IRS rules for construction and classification of Indian naval ships 2023 released

In a recent development, the Indian Register of Shipping’s (IRS) rules for the construction and classification of the Indian naval ships – 2023 were released. It includes the latest International Maritime Organi­sation/In­ter­national Association of Classification Societies requirements, as well as rule requirements for military design features. Moreover, rule-related re­quire­ments for the technological advancements currently being incorporated in naval ship designs have been expanded to include materials, str­uc­tures, propulsion and other engineering systems, integrated electronics and safety systems.