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Underwater Technology


The rules for Underwater Technology (UWT) cover all aspects of classification of submersibles, underwater working machines, ROVs and AUVs as well as diving simulators. The rules for UWT are based on the GL rules and guidelines.

The rules gather requirements to all underwater systems and vehicles under one rule book, providing transparency to builders and operators.

The DNV GL rules for Underwater Technology will be published early January 2016 and enters into force July 2016.

Underwater technology