DNV publishes US Fishing Vessel class rules

DNV GL, the Norwegian/German, classification society has issued standards for the design, construction, and maintenance of U.S.-flag commercial fishing vessels.  Section 306 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 requires all new commercial fishing vessels to be design, constructed, and maintained according to the standards of an approved classification society.

The DNV GL class rules can be downloaded from this link.

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