• 1 Flag Registation
    As a core activity, ship registration receives prime attention of our dedicated team of professionals, to ensure the ship owners/managers have the most beneficial flag for their ships based on their training pattern...
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  • 1 Classifaction
    Marine Surveys & Classification Surveys entails heavy responsibility towards governments and shipping community. The end users rely on surveyors for sound judgement to arrive at an opinion about a ship and its equipment...
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  • 1 Marine insurance
    Having business under the flag of another country can be full of risks. Marine Insurance has come a long way now. Since there are several flags of Convenience with a huge fleet of vessels that come under its maritime jurisdiction, marine insurance is an important service...
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  • 1 Marine Communaction
    This could become a clarion call for ship owners who change the flags for accountability at sea.Every ship needs to be identified for safety purpose. It is one of the main ways of communicating to the port authorities and other vessels on international waters...
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  • 1 Yacht Services
    Since its inception in 2009, IMB has earned the respect of the Turkish and foreign boat industry for its reliability, integrity and quality of service. Our mission is to provide our clients with independent, confidential and unbiased expert services...
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  • 1 Pre-Purchase Survey
    Pre Purchase is a comprehensive inspection when purchasing a new or used vessel. It is a complete inspection of the vessel to ascertain it's condition as to overall operational capability...
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Overseas Marine Certification Services (OMCS) is a leading ship classification society. We provide a critical link in the marine risk management chain by serving as an independent institution operating between ship owners, builders, financiers, underwriters, flag administrations, and vessel charterers. Our mission is to ensure the preservation of life, property, and the marine environment. We accomplish this through impartial surveys and certifications to ensure a vessel is in compliance with established national and international rules and regulations. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) permits flag administrations to delegate the inspection and certification of ships to a Recognized Organization (RO) and Recognized Security Organizations (RSO). As such OMCS is recognized by the maritime administrations of Panama, Sierra Leone, Cambodia and Bolivia to verify same vessel’s compliance with international and national statutory regulations, through our worldwide coverage. We maintain independent technical requirements for the design, construction, and survey of ships and marine facilities. These requirements incorporate the latest methods, tools, and techniques to ensure that we provide the most efficient and thorough service while keeping costs to you at a minimum.


Quality Policy


At OMCS, continuous improvement is incorporated into every engagement we undertake. Our Quality Management System, certified by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Quality Evaluation, is among the best in the industry. To ensure that we are providing you with optimal service, every survey is carefully reviewed by our Head Office Engineers. We verify that our performance exceeds the highest expectations in ship safety and marine pollution prevention.




  • Overseas Marine Certification Services (OMCS) its employees and representatives around the World are diligent and uncompromising in maintaining the highest quality standards in our mission to safeguard human life at sea and the protection of the marine environment for the Benefit of the World Maritime Community.
  • As a Maritime firm with headquarters in Panama, we have as our mission the objective of raising the professional standards and the international maritime image of the Republic of Panama, offering honest and high quality services.
  • Dedication, professionalism and the highest standards in the fulfillment of our quality policy are the focal points of our dealings in our relationship with the Maritime Community and our customers.




  • OMCS believes in keep innovating and improving in order to provide you with the best value added, reliable, quality-oriented services for ship classification, statutory certification, and regulatory compliance.
  • We believe in been a strategic partner for the maritime industry in order to help create a irresponsible ship owners
  • We believe that the Recognized Organizations, together with the Flag Administrations can internally regulate the different quality processes in order to exceed the international standards.
  • We believe in improving the working, living conditions and safety for those who make their live hood at sea.
  • OMCS and its employees firmly believe that Profits and Safety should never be in competition.