Archive for the ‘IACS’ Category

IMarEST-led effort to develop marine surveyor apprenticeship wins UK government approval

IMarEST-led effort to develop marine surveyor apprenticeship wins UK government approval
IMarEST-led effort to develop marine surveyor apprenticeship wins UK government approval An industry-backed initiative led by the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology (IMarEST) to develop a four-year degree-level apprenticeship for those who aspire to become professional marine...
November 14th, 2019 | Associations, IACS, IMarEST, Maritime Education and Training, News, Story of the Day | Read More

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo

Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo
From the Tripartite 2019 – pic credits MND Tripartite Forum: Shipping Industry meets in Tokyo Over 90 representatives from ship builders, ship owners and classification societies met in Tokyo on the 17th and 18th October at the 2019 Tripartite Forum. This year, the participants acknowledged that...
November 11th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS

Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS
Arun Sharma Indian Register of Shipping takes over Chairmanship of IACS London, 5th September 2019 – Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of the Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has been formally introduced as the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to...
September 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel

Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel A number of shipping, refining, fuel supply and standards organisations have worked together to produce Joint Industry Guidance on the supply and use of 0.50% – sulphur marine fuel released on 20 August 2019. The...
August 21st, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IACS, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

IACS: Outcome of Council C79 Meeting

IACS: Outcome of Council C79 Meeting
Arun Sharma IACS: Outcome of Council C79 Meeting IACS Council reaffirms its commitment to meet the challenges posed by new technologies and regulations; reinforcing Quality operations to be the focus of new IACS Chairman. The IACS Council held its 79th session (C79) in Busan, S. Korea last week, where...
July 1st, 2019 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS | Read More

IACS 2018 Annual Review published today

IACS 2018 Annual Review published today
IACS 2018 Annual Review published today We are pleased to announce to our viewers that the 2018 IACS Annual Review is now available to download from IACS’s website at:  www.iacs.org.uk/about/iacs-annual-review-2018   Meantime following from IACS Permanent Secretariat: It has been a notable year...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Reports | Read More

Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass Meets with IMO Secretary General

Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass Meets with IMO Secretary General
  IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim and IRClass Arun Sharma Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass Meets with IMO Secretary General During a recent trip to London, Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), paid a visit...
April 1st, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS, IMO | Read More

m/v Stellar Daisy

m/v Stellar Daisy
MV STELLAR DAISY Further to recent media reports, Korean Register can confirm that following the Republic of Korea court hearing on 24 January, the court rejected a request for an arrest warrant for a KR surveyor. The MV STELLAR DAISY vessel was classed with KR and she was surveyed in accordance with...
January 25th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, IACS, Legal, Safety and Security | Read More

KR launches new IHM service and secures NSC contract

KR launches new IHM service and secures NSC contract
Image shows, from left to right: Otto Klemke (Nautilus GmbH), Frank Schneider (HMI GbR), Sebastian Völchner (NSC Group) and Michael Suhr (Korean Register).  NSC Group has signed an agreement with Korean Register (KR) for the IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) classification...
January 7th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Outcome of IACS Council 78

Outcome of IACS Council 78
Jeong-kie Lee, IACS COUNCIL FOCUSES ON CHALLENGES OF CYBER SAFETY AND GHG EMISSIONS WHILE FURTHER STRENGTHENING QUALITY OPERATIONS The IACS Council held its 78th session (C78) in London last week where Cyber Safety, Quality and the Environment featured prominently in discussions.  Coming immediately...
December 17th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, Safety and Security | Read More

KR upgrades container securing strength assessment software – SeaTrust-LS

KR upgrades container securing strength assessment software – SeaTrust-LS
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has released the latest version of SeaTrust-LS, its container securing strength assessment software. SeaTrust-LS has been significantly enhanced by incorporating KR’s new 2018 guidance for container securing assessment and...
October 11th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IACS: Cyber Safety Recommendations Published

IACS: Cyber Safety Recommendations Published
Jeong-kie Lee, IACS recommendations result from extensive collaboration across industry and provide much needed guidance on how to develop and maintain the cyber integrity of vessels. IACS has today published 9 (nine) of its 12 (twelve) recommendations[i] on cyber safety with the aim of enabling the...
September 28th, 2018 | Books, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Common Structural Rules Software updated with 2018 rules and fatigue assessment improvements

Common Structural Rules Software updated with 2018 rules and fatigue assessment improvements
Nick Brown Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance for latest CSR requirements 15 August 2018 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software update that simplifies compliance with current and pending IACS Common...
August 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77
Jeong-kie Lee, 29/06/18 – ENGAGEMENT, INNOVATION AND DELIVERY TO BE CORE OBJECTIVES OF NEW IACS CHAIRMAN’S TIME IN OFFICE The IACS Council held its 77th session (C77) in Hamburg last week, where the wide range of discussions reflected the key role IACS plays in supporting the maritime sector....
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

KR Launches Business Continuity Management Certification Service

KR Launches Business Continuity Management   Certification Service
l to r: Kim Dong-Whie, CEO of STX Marine Service and Lee Jeong-Kie, CEO and Chairman of KR Marking a first for the Korean maritime industry, Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has awarded ISO 22301, an international standard for business continuity management systems...
May 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO
IACS’ chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen In support of the IMO’s programme of events to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the IMO Convention, IACS Council Chair, Mr Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, was delighted to speak at the IMO’s High-Level Forum held in London yesterday.  “With the...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS | Read More

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen’s commitment to quality, modernisation and transparency widely reflected in IACS work and future vision London, 19 April 2018: Quality, modernisation and transparency have been the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification...
April 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Reports | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment of hull structure. These guidelines incorporate the load and structural consistent analysis structural evaluation method. As vessels being constructed today continue increasing...
March 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018

Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, IACS Chairman and CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, speaking at CMA Shipping 2018 (Source: DNV GL / CMA Shipping 2018) Stamford, 14 March 2018: Speaking at Shipping 2018, the Connecticut Maritime Association’s (CMA) annual conference, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, IACS Chairman and CEO of...
March 14th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMCA’S Mark Ford joins IACS advisory committee

IMCA’S Mark Ford joins IACS advisory committee
Mark Ford IMCA’s Technical Manager to support International Association of Classification Societies’ Quality System Certification Scheme The International Marine Contractor’s (IMCA) Technical Manager, Mark Ford, has been unanimously endorsed by the International Association of Classification...
February 27th, 2018 | Associations, IACS, Person Profiles | Read More

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More