Company making in-roads in Europe


IRClass team at Nor-Shipping.

The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) is seeking growth opportunities in the European market, having established a strong presence in Asia and the Middle East.

It is now planning to target Europe, building on the recognition received from European Union in 2016, reported IRClass in its newsletter in June 2019.

It has offices in the UK, Greece, the Netherlands and Turkey as well as representative offices in Malta, Cyprus and Bulgaria.

IRClass said it is initially focusing on ferries and small vessels and has already won some business with ferry operators in the Greek market.

IRClass, which is currently Vice-Chair of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), believes in actively engaging with the industry stakeholders to provide services in line with the industry requirements.

Executive Chairman Arun Sharma said: “Our company is already making in-roads into the European market with our high-quality professional services.

Managing Director Suresh Sinha gave a talk on “Sustainability in Shipping” on 5 June at Nor-Shipping which was held in Oslo 4-7 June 2019. It was attended by 900 exhibitors from 48 countries.


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