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INSB Class receives authorization by Barbados Ship Registry

Expanding our statutory services and corporate recognition


INSB Class - a leading Non- IACS Greek ship classification society – announces that it has signed on 16 May 2017 an agreement governing the delegation of statutory certification services for vessels registered with the Barbados Maritime Ship Registry (BMSR).

The granted RO authorization enables INSB Class to perform surveys, audits, approvals and relevant certification for SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ILL, ISM Code, ISPS Code, MLC , BWM instruments as well as under other IMO Conventions and Codes, to vessels registered or intended to fly the flag of Barbados.

This authorization elevates further the total number of Flag recognitions to 30 and reflects the INSB Class growing confidence from leading International Registers such as Barbados Maritime Ship Registry (BMSR).

INSB Class is delighted to have been delegated by the esteemed Barbados Maritime Ship Registry (BMSR) and looks forward to working jointly with Barbados, for promoting safety through high quality and accredited ship survey and certification services.



Photos Legend:

Left hand photo:

Left : Mr. Ken McLean, Barbados Principal Registrar, BMSR London

Right:Mr. Pantelis Chinakis, President & Managing Director INSB Class, Piraeus


Right hand photos:

Lower photo- Left to Right: Mr. Nikos Nesteroulis-INSB Class Vice President, Mr. Ken McLean, Barbados Principal Registrar, BMSR London, Mr. Pantelis Chinakis-INSB Class President &Managing Director.

Venue: INSB Class Headquarters, Piraeus, Greece