DBS Authorization Matrix

Abbreviations:

● : Full authorization to perform plan review, approve and inspect materials and equipment and carry out surveys, issue and/or revoke necessary interim and full term certificates

+ : Partial authorization to carry out surveys and possible issue of interim certificates and full term to be issued by the Administration or to perform plan review and approval by the Administration (specific guidance is to be provided by the Administration)

: Limited authorization to account for other special categories not covered above, such as authorization based on a representation agreement or case-by-case authorization

Certificate / Instrument Flag Administration
Moldova Panama Sierra Leone Tanzania Togo
1 1974 SOLAS Convention and the 1988 SOLAS Protocol            
1.1 Passenger Ship Safety Certificate
1.2 Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
1.3 Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate
1.4 Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate
1.5 International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk – IBC Code for ships built on or after 1 July 1986
1.6 International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk – IGC Code for ships built on or after 1 July 1986
1.7 Document of Authorization for the Carriage of Bulk Grain
1.8 Document of Compliance for the Carriage of Dangerous Goods
1.9 Document of Compliance – ISM Code
1.10 Safety Management Certificate – ISM Code
1.11 International Ship Security Certificate – ISPS Code
1.12 High-Speed Craft Safety Certificate – HSC Code
1.13 Special Purpose Ship Safety Certificate – IMO Res. A.534(13)
1.14 Cargo Securing Manual
1.15 Stability Documentation
1.16 Damage Control Booklets
1.17 SOLAS Exemption + + + + + +
2 1966 Load Line Convention and the 1988 Load Line Protocol            
2.1 International Load Line Certificate
2.2 Stability Documentation
2.3 Load Line Exemption + + + + + +
3 International Convention on Tonnage Measurements of Ships, 1969            
3.1 International Tonnage Certificate - -
3.2 Measurements and Calculation
4 MARPOL 73/78 as amended            
4.1 International Oil Pollution Prevention Certificate – Annex I
4.2 Shipboard Oil Emergency Plan (SOPEP)
4.3 International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk (NLS) – Annex II
4.4 Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP)
4.5 International Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate – Annex IV
4.6 Garbage Pollution Prevention Certificate
4.7 Garbage Management Plan – Annex V
4.8 International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate – Annex VI
4.9 Engine International Air Pollution Prevention Certificate – Annex VI
4.10 Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk – BCH Code for ships built before 1 July 1986
5 Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (COLREG 72)            
5.1 Approval of Plans
6 STCW Convention            
6.1 Document of Compliance with the requirements of STCW relevant to ships not yet subject to the ISM Code
7 IMO Codes            
7.1 Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk – GC Code for ships built after 31 October 1976 before 1 July 1986
7.2 Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk – Code for the Existing Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk for ships delivered on or before 31 October 1976
7.3 Document of Compliance – Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code)
7.4 Document of Compliance – Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing
7.5 Document of Compliance – Code of Safe Practice for Ships Carrying Timber Deck Cargoes, 1991
7.6 Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Safety Certificate – MODU Code and IMO Res. A414(XI) and A.649(16)
8 Conventions of the International Labor Organization            
8.1 Crew Accommodations – ILO Convention Nos. 92 and 153
8.2 Cargo Gear – ILO Convention No. 152
8.3 Minimum Standards in Merchant Ships – ILO Convention No. 147 -
9 AFS Convention            
9.1 International Anti-fouling System Certificate
10 Other Authorization            
10.1 Cargo Ship Safety Certificate for Vessels-●●●
10.2 Statement of Compliance with any other applicable regulations