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DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class
… Similar to container vessels, bulk carriers and cruise ships, car carriers are rapidly growing in size. A new series of the world’s largest pure car and truck carriers sets a new standard for this segment. The final two vessels in a series of six New Horizon Class pure car and truck carriers...
January 18th, 2017 | Car trade, Classification Societies, Insight, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | 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

Plan & Navigate with the ABS Academy Training Map

Plan & Navigate with the ABS Academy Training Map
  Viewers can log herebelow at the provided link and contact Marina Karyda, Learning Coordinator, Europe ABS Academy, 1 Sachtouri Str. & Poseidonos Ave. | GR 176 74 Kallithea | Athens | Greece, Tel: +30 210 9441010, Email: MKaryda@eagle.org | www.eagle.org ABS Academy Training Map 2017...
January 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ClassNK opens new survey offices in Izmir and Mersin

ClassNK opens new survey offices in Izmir and Mersin
Izmir and Mersin– Leading classification society ClassNK has opened new exclusive survey offices Izmir and Mersin, both in Turkey with operations beginning 1 January 2017. Izmir and Mersin, both have “Free Zone” in each area, are two of the most well-known port cities in Turkey. In recent years,...
January 3rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Crowley Government Services Group Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification

Crowley Government Services Group Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification
l to r: Sharon Baris, director, contract administration; Mike Golonka, vice president, government services; Maria Hope, manager, technology and Lisa Leone, business systems analyst (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; December 28, 2016) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp.’s government services group has achieved worldwide...
December 28th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 27 December 2016. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development...
December 27th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO

Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO
  KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that Mr. Lee Jeong-kie has been elected as its new Chairman and CEO. Mr Lee was elected at the extraordinary meeting of KR’s general assembly which oversees the running of KR...
December 23rd, 2016 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

ABS-Classed VLEC Loads First Ethane Shipment

The ABS-classed “Ethane Crystal” the world’s first VLEC has loaded its first shipment of ethane cargo at Enterprise Products Partner’s Morgan’s Point Terminal Landmark ethane shipment from US is loaded onto world’s first VLEC. Houston) ABS, a leading provider of...
December 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More

Building on American relationships

Building on American relationships
John J. Kim Los Angeles Office General Manager John J. Kim explains ClassNK expansion in the U.S. Like others in the classification business of equivalent experience, the working life of ClassNK Los Angeles Office General Manager John J. Kim has coincided with profound change in maritime regulations...
December 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas Further twists and turns for both the Markets and Geopolitics as the situ might get off hand for the masses but NOT for the real masters on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a modest 13 points since yesterday and now stands at 914, thanks to the volatile...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Story of the Day | Read More

World’s first full scale numerical modelling workshop facilitated by Lloyd’s Register

World’s first full scale numerical modelling workshop facilitated by Lloyd’s Register
Performance measurement kit installed on the propeller shaft of the subject vessel 20 December 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) hosted the world’s first workshop on full scale hydrodynamic computer simulations at their Global Technology Centre in Southampton last month. Ship designers from around...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR acquires Acoura in move to strengthen market leading position for food safety assurance services

LR acquires Acoura in move to strengthen market leading position for food safety assurance services
  John Rowley 20 December 2016 - Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation, has acquired Acoura, the UK’s leading compliance and safety specialists for the food and drink industry, to strengthen the market-leading position of LRQA’s food safety...
December 20th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Food and Drink | Read More

New Certification Scheme helps ‘de-risk’ Marine Renewable Energy Technologies

New Certification Scheme helps ‘de-risk’ Marine Renewable Energy Technologies
Matthieu de-Tugny. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, December 19, 2016 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas certification in projects world-wide is helping reduce and manage risk as ocean engineering requirements develop in the growing marine renewable energy sector Bureau Veritas,...
December 19th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, News | 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 last...
December 15th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More

Capital announces verification of its corporate environmental report 2015

Capital announces verification of its corporate environmental report 2015
Capital Ship Management Corp. Announces Verification of its Corporate Environmental Report 2015 Athens, Greece, December 13, 2016. Capital Ship Management Corp. received a Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) Statement relating to Capital Ship Management Corporation’s environmental performance...
December 13th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Going around the globe – Bureau Veritas engineer competing in the Vendée Globe 2016

Going around the globe – Bureau Veritas engineer competing in the Vendée Globe 2016
Stéphane Le Diraison Bureau Veritas cheers its champion on. Bureau Veritas engineer and first-class skipper Stéphane Le Diraison is competing in the Vendée Globe 2016 Day 36 – Position: 10th – Distance to finish: 14,929 kt Boat: IMOCA 92 “Compagnie du Lit – Boulogne-Billancourt” Neuilly-sur-Seine,...
December 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation sponsors Royal Institution’s renowned CHRISTMAS LECTURES

Lloyd’s Register Foundation sponsors Royal Institution’s renowned CHRISTMAS LECTURES
Prof. Richard Clegg Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Royal Institution to work together in recognition of more than two centuries of shared heritage and a commitment to inspiring young people with the wonders and applications of science. The Foundation and the Royal Institution (Ri), have come together...
December 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipmanagement | Read More

ClassNK releases mobile app for PSC inspection

ClassNK releases mobile app for PSC inspection
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ARRIVAL CHECKLIST for PSC, the preparatory checklist mobile app for PSC inspections. ARRIVAL CHECKLIST for PSC digitalizes the updated contents of ClassNK’s PORT STATE INSPECTIONS POCKET CHECKLIST and is now available for smartphones...
December 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL’s London 2016 Christmas drinks

DNV GL’s London 2016 Christmas drinks
Antigone Shiza, DNV GL’s Kostas Papadakis, Takis N. Pappas, Konstantinos Xydis and Nikos Gounaris Following the excellent finale of informa’s Salvage & Towage successful annual conference, the first of three Christmas events tonight begun with DNV GL’s Christmas Drinks in the early evening...
December 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

RINA Sets New Standards for Crew Competence

RINA Sets New Standards for Crew Competence
. The 9th Annual Crew Conference was held on November 22, in Manila, Philippines. The main theme for the event was the competence of seafarers. Delegates from all over the world participated and were informed of a new system which has been developed exclusively by RINA Academy Philippines to manage crew...
December 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Lloyd’s Register’s ship emergency response service boosted by Seasafe acquisition

Lloyd’s Register’s ship emergency response service boosted by Seasafe acquisition
London, 6 December 2016 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), the global engineering, technical and business services organisation has added to its portfolio of advanced data, digital and software solutions with the acquisition of Seasafe Marine Software & Computation (Seasafe). An unexpected incident,...
December 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

LRQA achieves UKAS accreditation for ISO 13485:2016

LRQA achieves UKAS accreditation for ISO 13485:2016
John Howlett, LRQA Technical Manager, Medical Devices, LRQA has been granted global accreditation to ISO 13485:2016, the international quality management system (QMS) standard for organisations involved in medical device manufacturing Following an extensive audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation...
December 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Poseidon Med II Conference in Piraeus 8th Dec, 2016

Poseidon Med II Conference in Piraeus 8th Dec, 2016
Piraeus Akti Miaouli The Poseidon Med II Annual Conference will be held at the Piraeus Municipal Theatre on December 8 2016 to update participants on the latest developments of LNG bunkering and offer the opportunity to meet leading experts in this field. This year’s conference will be organised around...
December 5th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL – EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV): what to do now

DNV GL – EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV): what to do now
The DNV GL office in Piraeus, Greece Following comes from DNV GL’s George Teriakidis: Dear all, The EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification scheme (MRV) is in force and will require to take a number of actions over the coming months. We will keep you informed on what steps you need to take and...
December 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More