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MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…

MARPRO News: A touch of class – interview with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime plus more…
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV GL CEO Maritime, maps out how class can help maritime navigate the new digital reality. Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen is unflappable. Sling a question his way regarding Donald Trump, IMO, cyber security, scrubbers, unpredictable market cycles,...
February 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Interviews, News | Read More

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel

DNV GL and Metalships & Docks ink class agreement for luxury sailing vessel
l to r: Alberto Iglesias, Managing Director at Metalships & Docks, Jorge Dahl, Business Development Manager Iberia at DNV GL, and Vicente Santiago, Commercial Manager at Metalships & Docks (Source: DNV GL). Vigo, Spain, 13 February 2019: ​DNV GL has been awarded a contract for the classification...
February 13th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Sailing, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day | Read More

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software
Tokyo – ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.6.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). The new version incorporates the latest rule amendments to CSR BC &...
February 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) strengthens footprints in India with two new offices in Paradip and Guwahati

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) strengthens footprints in India with two new offices in Paradip and Guwahati
Mr Bhardwaj, Head of Operations for IRClass The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), a leading classification society, has opened two new offices in India – one located in Paradip, a major maritime port town on the east coast of India, and another in Guwahati, the largest city in northeast Indian...
February 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Person Profiles | Read More

LR receives approval to carry out verification activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

LR receives approval to carry out verification activity on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
08 February 2019 – The Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) has approved Lloyd’s Register (LR) as a recognised classification society for the construction of mobile units in the N The Lloyd’s Register HQ’s Building orwegian Continental Shelf (NCS).This follows a change to section three...
February 8th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Energy, Oceanology | Read More

VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020

VeriFuel calls for cooperation and transparency across the marine fuel supply chain ahead of 2020
Charlotte Røjgaard 2020 provides the shipping industry an opportunity to further improve practices in the bunker fuel supply chain, says VeriFuel Sharing of information and fuel data will be vital in helping to ensure that quality issues are addressed Ship owners, ship managers, and charterers should...
February 7th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK grants AIP to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for their project on an LNG-fuelled 207K DWT bulk carrier design

ClassNK grants AIP to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for their project on an LNG-fuelled 207K DWT bulk carrier design
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Part GF which adopts IGF Code (regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels) to Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) for their project on the concept design of an LNG-fuelled 207K DWT bulk carrier. Speaking...
January 31st, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study

LR and UMAS release new ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’ study
  Katherine H. Palmer 29 January 2019 – Today, Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have released ‘Zero-Emission Vessels Transition Pathways’, a study that aims to show what is needed to enable the transition, both at the ship and supply infrastructure...
January 29th, 2019 | Academia, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Insight | Read More

Manage Your Marine Fuel with VeriFuel

Manage Your Marine Fuel with VeriFuel
In a recent survey of Bureau Veritas – VeriFuel, its customers from around the globe, 97% agreed that VeriFuel meet their needs very well or extremely well. VeriFuel is Bureau Veritas’ comprehensive fuel monitoring program designed for the marine industry. Supported by our network of laboratories...
January 29th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | 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

Diving BDI@1,036: it’s the bankrupt global economy stupid…

Diving BDI@1,036: it’s the bankrupt global economy stupid…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 56 points earlier on today and approaches the dangerous zone – which already has each twice within the last two months… Geopolitics despicable; John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes … are “back” with a triple-digit figure loss 132 points and...
January 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

David Barrow appointed Vice President, South Asia Zone, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

David Barrow appointed Vice President, South Asia Zone, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
David Barrow With 35 years of industry experience – as a seafarer and in classification, his appointment further strengthens the Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore management team. Paris-La Défense, France, January 22, 2019: – Bureau Veritas, a world leader in laboratory testing, inspection, and...
January 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project
IRClass personnel signing the MOU with the Government of Assam The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and the Government of Assam, a key state in India’s north-east, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter...
January 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

Matthieu de Tugny appointed Bureau Veritas Executive Vice President in charge of the Marine & Offshore Division

Matthieu de Tugny appointed Bureau Veritas Executive Vice President in charge of the Marine & Offshore Division
Matthieu de Tugny, Executive Vice-President of the Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 17, 2019 – Bureau Veritas announces the appointment, effective January 1, of Matthieu de Tugny as Executive Vice-President, Bureau Veritas Group to lead the Marine &...
January 17th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | 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

IRClass Review of 2018 and Projections for 2019

IRClass Review of 2018 and Projections for 2019
The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) continues to record steady growth in its classed fleet, flag recognition and geographical presence, mirroring the shipping industry’s ongoing recovery. Fleet Growth With tankers and bulk carriers continuing to dominate IRClass’s tonnage, the classed fleet...
January 4th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Reports | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) receives RO authorisation from Jordan & Bahrain, opens office in Saudi Arabia

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) receives RO authorisation from Jordan & Bahrain, opens office in Saudi Arabia
Leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has made significant inroads into the Middle East market, following the announcement in October on its plans to further strengthen its footprint in the region. RO recognition from Jordan and Bahrain IRClass has received authorisation...
December 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | 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 25 December 2018.  ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
December 27th, 2018 | Classification Societies | Read More

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion

PMII/ Dissemination event Heraklion
From the seminar room of TEI Heraklion, Crete, where the event took place. Poseidon Med II Workshop at the Technological Educational Institution of Crete The European co-funded Poseidon Med II programme (PMII), organised a workshop at the Technological Educational Institute of Crete (TEI) in the context...
December 21st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Indian Register of Shipping conducts Technical Seminar in Mumbai

Indian Register of Shipping conducts Technical Seminar in Mumbai
K Bhardwaj Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), the leading international classification society recently conducted a Technical Seminar in Mumbai which was well received by industry participants. The Seminar covered a wide variety of topics including Cyber Risk Management with respect to ISM code,...
December 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | 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

2018: The year we see HMS Queen Elizabeth officially enter into LR Class

2018: The year we see HMS Queen Elizabeth officially enter into LR Class
Nick Brown, LR Marine & Offshore Director, handing over the class certificates to HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Commanding Officer, Captain Kyd 17 December 2018 – The largest warship to be built in Britain, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, was officially welcomed into Lloyd’s...
December 17th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service enter into partnership to deliver expert climate change support for businesses

Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service enter into partnership to deliver expert climate change support for businesses
The Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement to work together to develop a commercial partnership for offering climate change and sustainability services. The partnership will initially involve the two organisations exploring collaborative opportunities to deliver...
December 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Climate | Read More

ClassNK opens new survey office in Reggio Calabria

ClassNK opens new survey office in Reggio Calabria
Reggio Calabria – Leading classification society ClassNK has opened a new exclusive survey office in Reggio Calabria, Italy with operations beginning 5 December 2018. Reggio Calabria, located in Southwest Italy, faces the Strait of Messina which crosses through the Italian Peninsula and Sicily. In...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles | Read More

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, the Hellenic Technical Committee Chairman and ABS Global Ship Systems Center Director, closed the meeting and thanked all members The third ABS Hellenic Technical Committee meeting took place on November 21st at The Margi Hotel outside of Athens, Greece. More than 40 distinguished...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More