Ship classification has been at the core of the RINA business since its inception. Today, this business sector represents 26% of the RINA’s turnover, making it one of the top ranking marine classification societies in the world. RINA is a founding member of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), formed in 1968.
The RINA fleet is recognized by approximately 114 international flag authorities. RINA integrated services for the complete shipping cycle including design, building, shipyard management, inspection and testing of materials / components and regular inspections to maintain the class are used by freight, ferries, ro-ro, passenger ships, yachts, cruise ships, navy, LNG and other specialist carrier vessels.