The performance of Recognised Organisations (RO) in 2021, including inspections, deficiency rates, detention rates and the percentage of the detainable deficiencies that were allocated RO responsibility are recorded in Table 16. The table shows a relatively small proportion of detainable deficiencies assigned to ROs. The average in RO-responsible detainable deficiencies considerably decreased to 3.2 per cent compared to 6.3 per cent in 2020.

Table 16 – Performance of Recognised Organisations

Recognised Organisation PSC
inspection

 
Deficiencies Detentions Detention rate Detainable
deficiencies
RO  
responsible detainable deficiencies
      RO
responsible as share
of all detainable deficiencies
       American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) 384 643 18 4.7% 22 0 0
Bureau Veritas (BV) 267 743 25 9.4% 31 2 6.5%
China Classification
Society (CCS)
168 254 7 4.2% 8 0 0
CR Classification
Society (CCRS)
24 35 2 8.3% 2 0 0
Croatian Register of Shipping (CRS) 38 62 2 5.3% 3 0 0
DNV (formerly DNVGL)* 572 1,219 30 5.2% 37 0 0
Korean Register of Shipping (KRS) 101 334 12 11.9% 25 2 8.0%
Lloyd's Register (LR) 324 692 17 5.2% 27 0 0
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NKK) 856 2,031 43 5.0% 61 3 4.9%
RINA Services SpA (RINA) 69 152 2 2.9% 2 0 0
Viet Nam Register (VR) 1 12 0 0.0% 0 0 0
No class 16 65 1 6.3% 3 0 0
Totals: 2820 6242 159 5.6% 221 7 3.2%

* Note: the results for DNVGL and DNV have been merged after DNV changed their name.