Recognized organization means an organization recognized by an Administration in accordance with IMO resolutions A.739(18) and A.789(19).
Source: IMO resolution A.1021(26), Guidelines for ships operating in polar waters, 18 January 2010, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance
An organization which meets the relevant conditions set forth by resolution A.739(18), as amended by resolution MSC.208(81), and resolution A.789(19), and has been authorized by the flag State Administration to provide the necessary statutory services and certification to ships entitled to fly its flag.
Source: IMO resolution A.1052(27), Procedures for Port State Control, 2011, 201 December 2011, International Maritime Organization. Regulatory Guidance