Bureau Veritas Naval rules ISTANBUL October, 4th 2010 Yves LE GAL Manager Naval business



Bureau Veritas _ September 2010


Organisation of Defense in France Our Experience The Beginning

Bureau Veritas _ September 2010


BACKGROUND : OrganisationCOMMITTEE in France THE BEGINNING – STEERING of Defense 3UHVLG HQW G H O D 5«S X E O LT X H 3ULPH 0LQLVWHU 0LQLVWU\ R I ' HI HQF H ' * $ 1 D Y D O 6 K LS \ D UG ' & 1 & R PPHUF LD O 6 K LS \ D UG ( 0$ & K LHI R I $ UPLHV & ( 00 & K LHI R I 1 D Y \ 6 & ( 0 S O D QV S UR J UD PV % X UHD X 9 HULWD V Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 4 .

is responsible through • DGA of : • • • prospective analysis of needs bringing proper equipment to the forces defining and monitoring technology and industrial strategies Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 5 .BACKGROUND : OrganisationCOMMITTEE in France THE BEGINNING – STEERING of Defense •President of Republic is responsible for • Defense Policy • Decisions in case of emergency situations •Chief of armies reports directly to him • Chief of Navy –is responsible for the • • • definition of Navy needs including technical specifications for new equipment operational evaluation of prototypes use of equipment by the navy forces •Minister of Defense –under supervision of Prime Minister.

starting at design stage. Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 6 . more clarity in all discussions between DGA and yards military or non military. Yards. but in a more comprehensive way for military units from early 2000: • Navy –expressed the wish to involve classification society (BV) to • • • better comply with Solas. and more competitive offers from yards and equipment suppliers. from experience of non military best standards. Marpol.… use more « commonly used in Merchant Marine» equipment and technologies define «commonly agreed technical standards » for discussions with DGA.BACKGROUND : Request for BV involvement •Starting several years ago. …) through « adapted » rules • DCN understood that BV could bring: • • benefit through good guidance for design. weapons. allowing easier purchase. and more « common » equipment requirements. … Later: • provide structured process for regular inspection for vessels in service • DGA confirmed the wish of French Navy and emphasized the interest for the use of BV • • • to benefit more. with understanding miltary specificities (crewing.

BACKGROUND : BV Experience BV EXPERIENCE INVOLVED IN NAVAL SHIP BUILDING SINCE 1978 Patrol ships . trials and delivery After delivery follow up of vessels with regular inspections.Replenishment tankers – Vehicle carriers STEEL SHIP RULES APPLIED TO NAVY SHIPS Parts of BV & IMO rules were applied to French navy ships STRONG CO-OPERATION WITH THE FRENCH NAVY/MINISTRY OF DEFENSE (DGA) At pre. reports.Watch frigates .design stage After building contract signed -approval of drawings -survey of buildings -attendance to tests. Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 7 .Landing ships .… New request from DGA: certification/conformity assessment for vessels built abroad. Confidentialiy procedure is strictly followed in here above processes.

built at SOCAREMAN. built at Royal Niestern Sanders. built at SOCARENAM. France 11 frigates (130m) for France. built at Alstom Leroux Naval. built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique & DCN Brest 2003-2004: 2003-2004: 2003-2004: 2005-2015: 2006-2007: 2007-2009: 2009-2010: 1 research ship (105m) for France. 1 research ship (95m) for France. built at DCNS Lorient. 1 research ship (56m) for France. France 1patrol vessels (85 m) for DCNS(demonstrator). 1 BPC(No3) landing platform helicopter & landing ship docks (200 m). built at Alstom Leroux Naval.BACKGROUND : BV Experience in France BV EXPERIENCE List of vessels duly classed by BV during recent years: 2000-2001: 2001-2005: 1 research ship (80m) for France. 2 BPC landing platform helicopter & landing ship docks (200 m). France Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 8 . built at DCNS Lorient. built at Chantiers de l’Atlantique & DCN Brest. FREMM project. 2 patrol vessels (40m) for France.

Romania Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 9 2007-2009: 2007-2009: 2008-2010: 2009-2012: 2009-2010: . for Spain. Spain 21 patrol vessels (30m) for Algeria. France 1patrol vessels (70 m) for Morocco.BACKGROUND : BV Experience Outside of France BV EXPERIENCE RECENT YEARS 2004-2006: 2005-2010: 1 Military RoRo (160m) for Egypt. France 4 patrol vessels (20m) for Tunisia. built at IZAR San Fernando. built at Damen Galati. FREMM design. built at STX Lorient. built at DCNS Lorient. built at OCEA. France 1 frigates (130m) for Morocco. built at RAIDCO. built at Alexandria Shipyard. France 2 patrol vessels (66m) for the Romanian police. Egypt 4 Patrol ship (94m) BAM.

THE BEGINNING – STEERING COMMITTEE BACKGROUND MILITARY RULES DEVELOPMENT 12 working groups for each specific Technical area over 2 years BV Mili Steering BV Mili Steering Committee Committee Subdivision Scantling Power Combat Strengthening Environmental Stability Automation Propulsion Shock NBC etc Material Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 10 .

THE BEGINNING – BUILDING BLOCK BACKGROUND MILITARY RULES DEVELOPMENT BV Military Rules International Conventions y V ar B ilit es M ul R Additional naval reqts Adaptation De le tio n BV 2000 Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 11 .

SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 12 .

NEWBUILDING NAVAL REQUIREMENTS SPECIFIC Part A : principles and notations NC HULL MACH Construction mark Service notation Navigation notation Automation notation Propulsion redundancy notation Pollution notation Refrigerated stores notation Frigate Unrestricted navigation AUT-QAS AVM-APM CLEAN-SHIP REFSTORE Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 13 .

SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS Part A : Survey regime Survey Regime is not constrained by International Conventions Survey Cycle over 6 years (against 5 yrs for merchant ships) Use of planned maintenance scheme taken into consideration Option to qualify chief engineer/naval technicians for survey of engineering systems Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 14 .


SURVIVABILITY Stronger wind conditions than for merchant ships Subdivision determined by damage stability criteria Max angle of heel larger than for merchant ships Additional notation FFS Flooding Fighting Systems Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 16 .BVSPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS MILITARY SHIPS RULES STABILITY .

2 • Fatigue criteria for design life over 30 years ( up to 40 years ) • Minimum thickness for bottom plating of aircraft carriers • Water impact considered on underside of sponsoons for aircraft carrrier ( fore part ) * PSF : partial safety factor Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 17 .SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS HULL GIRDER STRENGTH • Yielding check : increase of vertical wave bending moment by 10% ( only for « frigate » and for « aircraft carrier » ) • Ultimate strength : increase of PSF* from 1.1 to 1.

Increase of safety coefficients for gearboxes .continual operation with a partially flooded machinery compartment .SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS PROPULSION Insertions : .More detailed calculation of propellers + cavitation requirements .increase of admissible heel angles for damage stability verifications .constraints with respect to NBC openings protection .Lateral vibration calculations of main propulsion shafting required Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 18 .

Compliance with Stanag 1008 Possibility of no emergency generator provided enough redundancy level of power generation Essential services include combat systems. Dangerous area requirements for aircraft spaces and aviation refuelling stations. Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 19 .SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS ELECTRICITY BV MILITARY SHIPS RULES Additional requirements for weapon systems operation.

AVM .QAS & AUT.APM compulsory for Frigates .Requirement for single fault tolerant network .AUT.IAS close to merchant ship rules .DPS compulsory for aircraft carriers Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 20 .SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS AUTOMATION Principal consideration : Centralized system with high automation level Insertions .AVM .

alarms. Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 21 . versus power supply.SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS FIRE SAFETY Increase of passive fire protection level Rules for ship evacuation : Inspired from Solas cargo ship for Frigate Inspired from Solas passenger ship for Aircraft carrier Management of smokes & hot gas Autonomy of safety zones (detection. fighting) Autonomy of vulnerability zone.

SYS-NEQ 1 VERISTAR : STAR-HULL. COMF-Vib Flooding fighting systems : FFS Fire protection : Fire Prevention of pollution : CLEANSHIP. STAR-MACH BV MILITARY SHIPS RULES Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 22 . MON-SHAFT Ship motion : SEA-KEEP Bridge ergonomy : SYS-NEQ. AUT-IAS. AVM-IPS x(V) Comfort : COMF-Noise. CLEANSHIP SUPER Monitoring : MON-HULL. AUT-PORT Machinery redundancy : AVM-APM.SPECIFIC NAVAL REQUIREMENTS Part E : additional notations Automation : AUT-QAS. AVM-DPS.


Aircraft carrier E : Additional class notations Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 24 . systems.RULES ARCHITECTURE NAVAL RULES 2006 CONTENT 5 PARTS A : Classification and surveys B : Hull and stability C : Machinery. fire protection D : Service notations : Frigate.

BV NAVAL RULES EDITIONS • French version edition June 2002 • English version edition June 2003 • First update : September 2006 Benefit of the experience of the FREMM project New chapter for aircraft carrier • October 2008 AMENDMENTS mainly for aircraft carrier • October 2008 new chapter for Corvettes Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 25 .


IMO INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION 166 flag states – 60 NGO (consultative) including IACS Issue the international conventions applicable by the flag states when ratified Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 27 .

IMO INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION Load-Line (Franc bord – Stabilité) SOLAS (Construction – Équipement – Radio – ISM) MARPOL (Machine – Cargaison – Air) COLREG (Prévention des collisions) STCW (Formation des équipages) Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 28 .

IMO INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION IMO conventions not covered by classification rules Load-Line (Franc bord – Stabilité) COLREG (Prévention des collisions) STCW (Formation des équipages) But nethertheless verified by classification societies Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 29 .

IMO SOLAS SOLAS Items covered by BV rules Structural fire protection and escape routes Items specifically covered by SOLAS Life saving appliances Davits Life boats and life rafts Life jackets Fire fighting and fire protection equipment Navigation equipment Radio communication equipment ISM Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 30 .

IMO MARPOL MARPOL Items covered by BV rules Bunkering Piping of machinery Full compliance with MARPOL in case of additional notation Cleanship Items specifically covered by MARPOL Sewage Garbage Air pollution Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 31 .

CLASSIFICATION AREA Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 32 .

CLASSIFICATION AREA Items covered by classification Vérifications of safety requirements : Hull and hull equipment Main and auxiliary engines Electrical equipment Fire safety and escapes routes Stability Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 33 .

CLASSIFICATION AREA Items not covered by classification Items from owner’s specification Paint Air conditioning Consumption of engines performances of the ship Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 34 .

NAVAL CLASSIFICATION RULES Thank you for your attention Bureau Veritas _ September 2010 35 .

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