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Profile of registrant

International Association of Classification Societies Ltd.

Identification number in the register: 80305287660-27
Registration date: 10/01/12 11:17:07

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/12/13 11:45:16
The date of the last annual update was 18/12/13 11:45:16

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Association of Classification Societies Ltd.
Acronym: IACS
Legal status: Ltd.
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  DEREK HODGSON
Position: IACS Permanent Secretary

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Position: IACS Representative to the EU

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 36 Broadway 
London SW1H 0BH
Telephone number: (+44) 020 7976 0660
Fax number: (+44) 020 7808 1100
Other contact information: IACS - International Association of Classification Societies Ltd.
IACS Brussels Office
37-41 Rue du Congres, 1000 Brussels, Belgium
TEL: +32 (0)2 609 5011 FAX: +32 (0)2 609 5014

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Dedicated to safe ships and clean seas, IACS makes a unique contribution to maritime safety and regulation through technical support, compliance verification and research and development. More than 90% of the world's cargo carrying tonnage is covered by the classification design, construction and through-life compliance Rules and standards set by the thirteen Member Societies of IACS.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 1
Complementary information: IACS EU Representative

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Astrid Silvia Grunert 25/01/14 23/01/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Regular monitoring of EU legislative processes;
coordination of IACS Expert Group EU;
meetings with EU officials and sister organisations from the sector ...

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Research and Technology
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2011 - 01/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 100000  € - 150000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.