Class Suspend

The Class Certificate will become invalid and the Class will be automatically suspended in any one of the following cases :

  • when the Renewal Survey has not been completed base in the period of time stipulated in the Rules and extension is not granted by BKI unless the vessel is under attendance for completion prior to resuming trading, by the due date.
  • when the Annual Survey has not been completed within 3 (three) months of the due date of the Annual Survey, unless the vessel is under attendance for completion of the Annual Survey.
  • when the Intermediate Survey has not been completed within 3 (three) months of the due date of the third Annual Survey in each 5 year Special Survey cycle, unless the vessel is under attendance for completion of the Intermediate Survey.
  • when Docking survey has not been completed based on the period of time stipulated in the Rules unless the vessel is under attandance for completion prior to resuming trading, by the due date.
  • when Propeller shaft which is due or overdue at the time of Dry docking Survey is not carried out and no extension has been granted.
  • when the ship is operating beyond the service limitation defined by its Class Notation and other additional conditions as approved.
  • when the ship is failed to submit any damage, defect, breakdown or grounding, which could invalidate the conditions for which a Class has been assigned, for examination upon the first opportunity or, if proposed repairs have not been submitted to BKI and agreed upon prior to commencement.
  • when conditions of Class or outstanding recommendations are not deleted by the due date and no extension has been granted.
  • when Continuous Survey items which are due or overdue at the time of Annual, Intermediate or Renewal Surveys, are not carried out by the due date and no extension has been granted.
  • when repairs to any damage, defect, breakdown or grounding has not been completed as recommended and submitted for survey.