classification society

Why is it necessary for a ship to classed with Classification Society?

What is Classification Society? A classification society is an organisation that helps maintains technical standards for the construction of vessel and its operation. Classification society also certify that the construction of a vessel is in accordance with relevant standards, regulations and also carry out surveys to ensure that vessel is in…

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Understanding the Law (Convention, Protocols, Code)

We seafarers who are not maritime lawyers and hence the Legal terms confuse us. There are so many terms associated with the IMO conventions, and other associated Codes.  One thing that no seafarers can avoid is to not to deal with IMO conventions and codes. Protocol, code, resolution, treaty, convention, circulars,…

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