Product inspection is the basic mode of CCS marine product inspection. Namely, after CCS verification of the products complying with the requirements by reviewing the technical documents (drawings and technical criteria) and the type test of necessary items, CCS shall affix an inspection mark of CCS on the product and issue product certificate or equivalent document. Please find the Flow Chart of Product Inspection attached for information.
After individual/batch inspection by CCS, the classification products and statutory products shall be recorded and identified by the following:
For the products not covered in rules and statutory requirements, they shall, after individual/batch inspection, be recorded and identified by the following:
In the course of survey, to avoid unnecessary repeated test of the same product or in the case that the field inspection by the surveyor could be substituted to a certain extent based on the QA system of the manufacturer, CCS provides various modes of approval according to the categories of marine products for the manufacturer to choose when applying for the inspection of marine product. According to CCS’ Rules and Regulations, there are following approval modes for CCS products certification.
Design approval: to verify that the products comply with the requirements of IMO convention, CCS rules or applicable criteria by way of reviewing the drawings and technical documents and related survey and experiment, such as windlasses, winches, steering gear. Certificate of design approval will be issued after CCS approval. Please find attached the flow chart of Design Approval for information.
Works approval refers to the approval of the manufacturer’s conditions and capability for producing certain type of product, which is granted by the Society based on document review, approval test and field audit.
Type approval: type approval can be divided into Mode A and Mode B.
Approval of product test and inspection institutes refers to the approval of the product test and inspection institute’s conditions and capability for marine and product-specific inspection and test projects which is granted by the Society based on document review, approval test and field audit. Certificate will be issued after CCS approval.
For more details please contact the department of our head office as follows or CCS local office in your area which can be found from CCS directory.