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Merchant Ship Services

Merchant ships are RINA SERVICES’ Marine core business. In our over 150 years of experience, we have developed standards and best practices in partnership with shipowners and managers, shipyards, oil majors and all other stakeholders of the maritime sector.

Our standards cover from the biggest cargo ships to the most specific smaller units, in line with leading edge technology and the continuously evolving maritime market scenario. Technical Advisory Services for merchant ships address all areas of vessel design, construction and operation, and are delivered by highly experienced team of experts and make use of state-of-the-art IT tools.


RINA SERVICES​ is proactive in supporting customers throughout their operational needs in order to maximize their investment return while ensuring safety, environmental compliance and quality of service. Thanks to our excellent Port State Control performance, we are one of the Classification Societies awarded with the best evaluation by the ship's vetting company Rightship, whose rating system is increasingly used by charterers in making chartering decisions, particularly in the solid bulk cargoes trade.