Main character of class
The main character of class notation will be assigned to all vessels.
This notation denotes that the vessel’s hull, machinery, installations and equipment meet the steel ship
rule requirements in Pt. 1, 2, 3, and 4 for the assignment of main class.
This class notation covers requirements in the following areas:
Machinery installations and equipment:
Approval is carried out at the responsible approval centre. The site survey is carried out at the building yard
and its suppliers. The periodical survey is carried out on board the vessel.