Classification Notes

Classification notes are set of guidelines for shipowners and manufacturers referred in IRClass Rules for Type testing and certification

A. Classification Notes :

List of Classification Notes

1. Application of IRS Rules to Indian River Sea Vessels – Revision 01, April 2021

2. Guidelines for approval/acceptance of alternative means of access to spaces in oil tankers, bulk carriers, ore carriers and combination carriers, August 2006

3. Approval scheme for the manufacturing process of normal and higher strength hull structural steels, Revision 01, January 2009

4. Guidelines for Non-Destructive Testing of Steel Castings for Marine Application, Rev-1, July 2021

5. Guidelines for non-destructive examination of hull and machinery steel forgings, January 2005

6. Type approval, installation and testing of water level detectors on bulk carriers and single hold cargo ships other than bulk carriers, January 2013

7. Approval of I.C. Engines, April 2019 

7a). Approval of I.C. Engines, July 2019 

8. Calculations for Internal Combustion Engine Crankshafts – July 2018

8a). Calculations for Internal Combustion Engine Crankshafts – April 2020 

9. Type testing procedure for crankcase explosion relief valves, February 2008

10. Marine Gears - Calculation of load capacity of involute parallel axis spur and helical gears, January 2017. 

11 Type testing procedure for crankcase oil mist detection and alarm equipment, July 2016. 

12. Type approval of mechanical joints used in piping, Revision 03, January 2017. 

12a). Type approval of mechanical joints used in piping, Revision 04, July 2019 

13. Type approval of electrical equipment used for control, monitoring, alarm and protection, systems for use in ships, January 2016.

13a). Type approval of electrical equipment used for control, monitoring, alarm and protection,
systems for use in ships, July 2019 

14. Cable trays / protective casing made of plastics materials, July 2003

15. Manufacturing approval scheme of high strength steels for welded structures, July 2017 

16. Natural Gas Fueled Vessels for Coastal and Inland Waters - Revision 01 - January 2019 

17. Stability Requirements for Inland Waterways Passenger Ships, November 2017 

18. Extended Dry‐Docking Scheme - Rev 01, February 2021 

19. Fuel Oil Treatment System – Revision 1, July 2021  

20. Application of IRS Rules to Indian Coastal Vessels - 2020 

21. Requirements for NDT Suppliers – July 2020 

22. Approval of Service Suppliers – Revision 02, April 2021  

23. Approval of Lithium-ion Battery Systems - July 2020 

24.Requirements of Small Crafts – Rev.01 December 2020

25. Type Approval of Cyber Secured Control System Components – September 2020 

26. Requirements for Non-Destructive Testing – July 2021  

B. Type Approval Certification Schemes:

1. Certification Scheme for Type Approval of Products, December 2012