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RINA Rules

Get a comprehensive view of regulatory requirements and technical publications available for download

RINA is a member of key international organizations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards.

  1. These publications are only available in Italian
  2. Bilingual edition (Italian / English)
  3. The 1973 edition is still in force for life saving appliances not subject to the provisions of SOLAS 1974/83
  4. These publications are only available in English
  5. The 1996 edition is still in force for life saving appliances not subject to the provisions of the European Directive 96/98/EC as amended (Marine Equipment Directive)
  6. Publications with this note are available, subject to registration in the Marine Member Area at the following link https://www.rina.org/en/services/marine-applications (registration is free)

All RINA marine rules are available, subject to registration in the Marine Member Area, at the following link https://membermarine.rina.org/content/mno/ (registration is free).

Our Member Area Marine provides access to regulatory documentation such as RINA Rules and Circulars, RINA Marine Notices (MNOs) and the RINA publication IMO Conventions Codes and Amendments listing new IMO rules requirements coming in to force according to the ship type.


Leonardo Hull

The product includes:

  • Three dimensional FEM analysis Software package for the structural analysis of a ship by means of FEM direct calculations. A dedicated modeller and post-processor with RINA Rules load definition and checks for yielding, buckling, fatigue is included
  • Section and bulkhead scantlings Software package to check ship transverse sections and bulkheads, including fatigue and ultimate strength checks of structural details
  • Bulk carrier safety An easy tool for the structural assessment of bulk carriers according to the SOLAS and IACS requirements


Leonardo Propulsion

The product includes:

  • Shaftline Calculation of torsional vibrations for propulsion or generation plants, including RINA Rule check
  • Crankshaft Check of crankshaft according to RINA Rules
  • Propeller Software package to check of propeller according to RINA Rules
  • Shrink-fit Generalized shrink and force fitting calculations in accordance to RINA Rules


Leonardo Hull 2D - Charter Yachts

The product includes:

  • LH2D-CHY a structural check tool for Charter Yachts built in steel or aluminium


Pleasure Craft EC Assessment

The product includes:

  • CE-STAB for stability assessment tool - according to ISO 12217-1/2/3
  • CE-STAB-I for inclining experiment tool
  • CE-STAB-M for meteorological criterion tool
  • CE-STAB-S for wind stiffness verification tool
  • STR-DIP for structural check tool for hulls in composite material, steel and aluminium alloy
  • SCW for small craft windows assessment tool - according to ISO 12216


and the following check lists as well:

  • Fire Protection - ISO 9094 - 1
  • Fire Protection - ISO 9094 - 2
  • Bilge Pumping System - ISO 15083
  • Toilet Waste Retention System - ISO 8099
  • Permanently Installed Fuel System - ISO 10088
  • Liquified Petroleum GAS (LPG) System - ISO 10239
  • Man Overboard and Recovery - ISO 15085


Leonardo piping and pressure vessels

The product includes:

  • Boiler and pressure vessels - according to RINA Rules
  • Hydraulic oil cylinder - according to RINA Rules


Register Book (4)



Rules for the classification of ships


Rules for the classification of naval ships


Rules for special ships and units


Rules for the application of governmental rules




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