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 116 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.


Case study

ROBINS Project

ROBotics technology for INspection of Ships, aimed at filling technology and regulatory gaps that today still represent a barrier to the adoption of robotics systems in ship inspections

Case study

M / n Splendid into a “hospital ship”

A project developed by GNV together with RINA to assist coronavirus patients and increase the hospital capacity of Liguria

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M GT of classed ships


M GT in orderbook


remote surveys


flag administrations