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IACS Council adopts new harmonised Common Structural Rules

IACS Council adopts new harmonised Common Structural Rules
Roberto P. Cazzulo At its 68th session of the IACS Council meeting, held on 18-19 December in London: IACS has unanimously adopted new harmonised Common Structural Rules (CSR) for oil tankers and bulk carriers. The new rules will apply to all oil tankers over 150 m and bulk carriers over 90 m in length...
December 20th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

DNV GL launches new global brand…

DNV GL launches new global brand…
Henrik O. Madsen, President & CEO, DNV GL Group. DNV GL launches new global brand, Stuart D. Brewer writes: 16.12.2013 “In defining our new identity as DNV GL, our company’s vision of making a ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’ has never been more relevant than it is today,...
December 16th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IACS, News | Read More

Tripartite meeting support IMO’s 3 pillars of sustainability

Tripartite meeting support IMO’s 3 pillars of sustainability
John Benholm The Annual Tripartite* meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Tokyo on 17 and 18 October 2013. The meeting unanimously welcomed the IMO theme for 2013 of ‘a sustainable maritime transport system’ and its recognition of the three pillars...
November 19th, 2013 | Associations, BIMCO, IACS, IMO, Intercargo, Intertanko, News | Read More

IACS sets forward strategy

IACS sets forward strategy
Tom Boardley 02/07/2013 – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has agreed unanimously a forward strategy and work plan for the upcoming year at its 67th Council meeting in Oxford, chaired by Tom Boardley, Lloyd’s Register Marine Director. All members agreed to...
July 2nd, 2013 | IACS, News | Read More

IACS is pleased to announce the release of the second draft of IACS harmonized CSR

The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is pleased to announce the release of the second draft of IACS harmonized Common Structural Rules (CSR) on the IACS website. As part of the agreed process of development, IACS invites Industry to offer comments on all parts of the draft...
April 3rd, 2013 | IACS, Regulatory | Read More

Tom Boardley, Lloyd’s Register’s Marine Director, is the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).

Tom Boardley, Lloyd’s Register’s Marine Director, is the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS).
Tom Boardley London, 18 July-Tom Boardley, Lloyd’s Register’s Marine Director, is the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS). His chairmanship commenced on July 1. Today he spoke to the press in London. Mr. Boardley presented and discussed his ambitions...
July 18th, 2012 | Classification Societies, IACS, News | Read More

Round Table associations believe the timing is not right for an MBM

As it issues its latest position paper on greenhouse gases from ships and market-based measures (attached below), the Round Table of international shipping associations (RT) is of the view that Market Based Measures (MBMs) are not justified at this particular time. The RT fully supports the adoption...
February 22nd, 2012 | BIMCO, IACS, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

2011 IACS Council Meeting

 2011 IACS Council Meeting – The annual winter meeting of IACS Council took place in London last week.  Council considered the current position regarding the important project to harmonize the Common Structural Rules (CSR) which will lead to the submission of the harmonized Rules to the IMO for...
December 17th, 2011 | IACS | Read More