOPPER

├─ Carriage of motor vehicles:

├─ Special Vessels:

├─

Floating Docks/Ship Lift:

BARGE, HYDROFOIL, ICEBREAKER, OIL RECOVERY VESSEL, PILOT BOAT, PONTOON, RESCUE VESSEL, RESEARCH VESSEL, SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE, SPECIAL PURPOSE SHIP, SUBMERSIBLE, SUCTION DREDGER, SUPPLY VESSEL, TUG

FLOATING DOCK, SHIP LIFT

├─

Carriage of Dangerous Cargoes:

DG, DG (HSC Code 7.17),

HSC-PASSENGER A,

SAILING YACHT, MOTOR YACHT,

STRENGTHENED FOR HEAVY CARGO, G,

COLL6

├─

High Speed Craft:

DBC, INF

└╴Yachts >= 24 m

├─ Special Strengthening:

HSC-PASSENGER B, HSC-CARGO, HSDE, OC1, OC2, OC3, OC4

SPECIAL YACHT, LYDE

COLL1, COLL2, COLL3, COLL4, COLL5,

├─ Enhanced Surveys:

ESP

├─ In-water Survey:

IW

├─ Bridge Design on Seagoing Ships:

NAV-O, NAV-OC

├─ Dynamic Positioning Systems:

DP1, DP2, DP3

├─ Harmony Class:

HC(hc pass /hc crew )

├─ Environmental Standards:

EP

├─ Special Equipment and Systems:

AHTS, EQUIPPED WITH BOW RUDDER, EC

├─ Material:

├─ Novel Designs:

HIGHER STRENGTH HULL STRUCTURAL STEEL, ALUMINIUM, FRP

EXP

├─ for Machinery (Special Equipment)

└╴Special Analysis and Survey Procedures:

RSD, RSD (F25), RSD (F30), RSD (ACM), RSD (gFE), HLP, ERS, BWM

│ ├─ Automation:

│ ├─ Inert Gas System:

│ ├─ Fire Fighting:

│ ├─ Reliquifaction Plants:

│ ├─ Redundant Propulsion and Steering Systems: RP1x%, RP2x%, RP3x%

│ ├─ Condition Monitoring of Propeller Shaft at Stern Tube: CM-PS

AUT, AUT-nh, AUT-Z, RC

INERT

FF1, FF2, FF3, FF1/2, FF1/3

E, E1, E2, E3, E4, IBV, ICV, PC1, PC2, PC3, PC4, PC5, PC6, PC7

RI

├─ Ice Strengthening:

│ ├─

Fuel Cell Systems:

FC-xxx, with FC

│ ├─

Novel Designs:

EXP

└╴Submersibles

U

├─ Special Equipment and Installations

└╴Cargo Refrigerating Installations

└╴ Protection of Refrigerated Cargoes

In Integral Reefer Containers:

└╴ Cargo Vessels:

└╴Laid-up Ships

CA, CA mob

RCP x/y

LAID-UP SHIP

Classification of Inland Navigation Vessels

Characters of Classification

├─ for Hull:

:

100Ap

├─ for Machinery:

├─ for Class Period p:

MC 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

├─

for Survey, Construction Supervision:

7, 6, (7)

├─

for Range of Navigation:

IN(0,6), IN(1,2), IN(2), I

└╴for Equipment:

Z, (Z), (-)

Notations

└╴for Type and Service:

Additional Class Notations

├─ for Type of Construction:

:

Cargo vessel, Container vessel, Dredger, Hopper barge, Hopper dredger, Hopper suction dredger, Launch, Passenger vessel, Pontoon, Pontoon/Crane, Pusher, RoRo vessel, Special service, Special service/Floating dock, Split hopper barge, Tanker, Tug

Double hull, Single hull, With double bottom, With double sides

├─

for Hull Materials:

HS, AL, C, W

├─

Other Notations:

ADN, ADNR, Ice, Ind, No propulsion, Intact stability Damage stability, Max. density, Max. t°

├─

for Cargo Vessels:

1R, 2R, Grabloading, Nonhomload Heavy cargo [AREA1, x 1 kN/m² - AREA2, x 2 kN/m²] DG, Equipped for transport of containers Equipped for transport of wheeled vehicles

├─

├─

for Passenger Vessels:

for Tankers:

Ferry, Fire TP = x kPa, DP = x kPa, Type C, Type G,

DGL, DGD

├─ for Tugs/Pushers:

Type N closed, Type N open, Type N open Bilgesboat, Type N open Bunkerboat, Type N open with flame arresters, Flash point > 60 °C

└╴related to Class:

Laid-up

Classification of Yachts and Small Watercraft from 6 to 24 m in Length

Characters of Classification

├─ for the Hull:

└╴for the Machinery:

Notations

├─ Range of Service:

└╴Designation of Types and Use

├─ Sporting Craft:


├─ Yachts for Commercial Purposes:

7 100A5

7

MC Y

I, II, III, IV, V

SAILING YACHT, MOTOR SAILER, MOTOR YACHT, SPECIAL SAILING YACHT, SPECIAL MOTOR YACHT, RACING YACHT

TRAINING SAILING / MOTOR YACHT, CHARTER SAILING / MOTOR YACHT

└╴Watercraft used for Commercial Purposes or by Authorities: FISHING VESSEL, PATROL BOAT, WORK BOAT, YDE

Classification of Naval Ships

Characters of Classification

├─

├─

├─ for Survey, Construction Supervision:

for Hull:

for Machinery:

└╴for Subdivision, Damage Stability:

100Np

MC, mc

7, 6 5, 8, 9

Notations

├─ for Conformity with the Building Specification:

├─ for Ship Types


│ ├─ Ship Types with Support Functions:

CoC

├─ Ship Types in General:

CORVETTE, FRIGATE, DESTROYER, MINE WARFARE VESSEL, AMPHIBIOUS WARFARE SHIP, CRUISER, AIRCRAFT CARRIER

PATROL BOAT, SUPPLY VESSEL

├─ Ship Types with Spezial Hull Configuration or with Special Kind of Propulsion:

HYDROFOIL, CATAMARAN, WATERJET

│ ├─ High Speed Craft:

HSC-N

│ ├─ Ships with a Partly Conventional Hull:

AUX-NH

│ ├─

Novel Designs:

EXP

Submarines

SUBMARINE

├─ for Subdivision, Damage Stability:

├─ for Ambient Conditions and Service Range

│ ├─ Ambient Conditions:

Service Range:

├─ for Hull Structures

│ ├─ Materials:

Z1D33, Z1D22, Z1D21, Z1D20, Z1D11, Z1D10

AC1, ACS to be agreed between Naval Authority and GL

HIGHER STRENGTH HULL STRUCTURAL STEEL, ALUMINIUM, FRP

│ ├─ Rational Ship Design:

RSD

│ ├─ Residual Strength:

RSM

│ ├─ In-water Surveys:

IW

│ ├─ Bridge Design:

NAV-O, NAV-OC

│ ├─ Structural Fire Protection:

SFP

│ ├─ Navigation in Ice:

E

Emergency Response Service:

ERS

├─ for Machinery Installations

│ ├─ Automation:

AUT-N, AUT-Nnh

│ ├─ Redundant Propulsion and Steering Systems: RP1x%, RP2x%, RP3x%

│ ├─ Dynamic Positioning Systems:

DP1, DP2, DP3

│ ├─ Navigation in Ice:

E

│ ├─ Ships with Partly Conventional Machinery Installations: AUX-NM

│ ├─ Novel Designs:

EXP

│ ├─Submarines

U

└╴Air-independent systems

AIP-xxx, with AIP

└╴for Special Equipment and Installations

├─ Special Equipment for Flight Operation:

FO

└╴Special Machinery Equipment

├─

Lifting Appliances:

LA

├─

Replenishment at Sea:

RAS

├─ NBC-Protection:

NBC

├─

Diving Installations:

DI

├─ Degaussing:

DEG

└╴Fuel Cell Systems:

FC-xxx, with FC

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

Character of Classification for the hull structures

 

100A5

The ship´s hull fully (100 %) complies with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules. Duration of class period 5 years.

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2. I-1-1, Hull Structures, Sections 1 to 22 and 35 II-1, Metallic Materials II-2, Non-metallic Materials II-3, Welding

90A3

The Ship´s hull does not fully (e.g. 90, 80, 70 %) comply with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules. Duration of class period 3, 2 or 1 year.

80A2

70A1 (Examples)

 

Character of Classification for machinery installations

 

MC

The machinery and all installations including all electrical installations comply with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2. I-1-2, Machinery Installations I-1-3, Electrical Installations I-1-4, Automation I-1-6, Liquefied Gas Tankers, Section 16 I-1-10, Refrigerating Installations II-1, Metallic Materials II-2, Non-metallic Materials II-3, Welding

A–MC

The machinery and all installations including all electrical installations of non self-propelled vessels comply with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules

mc,

The machinery and all installations including all electrical installations of ships with (= mc) or without (= a-mc) self-propulsion does not fully comply with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules, but functional safety and seaworthiness are ensured for the envisaged service

a-mc

Characters of Classification for survey and supervision of construction

 

Hull, machinery and/or special equipment have been constructed under the supervision of and in accordance with the Rules of GL and with certification by GL of components and materials

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2.

Hull, machinery and/or special equipment have been constructed under the supervision of and in accordance with the Rules of GL and without certification by GL of components and materials

Hull, machinery or special equipment have been constructed under the supervision of and in accordance with the rules of another recognized Classification Society and have later been classed with GL

Characters of Classification für subdivision and damage stability

 

For the hull, proof of subdivision und damage stability has been furnished

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2. I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 28 VI-11-6, Guidelines for the Preparation of Damage Stability Calculations and Damage Control Documentation on Board

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

For the hull, which has been constructed under supervision in accordance with the Characters of Classification or ( ), proof of subdivision and damage stability has been furnished

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2. I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 28 I-1-2, Section 11, D.9. and T.2. VI-11-6, Guidelines for the Preparation of Damage Stability Calculations and Damage Control Documentation on Board

For the hull, which has been constructed under supervision in accordance with the Character of Classification , proof of subdivision and damage stability has been furnished

P10D22

Additional marking, specifying the type of proof of damage stability, the ship type, the deterministic or probabilistic assessment method, the subdivision status and the required survival probability

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2. and Tables 2.1 and 2.2

C1D21

S1P72 (Examples)

 

Characters of Classification for special equipment

 

CRS

The cargo refrigerating complies in all parts with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2.5 and D.3.5 I-1-10, Refrigerating Installations

CRS

The cargo refrigerating does not in all respects comply with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules, but functional safety and seaworthiness are ensured for the envisaged service

KAZ

Notation KAZ renamed CRS in Febr. 2008

see CRS

KAZ

Notation KAZ renamed CRS in Febr. 2008

see CRS

RIC

Both in respect of hull and machinery, the cargo refrigerating installation fully complies with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules for fishing vessels

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2.5 and D.3.5 I-1-8, Fishing Vessels I-1-10, Refrigerating Installations

ric

The cargo refrigerating installation does not in all respects comply with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules for fishing vessels, but functional safety and seaworthiness are ensured for the envisaged service

TAZ

The diving system complies with the requirements of the GL Construction Rules for diving systems

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.2.5 I-5-1, Diving Systems and Diving Simulators

Notations for the ship´s hull – restricted service area

 

RSA (200)

Restricted International Service. In general up to 200 nautical miles offshore, the North Sea, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea and waters with similar seaway conditions

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.1

RSA (50)

Coastal service. In general up to 50 nautical miles offshore, the Baltic Sea and gulfs with similar seaway conditions

RSA (SW)

Sheltered Water Service. Trade in shoals, bays, haffs and firths or similar

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.1

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

 

waters, where heavy seas do not occur

 

M

Notation M renamed RSA (200) in Febr. 2008

see RSA (200)

K

Notation K renamed RSA (50) in Febr. 2008

see RSA (50)

W

Notation W renamed RSA (SW) in Febr. 2008

see RSA (SW)

IN

Inland Navigation. Notation for ships intended for navigation in inland waters and semi-maritime stretches of water up to 2 m wave height and for which contracts for construction are signed on or after August 1 st , 2006. Click here to also see IN(0,6) to IN(2)

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.1 I-2-A, Classification and Surveys, Chapter 2, Section 1, [3.4.1] and Section 2, [10] I-2-B, Hull Design and Construction I-2-C, Machinery, Systems and Electricity I-2-D, Additional Requirements for Notations

I

Inland Trade. Notation for existing ships intended for navigation in inland waters and for which contracts for construction are signed before August 1 st ,

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.1.2, Edition 2006 I-2-1, Hull Structures, Edition 1990 I-2-2, Machinery Installations, Edition 1990 I-2-3, Electrical Installations, Edition 1990

2006

Notations for the ship´s hull – ice strengthening

 

E

Ice class for ships the hull and machinery installations of which are strengthened for navigation in drift ice in mouths of rivers and coastal regions according to GL´s Construction Rules. Upon request, the Notation E may be assigned independently for hull or machinery.

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.2 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 15, A. and C. I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 11, I., P., S. and Section 13

E1

Ice class for ships and machinery installations, which comply with the

E2

requirements of the GL Construction Rules for ice conditions as in the

E3

Northern Baltic. Hull and machinery must always be assigned the same ice

E4

class. Notations E1 to E4 correspond to ice classes IC to IA “Super” of the Finnish/Swedish Ice Class Rules.

E01

With regard to ice strengthening, vessel´s hull and machinery comply with the

Notations contained in I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.2 until the 2007 Edition

E02

requirements of the GL Construction Rules in force until.05.1971 (last printed

E03

in the 1980 Edition).

 

E04

EF

Hull and machinery of fishing vessels (in particular those trading in waters around Greenland and/or in comparable sea waters) have been designed such as to comply with the relevant requirements of the GL Rules for fishing vessels

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

PC1 to PC7

Polar Class. Hull and machinery have been designed such as to comply with the requirements for Navigation in ice, with index 1 representing the highest Notation.

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.2

ARC1 to ARC4

Notations replaced by the Notations PC1 to PC7 in Febr. 2008.

See PC1 to PC7

IBV

Vessels navigating Lake Vänern/Sweden have to comply with the corresponding Swedish Regulations. For vessels complying with the requirements, an entry will be made to the Certificate of Class.

I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 15, A.

ICV

Notations for the ship´s hull – ship type – type of cargo carried – dry cargo vessels

 

CONTAINER SHIP

Ships characterised by fixed stowage appliances at the bulkheads and the inner bottom and in addition by fixed appliances for stowage and lashing on the upper deck and/or hatch covers

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2 I-1-3, Electrical Installations, Section 17, D.5. I-1-10, Refrigerating Installations I-1-20, Stowage and Lashing of Containers VI-1-1, Guidelines for the Construction, Repair and Testing of Freight Containers, Section 1, A.1.2 and A.2.2

EQUIPPED FOR

General cargo ships carrying containers occasionally or as part cargo only, and equipped with the appropriate facilities

CARRIAGE OF

CONTAINERS

 

HATCHCOVERLESS

Hatchcoverless containerships equipped with the appropriate facilities

 

OPEN TOP

Notation renamed HATCHCOVERLESS in Febr. 2008

see HATCHCOVERLESS

GENERAL CARGO

Ships constructed for the carriage of general cargo which will not be carried in containers

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2

SHIP

MULTIPURPOSE DRY CARGO SHIP

Ships constructed for the carriage of general and bulk cargo

EQUIPPED FOR

Notation for Multi-Purpose Dry Cargo Ships equipped for the transport of trailers and motor vehicles and which are fitted with ramps and/or shell doors

CARRIAGE OF

RO-RO CARGO

 

BULK CARRIER

Ships constructed for the carriage of bulk cargo

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2 and C.3.1.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 23, A., B. and D. to G. IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers

BC-C

Bulk carriers having a length of 150 m or above and contracted for new construction on or after July 1, 2003, designed to carry dry bulk cargoes of cargo density less than 1,0 t/m³

BC-B

Bulk carriers having a length of 150 m or above and contracted for new construction on or after July 1, 2003, designed to carry dry bulk cargoes of cargo density of 1,0 t/m³ and above, with all cargo holds loaded in addition to BC-C conditions

 

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

 

BC-A

Bulk carriers having a length of 150 m or above and contracted for new construction on or after July 1, 2003, designed to carry dry bulk cargoes of cargo density of 1,0 t/m³ and above, with specified holds empty at maximum draught in addition to BC-B conditions

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2 and C.3.1.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 23, A., B. and D. to G. IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers

{no MP}

Additional Notation for bulk carrier Notations BC-A, BC-B and BC-C, not designed for loading and unloading in multiple ports

{maximum cargo density … t/m³}

Additional Notation for bulk carrier Notations BC-A and BC-B, if the maximum cargo density is less than 3,0 t/m³

{holds a, b, … may be empty}

Additional Notation for bulk carrier Notations BC-A

CSR

Notation for bulk carriers with a length of 90 m and above, complying with the IACS Common Structural Rules and contracted for construction on or after 1 April 2006

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 23, B. IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers

GRAB [X]

Mandatory Notation for bulk carriers complying with the IACS Common Structural Rules, having one of the Notations BC-A or BC-B and strengthened for grab operation. The Notation is voluntary for all other bulk carriers. X = weight of the unladen grab [t].

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2 IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers 2006, Chapter 1, Section 1, 3.2 and Chapter 12

ORE CARRIER

Ships specially designed for the carriage of bulk cargo and ore respectively and strengthened in accordance with the GL Construction Rules

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.2 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 23, A. to C. and G.

Notations for the ship´s hull – ship type – type of cargo carried – tankers/liquid cargo

 

OIL TANKER

Tankers intended to carry oil in bulk having a flashpoint not exceeding 60 °C

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 and C.3.1.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15 IACS Common Structural Rules for Double Hull Oil Tankers

OIL TANKER NOT SUITABLE FOR CARGO WITH FLASHPOINT

Tankers intended to carry oil in bulk having a flashpoint exceeding 60 °C

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 and C.3.1.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24 (partially, see A.1.7) I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15

60 °C

CTCOAT

Cargo Tank Coating. Notation for tankers complying with special requirements for corrosion protection

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 VI-9-7, Corrosion Protection of Crude Oil Cargo Tanks

CTC

Notation renamed CTCOAT in Febr. 2008

see CTCOAT

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

PRODUCT TANKER

Product tankers engaged in the trade of carrying oil other than „crude oil“.

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15 IACS Common Structural Rules for Double Hull Oil Tankers

PRODUCT CARRIER

Notation renamed PRODUCT TANKER in Febr. 2008.

see PRODUCT TANKER

OIL / PRODUCT TANKER

Product tankers engaged in the trade of carrying either “crude oil” or “oil other than crude oil“.

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15 IACS Common Structural Rules for Double Hull Oil Tankers

CSR

Notation for double hull oil tankers and double hull product tankers with a length of 150 m and above, complying with the IACS Common Structural Rules for oil tankers and contracted for construction on or after 1 April 2006

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 IACS Common Structural Rules for Double Hull Oil Tankers, 2006

CHEMICAL TANKER

Chemical tankers

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-7, Chemical Tankers

LNG CARRIER

Liquefied natural gas carrier

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15 I-1-6, Liquefied Gas Tankers

LPG CARRIER

Liquefied petroleum gas carrier

CNG CARRIER

Compressed natural gas carrier

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15

LIQUEFIED GAS

Notation renamed into one of the Notations LNG CARRIER, LPG CARRIER or CNG CARRIER in Febr. 2008

see LNG CARRIER, LPG CARRIER or CNG CARRIER, as applicable

TANKER

ASPHALT TANKER

Tankers for asphalt as special cargo

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24, A.2.3

SPECIAL TANKER

Tankers for special cargoes

EDIBLE OIL

Tankers for edible oil as special cargo

 

TANKER

WINE TANKER

Tankers for wine as special cargo

FRUIT JUICE

Tankers for fruit juice as special cargo

CARRIER

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

CHEMICAL

Chemical tanker-Type 1 (as an example for several designations as used in IMO-Codes)

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.6 I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 4, C. I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15 I-1-7, Chemical Tankers

TANKER–TYPE 1

WASTE CHEMICAL INCINERATOR SHIP

Ships engaged in the Incineration of Liquid Chemical Waste at Sea. Notation invalid. Type of ship is unallowable since October 2004 in accordance with MARPOL, Annex 6, Reg. 16, § 4.

Notation contained in I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 until 2005 Edition

EQUIPPED FOR

Notation for supply vessels equipped for the carriage of dangerous or corrosive substances

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3

CARRIAGE OF

CHEMICALS IN

 

BULK

BC / OIL TANKER

Ships intended to alternatively carry dry cargo or liquids in bulk having a flashpoint not exceeding 60 °C

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24, A.2.2 and Section 24, G I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15, C.6 Furthermore the requirements as for BULK CARRIER and OIL TANKER

ORE CARRIER / PRODUCT TANKER

Ships intended to alternatively carry dry cargo or liquids in bulk having a flashpoint not exceeding 60 °C

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24, A.2.2 and Section 24, G I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15, C.6 Furthermore the requirements as for ORE CARRIER and PRODUCT TANKER

ORE CARRIER / OIL TANKER

Ships intended to alternatively carry dry cargo or liquids in bulk having a flashpoint not exceeding 60 °C

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24, A.2.2 and Section 24, G I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15, C.6 Furthermore the requirements as for ORE CARRIER and OIL TANKER

SPM1, SPM2,

Notation for tankers in shuttle service and of one of 3 different single point mooring designs. SPM3 combined with a dynamic positioning system (DPS).

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24, K. I-1-15, Dynamic Positioning System (only for SPM3 and STL) Furthermore the requirements as for OIL TANKER

SPM3

STL

Notation for tankers in shuttle service, with a submerged turret loading arrangement of specific design combined with a dynamic positioning system (DPS)

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

VEC

(Vapour Emission Control) Notation for Tankers equipped with installations for the return of volatile organic compounds to the shore during loading operations and complying with USCG Regulations for foreign flag vessels Title 46 CFR, Part 39 Vapour Control Systems or with IMO MSC/Circ: 585, Standards for vapour emission control systems

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.3

Notations for the ship´s hull – ship type – type of cargo carried – passenger vessels

 

PASSENGER SHIP

Ships complying with the construction rules and safety regulations in force for the carriage and/or accommodation of passengers (in particular SOLAS)

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.4 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 26

Notations for the ship´s hull – ship type – type of cargo carried – carriage of motor vehicles

 

RO–RO SHIP

Ships equipped with ramps and possibly shell doors and strengthened in accordance with the GL Construction Rules

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 6, H.3.1 and J., Section 21, J. and Section 28, E.6 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 11, N.4.10

RORO SHIP / OIL TANKER

Ships intended to alternatively carry motor vehicles or liquids in bulk having a flashpoint not exceeding 60 °C

I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24, A.2.2 and G. Furthermore the requirements as for RO–RO SHIP and OIL TANKER

EQUIPPED FOR

Ships provided with spezial equipment for the carriage of (non-loaded) motor vehicles, e.g. floating decks

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.5 I-1-1, Hull Structures

CARRIAGE OF

CARS

   

CAR FERRY

Ships designed for the transportation of motor vehicles (and possibly passengers) engaged in the ferry service

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.5 In case of more than 12 passengers:

I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 26

Notations for the ship´s hull – ship type – type of cargo carried – fishing vessels

 

FISHING VESSEL

Fishing vessels (possibly with supplementary Notations for specification of type) of L > 24 m.

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.6 I-1-8, Fishing Vessels I-1-10, Refrigerating Installations

Notations for the ship´s hull – ship type – type of cargo carried – special vessels

 

ACTIVE ESCORT

Active Escort Tug

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.7 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 25

TUG

CHEMICAL RE-

Chemical recovery vessel

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.7 I-1-12, Chemical Recovery Vessel

COVERY VESSEL

Character of

Brief description (For details see GL Rules I-0-0, Classification and Surveys)

Underlying GL-Rules

Classification /

Class Notation

 

1. Seagoing Ships

OIL RECOVERY

Seagoing or inland waterway vessels which are intended for service in the event of accidental oil spills

I-0-0, Classification and Surveys, Section 2, C.3.1.3.7 I-1-1, Hull Structures, Section 24 I-1-2, Machinery Installations, Section 15 I-1-9, Oil Recovery Vessels

VESSEL

ICEBREAKER

Ship having an operating profile, the Powering and the dimensions that allow it to undertake escort operations or ice management functions in ice-covered waters.