WRS Class becomes St. Kitts and Nevis Recognized Organization

WRS Class becomes St. Kitts and Nevis Recognized Organization

WRS (WISE Register of

Shipping) has become the authorized Recognized Organization for St. Kitts and

Nevis for conducting statutory certification of ships according to national and

international regulations. This recognition allows WRS to carry out

classification and certification services for vessels under the St. Kitts and

Nevis Ship Registry, including offshore facilities.

WRS is a classification

society that offers a comprehensive range of certification services related to

technical standards, safety, and verification procedures. Their services cover

various stages of a vessel's lifecycle, from conception to decommissioning, and

they provide constant monitoring throughout.

By classifying a

vessel, WRS ensures that it complies with accepted national and international

norms. While classification may not be mandatory for all vessel types, it

demonstrates adherence to recognized standards and regulations.

Under the authorization

from St. Kitts and Nevis, WRS is permitted to perform surveys and issue

statutory certificates in various sectors. This includes certifications related

to Load Line, Ballast Water Management, Tonnage, Ship Recycling, Antifouling,

Maritime Labor, MARPOL, SOLAS, and other codes and conventions governed by the

International Labor Office and the International Maritime Organization (IMO). WRS

can also issue statutory certifications in compliance with St. Kitts and Nevis

national regulations for non-conventional vessels.

St. Kitts and Nevis is

known for its St. Kitts & Nevis International Ship Registry, which has been

operational since 2005. It has registered a significant number of vessels and

has a positive reputation for efficient and reliable services. The registry

operates through a network of Maritime Registrars, providing local support and

facilitating ship and mortgage registrations within clients' time zones.

WRS, as a recognized

maritime service provider, will work in collaboration with the St. Kitts and

Nevis Ship Registry to offer comprehensive solutions to clients. Their services

extend beyond vessels to floating facilities falling under the registry's


Overall, this

recognition solidifies WRS's role in providing classification services,

statutory certifications, engineering solutions, audit services, and compliance

solutions for the maritime industry, while also contributing to the offerings

of the St. Kitts and Nevis Ship Registry.