Safety Radio Survey

Approved radio firms engaged in services on ships

Ship owners and managers are required to arrange radio firms approved by ClassNK for annual inspection and maintenance required at SR surveys. For radio firms approved by ClassNK, you can search on “List of Approved Service Suppliers” of ClassNK website.

Report format for radio firms

The result of annual inspection and maintenance conducted by radio technician is to be reported to attending surveyor by using particular format as shown below.

SR survey for Japanese flag vessels

Partial revision of the Ship Safety Act (Article 8) was promulgated on 12 September 2012 and was effective on 1 January 2013. The Classification Societies including ClassNK were approved for SR survey and issuance of SR certificate of Japanese flag ships since 1 January 2013 on behalf of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.
For reference, ClassNK Technical information No.TEC-0940 (25 December 2012) was issued.