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Recognized Classification Societies

The Ascent Navals Register-The Martime Technical Administration under its Flag  have no objection for ship owners to use the following Classification Societies  to carry out statutory surveys/audits, plan approvals, and issue international convention certificates for and on behalf of the Flag managed and as agreed .

  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
  • Bureau Veritas (BV)
  • China Classification Society (CCS)
  • Croatian Register of Shipping (CRS)
  • Det Norske Veritas Germanischer Lloyd (DNVGL)
  • Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)
  • Korean Register of Shipping (KR)
  • Lloyds Register (LR)
  • Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
  • Polish Register of Shipping (PRS)
  • Registro Italiano Navale (RINA)
  • Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS)

Non IACS :

  • Ascent Navals (AN)
  • Union Bureau of Shipping (UBS)
  • Universal Maritime Bureau (UMB)
  • Guardian Bureau of Shipping (GBS)


Classification Societies that not listed above may apply for recognition on a case-by-case basis only .Please do contact:   E.mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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