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MechAdam (Mechanical)
13 Nov 11 8:05
Guys,

Do you know any inernational standard for numbering of equipment installed on ships?

I used to fwd -> aft, stb -> port, but i heard that some shipyards use fwd -> aft, port ->  stb.

Thanks in advance.

BR,
MA
BrianBT (Marine/Ocean)
2 Dec 11 8:39
The most recognised standard is the SFI. you need to by a licence ( which is the book) but costs very little tyy www.spectec.net

Note that the code is designed to provide a frame work which you modifiy to suit your needs.

We use it for  use it for equipment Hierachy, Document control, Drydock planning, Cost coding and anything else we can think of
CH5OH (Petroleum)
20 Dec 11 16:26
most logic is to count as you read (facing the bow of the ship)
fwd to aft, port to starbord
papakilo (Mechanical)
26 Jan 12 11:09
LR "counting" of units and/or equipment onboard is aft--->fwd, port--->stbd

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