Working at AP ClassCareers

Every day the industries we serve push through operational frontiers once deemed impossible. AP Class stands squarely at the cross roads of the balance point between cutting-edge innovation and the safety of life and the environment at sea.

AP Class offers a multitude of exciting career options available for those interested in making the world a safer place. Explore some of the great careers below.

Our world class engineers dedicate their careers to helping our clients balance the safety of life, protection of the environment and operational performance. As more novel designs are brought to the forefront, AP Class needs engineers able to merge innovative concepts with tried-and-true methodology that have helped establish our leadership position in the classification industry and on the risk management front. Responsibilities include developing programs that meet regulatory requirements in key markets including oil & gas, chemical, government, insurance, maritime, nuclear and wind energy.
Surveyors & Auditors

Our world class surveyors and auditors dedicate their careers to helping our clients balance the safety of life, protection of the environment and operational performance. AP Class surveyors are at the front line of our clients operations making decisions that will directly impact the safety of life and protection of the environment at sea.

The core competencies of the Asia Pacific Register of Shipping (AP Class) and the AP Class Group of Companies worldwide network of professionals lie in the fields of survey, engineering, auditing, and safety and risk consulting.

For our classification business, surveyors bring experience and professional judgment to their tasks of assessing the compliance of a vessel or structure with the AP Class Rules and relevant statutory regulations.

Engineers offer a spectrum of skills from naval architecture to hydrodynamics and ergonomics. Relevant disciplines include naval architecture as well as civil, electrical, industrial, marine, mechanical and ocean engineering.

Auditors specialize in management and security systems, particularly those conforming to International Organization of Standardization (ISO) and International Safety Management (ISM) and International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Codes.

Our safety and risk consultants use engineering-based and field-proven methods to offer our clients practical, rational and holistic risk management systems and solutions that help them establish, manage and monitor activities that can improve overall safety performance.

Professionals from other disciplines including marketing, human resources, finance and information management, support our organizational objectives and initiatives.


With more than 2,000 employees and associates, AP Class and the AP Class Group of Companies offers a dynamic work environment and multiple avenues for career growth.


AP Class and the AP Class Group of Companies operate in more than 120 locations in 70 countries around the world. Our corporate and regional headquarters can be found in Dubai, India, London, Shanghai and Singapore. A career with AP Class offers the opportunity to work across the world with a talented group of diverse, global professionals.

Talented professionals are also required to provide technical and management consulting services by hiring risk, software and other various analysts. Our reputation is built on proven technical expertise, unmatched quality of work, clarity of documentation and commitment to customer service.
Research & Development

AP Class is at the forefront of technology research that will directly impact the future of the marine, offshore and energy, and government industries. Whether leading dedicated in-house projects, with world class research institutions, or partnering with industry through joint development projects, through its London-based headquarters, and strategically located technology centers around the globe, the AP Class Technology department is working around-the-clock to conduct more than 150 research projects every year.

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