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What does IACS stand for?

IACS stands for International Association of Classification Societies

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Similar to the requirements of the IMO PSPC for sea water ballast tanks, these regulations are designed to ensure the longevity of cargo oil tanks and stipulate that applied coatings must remain in 'good' condition for a minimum of 15 years, as defined by the International Association of Classification Societies.
IMO's proposal has been put in force by the London-based International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), a group representing the world's 40-odd classification societies, each responsible for assigning various "classes" to ships (e.