ICS Class is an independent and non-commercial organization carries out its classification activities in an impartial and objective way in compliance with the ICS Class Rules and Regulations.
These Rules and Regulations set appropriate standards for the Classification of Ships providing all the information you need for classification purposes.
When carrying out class surveys, ICS Class shall apply the following Rules and Regulations:
|General Regulations||General Regulations for the Supervision|
|Chapter 03||Equipment, Arrangement and Outfit|
|Chapter 06||Fire Protection|
|Chapter 07||Machinery Installation|
|Chapter 08||Pumping and Piping|
|Chapter 11||Electrical Equipment|
|Chapter 12||Refrigerating Plants|
The classification may assign, maintain and renew if the vessel is subject to the following periodical class surveys:
|Inspection of the outside of the ship´s bottom including Dry-Docking Survey (DD) & In Water Survey (IWS)|
|Propeller Shaft Survey|
|ESP applicable to Bulk Carriers & Oil Tankers|
|Other type of survey as determine by ICS Class|
A Certificate of Class valid for five (5) years can be issue as a result of satisfactory completion of periodical surveys, this document certify compliance with the requirements of the ICS Class Rules and Regulations.
For a request of any Class Survey you may contact us thru [email protected]
|According to the Merchant Marine Circular 267:
..all Panamanian flagged vessels of 500 GT and above, shall maintain a Class Certificate onboard that certifies that its structure, machinery and electrical equipment are in full compliance with the provisions of the International Conventions ratified by the Republic of Panama.