Classification societies

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​​The Danish Maritime Authority has authorised a number of classification societies (or recognized organisations - ROs) to perform various approval and certification tasks on board Danish ships.

The classification societies perform their work on behalf of the Danish Maritime Authority.

The most recent agreement between the Danish Maritime Authority and the ROs

Annex to the RO Agreement of 18 May 2021

The Danish Maritime Authority has authorised the following classification societies (ROs):

  1. American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
  2. Bureau Veritas (BV)
  3. Class NK (Nippon Kaiji Kyokai)
  4. DNV
  5. Lloyd's Register (LR)​​
  6. Polish Register of Shipping (PRS)
  7. RINA
  8. Korean Register (KR)
  9. China Classification Society (CCS) 
  10. Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)



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