What are factors affecting Classification Society?

A ship’s class may be affected when:

  • Significant defects become apparent in structures, systems and equipment covered under the rules and regulations.
  • Damage has been sustained due to adverse weather conditions, malfunctions or human error.

Owner and operator must inform the above to the society without delay.

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Classification rules and regulations do not cover:  

  • Floatation stability
  • Life saving appliances.
  • Pollution prevention arrangements.
  • Personnel protection

Unless…..authority given by national administrations


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