societyesIn accordance with Government Decision no. 1608 of 30.12.2003 “On the recognition of international classification societies”, in Moldova are recognized the following organizations  as classification societies:
– Russian Maritime Register of Shipping – Russian Federation;
– American Bureau of Shipping – USA;
– Bureau Veritas – France;
– Germanischer Lloyd – Germany;
– Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – United Kingdom;
– Registro Italiano Navale – Italy;
– Det Norske Veritas – Norwey;
– Nippon Kaiji Kyokai – Japan;
– China Classification Society – China;
– Korean Register of Shipping – South Korea.
The following classification societies are delegated to provide services of inspection of vessels for compliance with the requirements of international conventions in the field of naval transport, to which Republic of Moldova is part, with the issuance of the certificates of conformity:
– State Enterprise “Registrul Naval” – Moldova;
– Shipping Register of Ucraine – Ukraine;
– Bulgarian Register of Shipping – Bulgaria;
– Maritime Bureau of Shipping – Cyprus;
– Poland Register of Shipping – Poland;
– Hellenic Register of Shipping – Greece;
– Cyprus Bureau of Shipping – Cyprus;
– International Bureau of Shipping – USA;
– Dromon Bureau of Shipping – Cyprus;
– Maritime Lloyd – Georgia;
– Inspeccion y Clasificacion Maritima (INCLAMAR) – Cyprus.
– International Naval Surveys Bureau SA – I.N.S.B. – Grecia
– Intermaritime Certification Services, ICS Class – Panama
– Turkish Lloyd, Turk Loydu – Turkey
– Venezuelan Register of Shipping C.A. – Venezuela

The above is intended to provide a brief guide only. It is essential that appropriate professional advice is obtained. Our office will be glad to assist you in this respect. Please do not hesitate to contact us.

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