Statutory Certificates and Surveys

Statutory Certificates and Surveys

Price: 500$

Training course providing ability to coordinate surveys efficiently, provision of background knowledge about certificates.



To enable participants to coordinate surveys efficiently, having a better background knowledge about required certificates.

Entrance regulations

Basic maritime knowledge

Who should attend:

Shipping Companies: Superintendents, fleet managers, quality managers, designated persons, nautical officers, engineers, assistants (inspection)


1 day<   This module introduces the legal framework on ship inspections and surveys as well as the issuance of certificates. Distinctions are made between the requirements of the classification societies and the requirements of the flag states. The various survey types, their intervals and time periods are explained, and contents and validity of the required certificates are looked at in detail. In addition, the course also covers the planning, preparation and conduct of inspections and surveys on board. A brief explanation of how to work with the portal "My DNV GL" is provided and also the database Equasis. Case studies are used to give the participants the chance to apply what they have learnt when dealing rules and regulations as well as how to plan surveys.  

The course focuses on:
  • Presentation of classification and statutory regulations
  • Introduction of certificates
  • Planning, preparation and conduct of inspections and surveys