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Classification Management

Classification Management is the administration of classification and statutory compliance functions necessary for the operation of the ship.


The objective of Classification Management is to ensure compliance with classification and statutory requirements in the most cost effective manner by maintaining a minimum interruption in the ship's trading.


minimisation of direct and indirect expenses 

minimisation of ship and shore based personnel time

avoidance of unscheduled repairs, off-hires and delays 

avoidance of class related casualties

avoidance of Port State Control detentions

elimination of any breach of warranty with underwriters

harmonisation with ISM requirements

Provided Services

monitoring all due surveys and certificates and generally any obligations towards the classification society and relevant notifications

optimisation of the time and location for presenting the ship for survey, commensurate with its commercial obligations

optimisation of number of surveys and due items to be carried out each time a Surveyor is in attendance 

advice to the Owner of the particular requirements of due surveys and items of importance that should be addressed prior to and during the survey in order to save time and expense

assistance to the Owner on adverse and/or complicated issues that may develop, by communicating with the classification society and/or the flag Administration

review of classification reports and invoices for verification that they reflect correctly the surveys performed, in order to avoid future complications

advice to the Owner on any forthcoming classification and statutory matters that may affect operations 

Additional Services

notification of upcoming new regulations / requirements 

planning and coordination of surveys with class 

attendance of surveys on behalf of owner 

documentation, distribution and record keeping

Contact CBS Office


Giannou Kranidioti 8A, 3110 P.O. Box 50214
CY3602 - Limassol, Cyprus


Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00


52 Zosimadon,
Pireaus 18531

+30 210-4522321

Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:00


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