International Standard
ISO 6218:2019
Inland navigation vessels — Manually- and power-operated coupling devices for rope connections of pushing units and coupled vessels — Safety requirements and main dimensions
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ISO 6218:2019
Edition 4
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ISO 6218:2019
Published (Edition 4, 2019)

ISO 6218:2019

ISO 6218:2019
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This document specifies dimensions and safety requirements for manually operated and power-operated coupling devices used for assembling inland navigation vessels as push tows or for coupling vessels alongside by means of rope connections. The coupling device secures the stable positioning of the coupled vessels.

Safety requirements to protect operators from accidents during the creation, operation, and separation of the rope connections of push tows and vessels coupled alongside are specified in this document.

It also gives rules for designation and testing.

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  •  : Published
     : 2019-08
    : International Standard under systematic review [90.20]
  •  : 4
     : 15
  • ISO/TC 8/SC 7
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