UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE): LIST OF FLAG STATES WHERE AN IACS CLASSIFICATION IS REQUIRED
January 3, 2019
The UAE Federal Transport Authority Circular 12 of 2018 came into force on 01 January 2019. A vessel flying the flag from 25 countries (listed below) must now be classed with an IACS member, or with Tasneef (the UAE classification society), in order to call at ports or anchor in the UAE waters up to the EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone).
- Albania; Belize; Cambodia; Comoros; Congo; Cook Islands; Costa Rica; Democratic People’s Republic of Korea; Equatorial Guinea; Georgia; Ghana; Honduras; Maldives; Mauritius; Palau; Republic of Moldova; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; Sao Tome and Principe; Sierra Leone; State of Bolivia; Togo; Tonga; United Republic of Tanzania; Vanuatu