International Association of Classification Societies (IACS)
Association internationale des sociétés de classification
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1968-09-11 Hamburg Germany FR
Founded with 10 member societies, Classification Societies having previously held the following Conferences: 1939, Rome (Italy); 1955, Paris (France); 1959, London (UK); 1965 New York NY (USA); 1968 Oslo (Norway). Set up 'IACS Permanent Office', Apr 1992, in London.
Promote improvements of standards of safety at sea and prevention of pollution of marine environment; consult and cooperate with relevant international and maritime organizations; cooperate closely with the world's maritime industries; establish standards, guidelines and rules for design, construction and survey of ships and other marine structures.
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Council (meets twice a year); General Policy Group; Quality Committee Working Groups; Permanent Secretariat in London (UK). Meetings closed.
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