RS plan of R&D that are put up for competitive procedures in 2019:
Ship design and strength
Development of proposals to adjust the requirements of RS normative documents on the basis of a comparison of the metal consumption of hull structures designed according to the RS requirements and the requirements of other classification societies-IACS members.
Development of a draft new version of Part II “Hull” of the RS Rules for the Classification and Construction of High-Speed Craft taking into account the requirements of up-to-date international normative documents, industry standards and rules of classification societies.
Development of RS draft requirements for ships equipped with a system for automated monitoring of hull strength and current ship stability introducing the appropriate additional characters in the class notation.
Materials and welding
Ship electrical equipment
Survey of MODU and FOP