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CCS approved for flag state tasks for ship safety and marine environment protection

The Ship Safety Division of the BG Verkehr approved another classification society (aka recognized organization, RO). The RO China Classification Society (CCS) will perform tasks regarding ship safety and marine environment protection for the German Flag State Administration. Among the flag state tasks performed are:

  • Pre-examination of construction drawings and documents,
  • surveys of ships, especially abroad,
  • issuance of interim certificates and preliminary documents.

Prerequisite for the approval by the German Flag is the recognition in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 391/2009 done by the European Commission. CCS is a member of the International Association of Classification Society (IACS).

Further information on the tasks the nine classification societies for the German Flag perform are provided under the heading "Flag · Register".