This document provides specific guidance for the Special Consideration process in situations where Clients intend to apply materials in their designs which are outside the current scope of Lloyd’s Register’s (LR) Rules and Regulations. The aim of this document is to describe the Special Consideration process in detailed steps, in order for Clients to receive a smooth and timely consideration for a particular material application. 

Sections include:

  1. Introduction
  2. Special consideration process
  3. Decision making
  4. Generic acceptance of material applications