Recognition and Achievements

IACS:  International Association of Classification Societies

  • 1991: IRClass became an Associate of IACS
  • 2010: IRClass awarded full membership

IUA: International Underwriters Association   

  • 2000: IRClass recognized by International Underwriting Association (IUA) in London for inclusion in Institute Classification Clause

DSIR: Department of Scientific and Industrial Research

  • 1985: IRClass recognized by Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Govt. of India, as an R&D organization

Maritime Administrations

  • IRClass is officially recognised by India and 36 other Maritime Administrations for Statutory Surveys & Certification
  • 2002: IRClass appointed sole authority for load line assignment for the Indian flag

ACS:  Association of Asian Classification Societies

  • 2010: IRClass became a founding member of the Association of Asian Classification Societies (ACS).  ACS promotes Co-operation among Asian Classification societies through research and development in the areas of common interest

European Union Recognition

  • 2016: IRClass received recognition from European Union which opens our roads to business with European Countries


  • 2014: IRClass received Lloyds List Award for “Highly Commendable Classification Society of the Year”
  • 2014: IRClass Systems and Solutions Pvt Ltd received BPCL “ Best Inspection Agency of the Year” Award
  • 2015: IRClass received BPCL “ Best Inspection Agency of the Year” Award
  • 2015: IRClass received “Samudra Manthan” Award

Policy Statement and Corporate Objectives

To promote Quality, Occupational Health and Safety and protection of the Environment by making every effort to be a Safer, Smarter and Green Organization.


Code of Ethics

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), lives by its reputation. Acceptance of its tectinuously proving and re-proving inthnical work can only be maintained by conegrity and competence.

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