Classification Societies

The following Classification Societies are the recognized Classification Societies who may issue Survey, tonnage and convention certificates on behalf of the Maltese Government:

  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS);
  • Bureau Veritas (BV);
  • China Classification Society (CCS);
  • ClassNK (NK);
  • Det Norske Veritas (DNV);
  • Germanischer Lloyd (GL);
  • Korean Register of Shipping (KR);
  • Lloyds Register of Shipping (LR);
  • Polish Register of Shipping (PRS);
  • Registro Italiano Navale (RINA);
  • Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS).