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Article 3.02(3) - Stability assessment in relation to spud poles

Often, spud poles are used in relation to cargo and working vessels. These set-ups and their operation are sometimes considerable, heavy-duty and complex but have not yet been included in the calculation of stability.

Question: How do other member states assess stability in relation to spud poles?

Spud poles affect the stability of the vessels; they must be taken into consideration when inspecting vessels and when confirming the stability of vessels.

RV/G (12) 16 rev. 1 = JWG (12) 14 rev. 1; RV/G (12)m 59 = JWG (12)m 61, NL3; JWG (12)m 91, item 7.2

Joint working group JWG, spud poles