ClassNK, Portuguese Flag Administration Form Agreement
Move allows group to perform surveys, issue certificates
ClassNK and the Portuguese Flag Administration have entered into an agreement, which allows the group to perform surveys and issue certificates in accordance with Solas, Marpol, Load Line and other international conventions to all Portuguese flagged vessels and Madeiran flagged vessels, on behalf of those flags administrations.
According to World Fleet Statistics, the Portuguese register holds 353 vessels and the Madeiran register holds 106 vessels. Also, a total of 105 countries/regions are delegating authority for certifications and surveys of its registered fleet to ClassNK.