News & Updates


The United States Coast Guard (USCG) has recently published its Annual Port State Control (PSC) Report and Annual Class Performance List for 2015.

The report provides key statistics related to enforcement of international requirements with regard to foreign flag vessels calling in US ports as well as on the safety performance of Flag States and Recognized Organizations.


INSB Class@ USCG | 2013-2015 Safety Compliance Performance

Basis the published performance results for the year 2015 and the 3-year period 2013-2015 relevant to class societies, INSB Class remains in the top performing group of class societies with a detention ratio of 0%.


In 34 individual vessel examinations received in the period 2013 to 2015 (distinct arrivals), INSB Class was not attributed with any RO related detention and thus continues its unbroken presence amongst the top performers in the USCG Port State Control Reports, since 2013.

INSB Class consistent positive PSC performance highlights its commitment to applying safety norms and verifying compliance for its certified fleet.

INSB Class shall continue to demonstrate an increased focus and care with regards to the application and verification of applicable safety norms to ensure that its register fleet continues to meet required IMO safety regulations and INSB Class Rules, with the aim for sustained Quality Shipping and safer seas.



INSB Class | USCG Approval

Since 2006, INSB Class remains approved by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) for Classification Society activities under 46 CFR part 2, subpart 2.45 , in reflection of its commitment to achieve ever-higher standards.

INSB classed vessels freely operate in the United States waters, on the same basis with IACS classed fleet.

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