How Ships are Classed

 How Ships are Classed

The world fleet of today includes various types/sizes of ships which are engaged in international trade. The design of these ships were not built according to the good wishes of the ship owner or the shipbuilding industry. Each ship is now built strictly in accordance with the standard guidelines, rules & regulation set by the internationally accepted organizations named as “Classification Societies”. These Societies approve drawing and design of the ship and closely supervise the construction of the ship, until and unless she is finally ready for commercial voyage.

Ships designed and built in accordance with the standard rules & regulation of Classification Society, are given a Class Certificate and entered into the Register of the Society.

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