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Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control for West & Central African Region


To ensure the effective implementation of the Port State Control regime through the establishment of an improved and harmonized standard which adopts current IMO and ILO Conventions, for the elimination of sub-standard shipping.

Approved Recognized Organizations(ROs) in the Abuja MoU Region.

Sierra Leone South Africa
Alpha Ship Classification (CLASSAS),American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Asia Shipping Certification Services (ASCS),Bureau Veritas (BV),China Classification Society (CCS), Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DBS),DNVGL American Bureau of Shipping (ABS),Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore (BV),China Classification (CCS),Det Norske Veritas - Germanischer Lloyd (DNV GL),
Foresight Ship Classification (FSClass),Korean Register of Shipping (KRS),Lloyd's Register (LR),Maritime Lloyd (ML),New United Marine Services LT (NUMS),Overseas Marine Certification Service, Inc. (OMCS) Indian Register of Shipping (IRS),Korean Register of Shipping (KRS), Lloyds Register of Shipping (LRS),Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK)
Phoenix Register of Shipping S.A. (PHRS),RINA Services S.p.A (RINA) Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RMRS),Sing Lloyd (SGL),Union Bureau of Shipping (UBS) Registro Italino Navale (RINA),Russian Register of Shipping (RS)
Benin Senegal Gambia
BUREAU VERITAS(BV) Bureau Veritas Experts Bureau Veritas (BV)
- associés les métiers portuaires Weesure Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK)
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