For the purpose of reducing the administrative burden on stakeholders caused by the reliance on traditional paper certificates, and promoting the efficiencies of ship-ship/ ship-shore information exchange and related formalities, please be kindly notified that CCS will provide electronic certificate service to ships.
The electronic certificate issued by CCS is equally authentic as the hard copy, which is in compliance with the requirements of the Guidelines for the use of electronic certificates.
CCS is authorized to issue electronic certificates on behalf of flag States.
List of authorized flag States
Ship managers or operators may request the CCS local branch office to issue the electronic certificates for all their ships, or request CCS to issue the electronic certificates during the survey or audit of their ships.
the Request for electronic certificate service on board
Please refer to the Customer Guidance to understand the related operations.
Notice shall be kept on board with electronic certificates and made available to stakeholders.
Notice for issuing electronic certificates to ships