IRClass has announced the formation of a special purpose vehicle – ‘Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding’ (CEMS) in association with Ministry of Shipping and Siemens.
Leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping has been accredited for EU MRV Monitoring Reporting and Verification services by Raad voor Accreditatie (RvA).
Strengthening its presence further in the Middle East, IRClass has also set up an office in Tehran to offer its services to the Iranian maritime sector.
IRClass, IACS member, has shown resilience amidst uncertainty in the maritime sector.
IRClass opens an office in Alang, India, the new office will serve to support its ship recycling initiative in Alang, following on its recent initiative of certifying ship recycling yards.
On 1st August, 2016, the European Commission adopted a decision granting recognition to the Indian Register of Shipping in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 391/2009 of the European Parliament.
IRClass is amongst the first organizations in the world to certify ship recycling yards according to EU standards as an ‘Independent Verifier’.