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Classification Society – Definition and Pronunciation

[ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən səˈsaɪəti]

What is Classification Society?

Classification Society is a organisation that sets technical rules and surveys new ships to confirm that designs and calculations meet these rules. They also periodically survey ships to ensure that they continue to meet the rules.

Examples of Classification Society

All tanker vessel are designed, constructed and equipped under the strict supervision and control of their respective classification society.

From Understanding of Information on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)“Material Safety Data Sheet and Use of Safety Equipment”.

These tests should be confirmed by the yard and the prospective owner. It is recommended that the system is tested in the presence of a Classification Society surveyor at the first loading.

From ESD Functions and Associated Safety Systems“Emergency Shutdown Systems and Safety Measures on the Ship”.

It is recommended that programmable electronic equipment and all associated input and output devices is type approved by an IACS member Classification Society to ensure their suitability for the marine environment.

From Philosophy and general requirements in the gas industry“Gas Industry Requirements LNG/LPG and Main Safety Aspects”.

Pronunciation of Classification Society

[ˌklæsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən səˈsaɪəti]

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