Publications of Indian Register of Shipping

 1.  Register Book - 2011 -   with Quarterly Supplements (Also available on CD)

 2. Rule Books

                        2.1  Rules and Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Steel Ships,
                               July 2011  comprising of following six parts, which are further divided in chapters
                               (plus Rule Change Notice No.1, January 2011)
                               (Also available on CD)

                               Part 1      :      Regulations
                               Part 2      :      Inspection and Testing of Materials
                               Part 3      :      General Hull Requirements
                               Part 4      :      Main and Auxiliary Machinery
                               Part 5      :      Special Ship Types
                                                  (This part is published in two Volumes I & II)
                               Part 6      :      Fire Safety Requirements

                       2.2  Rules and Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Inland
                                   Waterways Ships, January 1997,  comprising of following five* parts which are
                                    further divided in chapters.

                                Part 1     :      Regulations
                                Part 2    :   Inspection and Testing of Materials
                                                  (* This part is same as the Part 2 in 2.1 above)
                                Part 3     :      General Hull Requirements
                                Part 4     :      Main and Auxiliary Machinery
                                Part 5     :      Special Ship Types (To be published)

                       2.3  Rules and Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Mobile
                               Offshore Drilling Units, March 2006 (This supersedes January, 1999 edition).

                       2.4  Rules and Regulations for the Construction and Classification of High Speed
                               Crafts and Light Crafts, July 2011 . (Also available on CD)

                       2.5  Rules and Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Naval Ships,
                               January 2010 , comprising of following six parts, which are further divided in
                               chapters.
                               (Only available on CD)

                               Part 1      :      General Regulations
                               Part 2      :      Manufacture, Testing and Certification of Materials
                               Part 3      :      General Hull Requirements
                               Part 4      :      General Requirements for Main and Auxiliary Machinery
                               Part 5      :      General Requirements for Electrical Installations and
                                                  Control Engineering
                               Part 6      :      Special Class Notations

3. Classification Notes
                         −   Marine Gears - Calculation of load capacity of involute parallel axis spur and helical
                                gears, January 1997.
                         −   Cable trays/protective casing made of plastics materials, July 2003.
                         −   Type approval of mechanical joints used in piping, January 2009.
                         −   Type approval, installation and testing of water level detectors on bulk carriers, July
                                 2011.
                         −   Guidelines for non-destructive examination of steel castings for marine application,
                              January 2005.
                          −   Guidelines for non-destructive examination of hull and machinery steel forgings,
                              January 2005.
                          −   Guidelines for approval / acceptance of alternative means of access to spaces in oil
                              tankers, bulk carriers, ore carriers and combination carriers, August 2006.
                          −   Approval scheme for the manufacturing process of normal and higher strength hull
                              structural steels, January, 2009.
                          −   Calculation of crankshafts for internal combustion engines, February, 2007.
                          −   Type testing procedure for crankcase explosion relief valves, February, 2008.
                          −   Type testing procedure for crankcase oil mist detection and alarm equipment,
                              February, 2008.
                          −   Type approval of electrical equipment used in control, protection, safety and internal
                              communication in marine environment, February, 2008.

4.  Type Approval Certification Schemes

                         −   Type Approval Certification Scheme for Machinery Manufactured by Mass Production
                              System, April 2000.
                        −   Certification Scheme for Type Approval of Products, December 2000

5. Other Information - available on Request

                          −   List of Type Approved Products
                          −   List of Approved Works
                          −   List of Approved Service Suppliers.