Document of Compliance (DOC)
Issued to every company which complies with the requirements of the ISM code. It is issued by the administration. A copy of the DOC is to be carried onboard. This certificate does not need to be authenticated or certified.
Validity is subject to annual verification within 3 months before or after the anniversary date.
DOC can be withdrawn if an annual review is not requested by the company or if there are major non-conformities.
All SMC and interims will be withdrawn as well if DOC is withdrawn.