Maritime Cook Islands


Classification Societies

Maritime Cook Islands has entered into formal agreements with members of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) and other select organisations. The following class societies act on behalf of Maritime Cook Islands:


American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)

Bureau Veritas (BV)

China Classification Society (CCS)

Croatian Register of Shipping (CRS)

Det Norske Veritas  (DNV)

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass)

Korean Register of Shipping (KR)

Lloyd’s Register (LR)

Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)

RINA Services S.p.A (RINA)

Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS)

Polski Rejestr Statkow (PRS)


Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS)

International Naval Surveys Bureau (INSB)

Phoenix Register of Shipping (PRHRS)


Singapore Bureau of Shipping (SBOS)

Turk Loydu

The Shipping Register of Ukraine

NOTE: Non-IACS are unable to perform statutory surveys for vessels over 500GT, they must arrange survey & certification through IACS Classification.

We also maintain a worldwide network of flag surveyors, authorised to carry out statutory surveys for vessels under 500GT. Please contact us for more information.

If you require further information about the RO’s authority under the Cook Islands flag go to GISIS