Authorizations & Agreements

As a Recognized Classification Society, we have been authorized by the United States Coast Guard to issue the following International Maritime Organization certificates:

  • International Load Line Certificate
  • International Tonnage Certificate
  • Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
  • Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate
  • International Oil Pollution Prevention (MARPOL Annex I) Certificate
  • International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk (MARPOL Annex II)
  • International Air Pollution Prevention (MARPOL Annex VI) Certificate
  • International Safety Management (ISM) Code; Safety Management Certificate and Document of Compliance
  • Document of Compliance for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation II-2/19)
  • International Anti-Fouling System Certificate (IAFS)
  • International Energy Efficiency Certificate (IEE)

United States Coast Guard - Agreements

ClassNK Agreement

United States Coast Guard - Approved Supplements

US Supplement to ClassNK Rules for the Classification of Ships
(Supplement Approved by USCG 17 December 2012)

For vessels certificated under 46 CFR:

  • Subchapter D - "Tank Vessels"
  • Subchapter I - "Cargo and Misc Vessels"

United States Coast Guard Authorizations

For further information regarding other services, contact the ClassNK America Headquarters at (201)-944-8021 or NY@ClassNK.or.jp