Unscheduled ISPS inspection

Unscheduled inspections on board Norwegian-flagged ships with ISSC in order to verify compliance with the requirements of the Code.

Expanded ISPS inspection

Inspection carried out on board a ship flying a foreign flag on its way to, or in, a Norwegian port. Conducted by a Duly Authorized Officer upon suspicion that a ship is not operating in compliance with the requirements of the ISPS Code.

Vertical and horizontal audit of the classification societies

Audits of the classification societies are carried out in order to monitor and verify that they perform their delegated tasks in accordance with the descriptions. Such audits are supported by unscheduled supervision on board vessels.


Interim, initial, intermediate, renewal and additional verifications are carried out on ships with ISSC issued by the NMA directly.