UNOLS Research Vessel Safety Standards, 10th Edition, July 2015.
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The UNOLS Research Vessel Safety Standards (RVSS) are the standards for the operation of oceanographic research vessels owned, operated or chartered by members of the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS), to assure that research at sea is conducted to the highest practicable standards of safety. Full compliance is a requirement to maintain status as a UNOLS designated research vessel. UNOLS member institutions who operated other vessels or small boats which are not designated as UNOLS vessels are encouraged to comply and should adhere to the requirements of Chapter 18, “Chartering of Non-Institution Vessels. These standards are based in major part on applicable laws and regulations. In addition and where appropriate, they supplement, extend, and assist in the interpretation of the legal requirements. Nothing herein is intended to conflict with the legal standards, but rather to encourage and assist the operator to not only meet, but also exceed the leg.....
PublisherUniversity-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS)
Maturity LevelTRL 9 Actual system "mission proven" through successful mission operations (ground or space)
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CitationUniversity-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (2015) UNOLS Research vessel safety standards, 10th edition, April 2015. Narragansett, RI, UNOLS, [177pp.]. DOI: 10.25607/OBP-394