The classification activity of the Register is carried out in accordance with the General Regulation for the classification and other activity. Classification surveys of ships and offshore installations in service are regulated by the Rules for the Classification Surveys of Ships in Service, the Guidelines for the Technical Supervision of Ships in Service, the Rules for the Surveys of Inland Navigation Ships in Service (for European Inland Waterways) and other RS Rules depending on the type of ship and the offshore installation.
Classification surveys of ships and offshore installations of various purposes are carried out to verify their compliance and the compliance of ship refrigeration units with the rules of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping and with the normative and technical documents to determine the possibility of assignment, renewal, reassignment, retainment and confirmation of the Register class according to their purpose and to ensure the protection of human life at sea, the safe and reliable transport of passengers and cargo, and the prevention of pollution environment.
The initial survey of ships in service is carried out on ships that are submitted to the Register for classification for the first time when changing class, when determining the possibility of assigning a class to a ship built without technical supervision by the Register, when reassigning the class to a ship, whose Register class was withdrawn.
The initial written request in any form for acceptance of the ship to the RS class is sent by the shipowner to the Register.
Occasional surveys. Surveys related to the reinstatement of the RS class for a ship, the decommissioning of a ship or its commissioning after it has been decommissioned, during preservation and commissioning after preservation, in connection with emergencies, in cases of ship detention by the port authorities, in the case of towage trip, due to change in ship class notation, intended use, type, subtype, navigation area, increase in a number of people on board, etc., in cases of temporary impossibility to meet the established requirements of the Rules, in cases of introducing new RS or IC requirements for ships in operation, in case of changes made to design, devices, equipment and supply of ship that have not been agreed with the Register, in case of repair, modernization or re-equipment of ship or parts of ship without the approval and without the technical supervision by the Register, in case of change of shipowner, port of registration, name, ship’s flag, and where warranted.
|AGREEMENT on Carrying out the Assessment of the Ship’s Compliance with the RS Rules||430.1.8-2||RU-EN|
|AGREEMENT on Initial Survey and Classification of Ship||430.1.8-3||RU-EN|
|CONTRACT-REQUEST for Review of Technical Documentation on Ship in Service and under Repair||430.1.11||RU-EN|
|CONTRACT-REQUEST for Survey of Ship in Service||430.1.1||RU-EN|
|CONTRACT-REQUEST for Development of Technical Documentation on Ships and Offshore Installations||430.1.13||RU-EN|
|Block Fee Agreement||430.1.3||RU-EN|