ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules

Classification Societies, IACS, Regulatory, Technical — By on February 26, 2014 at 1:40 PM
Noburu Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK

Noburu Ueda, Chairman and President of ClassNK

Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships

Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru  Ueda) announced today that it had released an updated edition of the Rules and  Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships.

ClassNK continuously reviews, updates, and amends its technical rules and  guidance as part of its ongoing efforts to improve the safety of life and property at  sea, and to protect the marine environment. The Rules and Guidance are amended regularly in order to reflect the latest research results from damage investigations  as well as changes made to relevant international conventions, IACS Unified  Requirements, national regulations, and requests from the maritime industry.  These amendments include the following:

WP_000920Both printed and CD-ROM versions of the rules and guidance are available for  purchase online, and the PDF version of the rules and guidance are available free of charge on ClassNK’s website www.classnk.com for those who have registered for the ClassNK “My Page” service. To register for the “My Page” service free of charge, go  to ClassNK’s website and click on the “My Page Login” button.

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