Recognised Classification Societies in Malta

Throughout the ship registration procedure, merchant vessels must be classed with one of the following classification societies to issue all necessary statutory certificates as authorised by the Malta administration on behalf of the Maltese Government:
American Bureau of Shipping
Bureau Veritas
China Classification Society
ClassNK
Det Norske Veritas
Germanischer Lloyd
Koeran Register of Shipping
Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
Polish Register of Shipping
Registro Italiano Navale
Russian Maritime Register of Shipping