About us


About Us

Asia Pacific Register of Shipping., known as (APSR) was established in 2006 in London, UK; its international technical office is based in London and with authorized surveyors worldwide. As an independent, non-governmental, ship’s International Classification Society, the AP Class is dedicated to provide classification and statutory certification services to ships and other marine structures, with the objective of safeguarding life, property and the environment. Service Quality Concentrating on quality in all our services, we together with the strict formulation of the rules and regulations have reached the acceptance of AP Class by the shipping communities as a reputable classification society.

Global Euro Certified for ISO 9001, 14001 & OHSAS 18001

Through our well qualified staff, AP Class. provides effective services with the minimum expenses to various professional operations, ensuring the confirmation of all our services with the international rules and regulations. Activities The activities of AP Class (APSR) include the application of Ruless & Regulations, Standards and Guidelines for the design, construction and operational maintenance of ships and marine related structures and the subsequent verification of these Standards.

These activities encompass:

  • Classification services for ships, offshore installations and related industrial products (including containers): development and maintenance of rules, plan approval, surveys and certification;
  • Statutory services for ships, offshore installations and related industrial products, when so authorized: development of technical regulations for statutory surveys, plan approval, surveys and certification;
  • Surveys and certification delegated by other ship survey organizations, surveys related to notarial matters and safety assessment as well as verification surveys and certification of ships and offshore installations , and investigation of major maritime safety accidents;
  • Verification, surveys and certification of related industrial facilities and products used on land, and surveys and certification delegated by foreign ship survey organizations for marine facilities and products as well as related industrial facilities and products used on land;
  • ISM audit and certification;
  • ISPS audit and certification;
  • Survey and assessment of ship’s technical conditions;
  • Certification of quality management systems and environmental management systems in accordance with ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 series standards;
  • Technical research for classification of ships and offshore installations, safety on waters and environmental protection, survey of marine facilities and products as well as related industrial facilities and products used on land, and research on the application of information technology;
  • Other services.

The Company's philosophy is to provide high quality, truly professional services matching the standards of the International Maritime Industry and to follow the concept of Total Quality Service. The company and its staff shall dedicate themselves to achieve very high standards of quality throughout the range of services being offered by the company and understand their responsibility and commitment towards quality and total customer satisfaction.



(APSR) believes that maritime survey services should combine knowledge, expertise and concrete professional work whereby the Company would provide high quality services to the client through closely planned and implemented team work.

The objective of our policy is to deliver high-quality and cost effectiveness with flexibility tailored to suit the specific requirements of each individual client and always in accordance with National and International Rules and Regulations. (APSR) commits itself in maintaining and promoting the clauses of the policy statement at all times.

APSR can be categorized into 4 divisions.

Business Development Division

  • Formulate marketing strategy in the marine field to meet the client’s need.
  • Development and implementation of solutions for clients
  • Ship registration consultancy

Marine Division

  • Classification
  • Education and Training
  • Marine Management System
  • Ship Security (only for ISPS)
  • Statutory Surveys

Consultancy Division

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  • Ballast Water Management
  • Condition Assessment Services
  • Incident Investigation
  • Maritime Software Development
  • Risk Management Services
  • Sales and Purchase Services
  • Ship Emergency and Responses Services
  • Shipyard Supervision
  • Valuation Survey for Banks
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001, ISM, ISPS, ISO 2800

Oil and Gas Division

  • Verification
  • Consultancy
  • Design
  • Compliance
  • Construction Survey


Security Risk Consultancy & Services

  • Consultancy
  • Products
  • Services


REPRESENTATIVES NETWORK : Asia Pacific Register of Shipping (APSR) is expanding its Network of qualified Surveyors which will be distributed throughout the major ports of the world, ready to provide the required services to our clients. Currently, there are Surveyors in 36 Countries
Ports : Durres • Luanda • Antwerp •Bahia • Bourgas • Vancouver • Rijeka • Limassol •Alexandria • Tallinn • Grospierres • Hamburg Samarinda  •
•Piraeus •Taranto • Abidjan • Aqaba• Kuwait City • Triboli • Casablanca • Karachi •Manila • Constantza •Novorossysk •Rostov • Huangpu  • Shanghai • Chiwan •
• Koper •Valencia • Tartous • ValdemAPSRvik • Queensburgh• Istanbul • Dubai • Odessa • Koper •Valencia • Tartous • Chabahar • Bandar Abbas • Jebel Al • Mina Rashid • Mina Zayed • Mina Khalid •Khor Fakkan • Dubai Bulk Plant Tanker Terminal. • Jeddah Islamic Port. • Ju Aymah LPG Terminal.•
• Queensburgh• Istanbul • Dubai • Odessa  • Sharjah  • Mumbai  • Tuticorin  • Chennai  • Dhaka  • Dover  • Noshahr • Anzali •Ju'aymah Crude and LPG Terminals. • Jubail Commercial Port. •King Abdul Aziz Port (Dammam) • Jubail • Yanbu •Sohar • Sultan Qaboos • Duqm • Khasab • Mina al Fahal • Muscat • Qalhat • Salalah  • Al Rayyan • Al Shaeen • Al Wakrah • Doha • Halul Island • Ras Laffan • Umm Said (Mesaieed) • Al Aqabah • Iskenderun  • Mersin   • Izmir