Systems, Safety, and Layout

  • Liang Yun
  • Alan Bliault
  • Huan Zong Rong


In this chapter we will focus on the outfitting required for the safety and comfort of passengers, crew, and cargo payload and safe operation of the vessel itself. This design input shapes the superstructure internally from the payload and externally from functional aspects. This is then further influenced by aerodynamic forces for external shape, and for ferries and superyachts also by “style.” The starting point are the IMO requirements [1-20], followed by the rules applied by classification societies [1–9].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liang Yun
    • 1
  • Alan Bliault
    • 2
  • Huan Zong Rong
    • 1
  1. 1.Marine Design and Research Institute of ChinaShanghaiChina
  2. 2.Naval ArchitectSolaNorway

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