This article, set to be published in the next issue of Offshore Support Journal, discusses the two possible codes under which an Offshore Accommodation Ship (or Flotel Ship) can be built: Passenger Ship or Special Purpose Ship.
This brief report studies the relationship between the seasteading concept and the rules applied at sea: mainly the relation with IMO and the Classification Societies. The author is not an expert in each of the subjects, but has tried to give a general overview of the concepts. Research should be conducted more deeply together with each of the organisms. Any type of feedback is greatly appreciated.