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