RINA to classify Swedish Maritime Administration fleet
The Swedish Maritime Administration (SMA) has awarded RINA a five-year contract for the classification and the inspection of its fleet, which comprises over 120 vessels. The contract includes a possible extension for a further five years if the relationship will be successful.
The SMA fleet includes general working vessels such as patrol boats, icebreakers and rescue boats as well as subsea measurement boats.
The actual regime of the inspections adopted by SMA so far together with this new process help to ensure vessels are fit for purpose and have acceptable levels of stability, safety, seaworthiness and environmental impact. The SMA works to keep the Swedish maritime sector safe and efficient.
RINA is a global classification society with offices located throughout the world. This contract will be managed from its office in Stockholm, Sweden with support from its headquarters in Italy. Classification and statutory services covered by the contract include International Safety Management Certification and the other International Maritime Convention Certifications.
RINA provides a wide range of services across the Energy, Marine, Certification, Transport & Infrastructure and Industry sectors. With a turnover in 2018 of 440 million Euros, over 3,800 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a member of key international organizations and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards.