Maritime Works series of standards

The BS 6349 series

bs6349series

The BS 6349 series of standards provides guidance on the planning, design, construction and maintenance of maritime structures.

BS 6349-5:2016 
Maritime works – Code of practice for dredging and land reclamation

BS 6349-5 provides recommendations for dredging and land reclamation works. The latest version of the standard reflects developments in technology and the increase in size and capabilities of dredging plants. It also includes more extensive guidance on reclamation to cover current methods. 

 

BS 6349-1-4:2013 
Maritime works – General. Code of practice for materials

BS 6349-1-4 provides guidance for the materials used in the design and construction of maritime environment structures, and includes specific provisions for use in a seawater environment.

     

BS 6349-1-1:2013 
Maritime works – General. Code of practice for planning and designs for operations

BS 6349-1-1 provides guidance on general criteria relevant to the planning, design, construction and maintenance of structures and facilities set in the maritime environment. It also gives recommendations in respect of environmental and operational matters that need to be considered in the planning and design of maritime works.

 

BS 6349-2:2010 
Maritime works. Code of practice for the design of quay walls, jetties and dolphins

 BS 6349-2 gives recommendations and guidance on the design of quay walls, jetties and dolphins. It also includes references to Eurocodes and other European standards published since the previous edition of BS 6349-2.

     

BS 6349-1-2:2016+A1:2017
Maritime works – General. Code of practice for assessment of actions

 BS 6349-1-2 gives recommendations for the assessment of actions for the planning and design of maritime works. It covers partial factors and load case combinations for maritime structures.

This part of BS 6349 is currently being amended and is available for public comment. Comment now

 

BS 6349-3:2013 
Maritime works. Code of practice for the design of shipyards and sea locks

 BS 6349-3 focuses on shipyard-specific design considerations and applies to the design of both commercial and naval base facilities. It also covers all the principal types of facility and how all the factors which impact the maritime structure design should be taken into account through the design process.

BS 6349-1-3:2012
Maritime works – General. Code of practice for geotechnical design 

 BS 6349-1-3 gives recommendations for geotechnical activities associated with the design and implementation of maritime works. It covers site investigation and gives additional guidance on testing procedures and typical ground properties.

 

BS 6349-4:2014 
Maritime works. Code of practice for design of fendering and mooring systems

 BS 6349-4 has been updated to reflect latest industry practice and provide guidance and recommendations on the design of fendering systems and layouts, mooring devices and mooring system layouts.The BS 6349 series of standards provides guidance on the planning, design, construction and maintenance of maritime structures.

     


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