Classification was original a matter between Ship-owners and Underwriters.
Now Class is required by some flag states implemented by their National Law.
Class is not required by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
There are two groups of Class-Society-Organisations.
- IACS-CLASS (See IACS website for more information)
Limdal Marine Services is a NON IACS Classification Society.
Countries for with we are authorised you can verify on the IMO public information website