Subject and Objectives of TSCI Activities

Subject of TSCI activities is the cooperation in the field of classification and certification of inland and river-sea navigation vessels, sea-going ships, technical survey of ships and other industrial, construction and transport objects as well as cooperation in the field of certification of quality systems, manufacture, goods, work and services.

The main objectives of TSCI are:

improvement of activities aimed at determination of safety operation conditions of inland and river-sea navigation vessels, sea-going ships and other floating structures, protection of human life at sea and on inland waterways, safety of cargoes including dangerous goods, prevention of environmental pollution;

development and harmonization of requirements for ships and other supervised objects aimed at improvement of the Rules of TSCI members;

improving the technical survey over industrial, construction and transport objects;

improving the quality of rendered services in the field of classification, technical surveys, certification and maintenance of internal quality management system.

The objectives shall be achieved by means of:

information exchange on TSCI membersí organization of work;

exchange of current Rules, Regulations and other normative documents applied in the activities of TSCI members;

joint solving of technical problems related to development and updating of the Rules and other normative documents applied in the activities of TSCI members;

harmonization of technical policy in matters of TSCI membersí general interest;

harmonization of views in matters related to international requirements for vessels and other supervised objects;

development of training and advanced training system for technical staff;

development of the quality management system common for all TSCI members;

implementation of the quality management system requirements by all TSCI members.

In accordance with the subject and objectives of its activities TSCI within scope of its competence supports the activities of the United Nations Organization and promotes propagating the information on its objectives and principles.

TSCI supports the objectives of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and promotes the implementation of IMO International Conventions and Resolutions.