The classification surveys conducted by CCS play a significant role in promoting domestic and foreign shipping enterprises to get onto the international shipping market and accelerating the development of shipping fleet. After years of development, CCS' ship survey business succeeds in keeping pace with the international counterparts, obtaining recognition and authorization from the administrations of more and more countries or regions to carry out statutory surveys and issue corresponding certificates on their behalf. CCS' classification surveys and assigned class symbols and notations have been recognized by the insurers both home and abroad and the ships classed with CCS can enjoy the same preferential insurance treatment for the cargo carried.

After years of development, CCS has established a network of classification survey and owns a team of well-experienced exclusive surveyors with high educational level. CCS has set up branches/offices at major ports along China's coast and the Yangtze River and in countries/regions in Asia, Europe, America, Middle East, Australia, etc., shaping up a global service network.

CCS carries out class surveys and issues corresponding certificates strictly according to the quality system requirements to ensure that the entire service process is performed under controlled conditions and the survey quality is guaranteed. By such efforts, CCS PSC detention record is well improved and achieves a fundamental good return. CCS has become one of the best member societies of IACS in terms of good safety and quality record.