Russian Maritime Register of Shipping        Russian |    Chinese |    Korean |    Japanese
Authorize, please
  

Condition Assessment Program (CAP)

Condition Assessment Program (CAP) is a supplement to classification procedure of the Register intended for assessment and analysis of actual condition of ships hull structures, mechanical installation, machinery, devices, systems and electrical equipment. CAP is a tool for quality assessment of the ship and ships elements, irrespective of age in accordance with the established rating system. The Register assesses the actual condition of ship (or its elements) is assessed using the unified CAP1 to CAP4 rating scale (rating system).

  • CAP1 is the maximum rating corresponding to very good actual condition of ship (or ships components and elements).
  • CAP2 corresponds to good actual condition of ship (or ships components and elements).
  • CAP3 corresponds to satisfactory actual condition of ship (or ships components and elements).
  • CAP4 corresponds to poor actual condition of ship (or ships components and elements).

CAP may be carried out for the following groups of items:

  • ship's hull ("HULL" group);
  • mechanical installation, machinery, arrangements, systems, including cargo system and electrical equipment of the ship ("MACHINERY, SYSTEMS group).

CAP results are used by insurance companies, cargo terminals, charterers and shipowners.

CAP is carried out by the Register at the Request of a shipowner on a reimbursement basis for oil tankers, chemical tankers, gas carriers and oil bulk carriers. CAP may be applied for the RS class ships in service as well as for transfer of the ship to RS class and ships classed by other class societies, except for IACS members.

The Request to render CAP services is to be submitted to Classification Division. The list of documents that should be submitted by the Shipowner with the Request is provided in Recommendations on the Condition Assessment Program (CAP), Annex A.

  • Documents
  • Contacts
Recommendations on the Condition Assessment Program (CAP) EN
Classification Division

Head:  Sergey Shishkin
Phone:  +78123802074
Fax:  +78123140748
E-mail:  shishkin.sa@rs-class.org


Design Technical Appraisal Department

Machinery Department

Hull Department

Electrical Engineering and Automation Systems Department

Newbuilding Department