Bunkering of ships is a highly focused shipboard operation in terms of regulatory compliance. The Directorate General of Shipping (Govt. of India) has introduced comprehensive procedures for regulation, registration and monitoring of Bunker Suppliers in the Indian Coast. The Directorate General of Shipping has authorized IRClass to undertake verification survey of Bunker Suppliers for Registration as Bunker Suppliers. Accordingly IRClass carries out surveillance audits of Bunker Suppliers and on satisfactory completion of surveillance audits, recommends issuance of certification to the Directorate General of Shipping. IRClass has been conducting these audits with well qualified staff.