Archive for the ‘IACS’ Category

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

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of the IACS Blue Bookwhich is now complemented by the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such, continue to demonstrate...
January 29th, 2018 | Books, Classification Societies, IACS, Safety and Security | Read More

IACS Council focuses on Quality Operations, Transparency and Ongoing Modernisation

IACS Council focuses on Quality Operations, Transparency and Ongoing Modernisation
IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen A series of measures to further strengthen IACS’ Quality offering were among a number of initiatives taken forward at C76 (London) – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has focused on Quality issues at its biannual meeting held in...
December 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

New IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen prioritises modernisation and transparency

New IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen prioritises modernisation and transparency
IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London, 6 September 2017: Speaking at a press conference in London, new IACS Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a series of initiatives designed to ensure that IACS provides the support its stakeholders need in a rapidly changing industry. “As...
September 6th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, HR, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

IACS Council 75

IACS Council 75
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen QUALITY, TRANSPARENCY, AND MODERNISING CLASS TO BE THE FOCUS OF NEW IACS CHAIRMAN The 75th session of the IACS Council (C75) held in Beijing last week once again made substantial progress on a range of issues.  These included initiating a review to ensure that IACS Resolutions are...
June 27th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Person Profiles | Read More

IACS Publishes Inaugural Annual Review

IACS Publishes Inaugural Annual Review
Robert Ashdown Leadership, performance and transparency at the heart of IACS’ Annual Review. The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has published its inaugural Annual Review, detailing the activities and specific tasks it undertook and completed in 2016. IACS’ technical...
April 27th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Reports | Read More

DNV GL launches new PSC Planner application

DNV GL launches new PSC Planner application
Claudia Ohlmeier, Group Leader Port State Control, DNV GL – Maritime. Singapore, 26 April 2017: Classification society DNV GL has launched a new application on its My DNV GL portal – the Port State Control (PSC) Planner. The PSC Planner has been designed to help ship owners, managers and operators...
April 26th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IACS, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport held during ESW

IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport held during ESW
Digitalisation of Maritime Transport IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport sees 80+ attendees hear industry and regulatory leaders outline thoughts on ongoing and future initiatives. (Brussels) – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), in cooperation...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More

IACS 2017 Blue Book launched

IACS 2017 Blue Book launched
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of its IACS Blue Book. The latest release of the Blue Book package continues to enhance IACS technical support to the shipping industry through our work and investment in technology, innovation,...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Outcome of 74 Session of IACS Council

Outcome of 74 Session of IACS Council
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and Dr. Sun Licheng signing the  respective MoA 15/12/2016 IACS Council meets latest GBS commitments, further enhances its quality offering and signs Memorandum of Agreement with IMO (London) – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) met...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments

Maritime Labour Convention 2006 – Amendments
Better conditions on modern tonnage From Christodoulos G. Vassiliades & Co LLC on the latest MLC 2006 ammendments:  MARITIME LABOUR CONVENTION 2006 – AMENDMENTS Following the unanimous adoption by the Special Tripartite Committee of the amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (the “Convention”),...
July 25th, 2016 | Associations, BIMCO, Comment, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, ITF, Jobs, Labour Disputes, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, P and I Clubs, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Goal-based Standards Recognition Launches New Era in Maritime Safety and Collaboration

Goal-based Standards Recognition Launches New Era in Maritime Safety and Collaboration
Christopher Wiernicki IACS is very pleased that the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, at its 96th session, has recognised the IACS-developed rules regarding the goals and functional requirements of the International Goal-based Ship Construction Standards for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (GBS). IMO’s...
May 13th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum on Ballast Water Management highlights solutions

IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum on Ballast Water Management highlights solutions
Ballast water management experts, meeting at the recent IMO-GloBallast R&D Forum in Canada, have showcased the latest developments in ballast water management and highlighted the areas where further research is needed, in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful species in ballast water. Some...
March 31st, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, IMO, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping sign cooperation agreement

DNV GL and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping sign cooperation agreement
Konstantin Palnikov, Director General of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (right), signed the framework agreement with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL – Maritime Hamburg/St. Petersburg,  3 February 2016. DNV GL’s Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen recently met with Konstantin Palnikov,...
February 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, News | Read More

Korean Register gains authorization to deliver statutory services in Germany and Togo

Korean Register gains authorization to deliver statutory services in Germany and Togo
Dr Park Bum-shik Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – is now authorized as a Recognized Organization (RO) by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure to perform statutory services for flagged vessels. At the same time, KR has also been authorized...
January 25th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Flags, IACS, Regulatory | Read More

IACS Council focuses on next Generation safety systems: establishes Cyber Panel

IACS Council focuses on next Generation safety systems:  establishes Cyber Panel
BV’s Philippe Donche-Gay, IMO’s SG Koji Sekimizu, ABS’s Christopher Wiernicki and Dr. Sun Licheng from CCS* Cyber initiative is among decisions agreed during 72nd meeting of IACS Council in support of industry and IMO on technical issues (London) – The International Association...
December 14th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS, News, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

ClassNK releases draft amendments to container ship rules

ClassNK releases draft amendments to container ship rules
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for container carriers. The amendments were approved by the ClassNK Technical Committee in Tokyo on 19 November.   The ClassNK Technical Committee...
November 24th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, IACS, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR to class nine tankers for Maersk to Harmonised CSR

LR to class nine tankers for Maersk to Harmonised CSR
Further orders of Harmonised Common Structural Rules tanker designs have also been placed with LR in Korea, Japan and China Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been awarded the contract for classification of nine Medium Range (MR) type product tankers. Owned by Maersk Tankers, the vessels will be built at Samsung’s...
November 19th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More