Classification Societies

Classification Societies

All IACS members are recognized as classification societies in Republic of Moldova. List of non-IACS members is enlarging continuosly providing shipowners more options.

In accordance with Government Resolution of the Republic of Moldova Nr. 1608 dated 30.12.2003 “On recognition of international qualifications companies” the present recognized and authorized Classification Societies by the Moldavian authorities are listed below :

IACS Members

  • Russian Maritime Register of Shipping – Russia;
  • American Bureau of Shipping – USA;
  • Bureau Veritas – France;
  • Germanischer Lloyd – Germany;
  • Lloyd’s Register of Shipping – England;
  • Registro Italiano Navale – Italy;
  • Det Norske Veritas – Norway;
  • Nippon Kaiji Kyokai – Japan;
  • China Classification Society – China;
  • Korean Register of Shipping – South Korea.

The Classification Societies recognized and authorized by the Moldovan authorities that provide only ship inspection services are:

Non IACS Members 

  • State Enterprise “Registrul Naval” – Moldova
  • Shipping Register of Ucraine
  • Bulgarian Register of Shipping;
  • Maritime Bureau of Shipping ;
  • Poland Register of Shipping ;
  • Hellenic Register of Shipping ;
  • Cyprus Bureau of Shipping;
  • International Register of Shipping;
  • Dromon Bureau of Shipping ;
  • Maritime Lloyd – Georgia;
  • Inspeccion y  Clasificacion Maritima (INCLAMAR);
  • International Naval Surveys Bureau (INSB);
  • Turk Loydu;
  • Venezuelan Register of Shipping C.A.;
  • Intermaritime Certification Services (ICS Class) ;
  • „Isthmus Bureau of Shipping (ClassIBS) ;
  • Phoenix Register of Shipping (PH.R.S) ;
  • Mediterranean Shipping Register (MSR).