Is an Ice Class Certificate required by ships navigating in Baltic ice?

No. The practice of inspectors of the Finnish Maritime Administration issuing Ice Class Certificates at Finnish ports was discontinued at the end of 2005. The Finnish-Swedish ice class of a ship is now determined on the basis of the ice class notation, if any, on the ship’s Certificate of Class.

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Which other regional organisations publish designations for ice classes?

What special mark must be shown on a ship’s sides from 1 January 2007 under the December 2006 Amendments to the Finnish- Swedish Ice Class Rules?