Antigua and Barbuda has authorised ten of the members of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) as recognised organisations.
Agreements are in place with all ten Societies in accordance with the IMO requirements and all ten Societies are authorised also as Recognised Security Organisations, and as Recognised Organisations for the application of the Maritime Labour Convention as well as for the application of the other Conventions.
The Ten Recognised Organisations are:
|American Bureau of Shipping||ABS|
|China Classification Society||CCS|
|DNV GL AS||DNV GL|
|Korean Register of Shipping||KRS|
|Lloyds Register of Shipping||LR|
|Nippon Kaiji Kyokai||ClassNK|
|RINA Services S.p.A||RINA|
|Russian Register of Shipping||RS|
|Indian Register of Shipping||IRS|