The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is an international association of classification societies that aims to develop
standards and regulations regarding the safety of shipping. The association is headquartered in London, England.
The association was established in 1968. Initially, it included six societies. Continue reading
Coordinated Universal Time (FTC Temps Universel Coordonné; UTC) is the standard by which society regulates hours and time. It differs by an integer number of seconds from atomic time and by a fractional number of seconds from universal time UT1.
The abbreviation UTC does not have a specific decoding. Continue reading