The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has released the January 2020 edition of the IACS Blue Book and the accompanying IACS Green Book
The Blue Book is an electronic library of all technical resolutions adopted by IACS as a result of its technical work. This is the core reference work for the association and contains all previous revisions of IACS publications and historical data. The Blue Book is updated and published once a year.
The Green Book is designed for daily use and contains all current IACS resolutions and recommendations as well as their history and technical background. The Green Book is updated whenever a new or revised resolution or recommendation is uploaded on the IACS website.
The publications summarise the technical output of IACS. Together, these IACS publications show how the aims and objectives of IACS are delivered for the international shipping market and contain:
These publications are available for download, free of charge, on the IACS website.