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    If you are working on making a seastead,

    what construction standards have you followed?

    Hey, all this is a thread for marine construction standards.

    Including vessels, furniture and machinery.

    Here are some Canadian construction standards:


    vessels 0-15 tons http://www.tc.gc.ca/Publications/en/TP1332/PDF/HR/TP1332E.pdf

    vessels 15-150 tons http://www.tc.gc.ca/media/documents/marinesafety/tp11717e_1.pdf

    Here are some UK construction standards:


    I’m wondering if anyone is aware of some International construction standards,

    also if anyone knows where there might be some submarine-construction guidelines/standards.

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    Safety of Life at Sea specifies a lot of requirements.

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    Safety of Life at Sea: Construction Standards: Seasteading

    admiral wrote:

    Safety of Life at Sea specifies a lot of requirements.

    after some searching managed to find a good version from a chinese site


    Ya, it seems like a good document, certainly is good for making it safe.

    parts I like

    Wikipedia wrote:

    Chapter II-1 – Construction – Subdivision and stability, machinery and electrical installations
    The subdivision of passenger ships into watertight compartments so that after damage to its hull, a vessel will remain afloat and stable.[1]
    Chapter II-2 – Fire protection, fire detection and fire extinction
    Fire safety provisions for all ships with detailed measures for passenger ships, cargo ships and tankers.[1]
    Chapter III – Life-saving appliances and arrangements
    Life-saving appliances and arrangements, including requirements for life boats, rescue boats and life jackets according to type of ship.[1]

    minimum hatch diameter of 60cm,

    ladder or steps for any rise over 90cm.

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