Posts Tagged ‘ClassNK’

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

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

Concept Design and Engineering for World’s first Pure-Electric tanker completed

Concept Design and Engineering for World’s first Pure-Electric tanker completed
… Asahi Tanker Co. Ltd, together with its partner Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo, has jointly developed the new domestic shipping tanker design which incorporates “zero emission electric propulsion”. In anticipation of future adaptations to regulatory conformity ClassNK has been appointed...
January 30th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, Insight, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Story of the Day, Tankers | 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

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

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services
l to r: Tobias Schweinfurter, President and CEO, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Dr. Michael Fübi, Chairman, TÜV Rheinland and  Koichi Fujiwara, President & CEO, ClassNK Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity...
November 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK Releases “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC”

ClassNK Releases “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC”
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC” on 1st November 2018. It is the world’s first software that calculates and analyzes a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in compliance with the latest International Towing...
November 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) stores the first IMO GBS Ship Construction Files of NACKS-built VLCC

ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) stores the first IMO GBS Ship Construction Files of NACKS-built VLCC
Tokyo – ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) has stored the first Ship Construction Files (SCF) complying with IMO Global Based Standards (GBS) for the NACKS-built 311,000 DWT VLCC delivered on 26 October 2018, managed by MOL Tankship Management (Asia) Pte. Ltd. To encourage design transparency and help ensure...
October 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric

Chelsea Technologies announces “significant” wash water monitor order from Fuji Electric
Chelsea Technologies’ Wash Water Monitor Order from Japanese scrubber manufacturer reflects moves by Asian shipowners to align with an industry-wide uptake of scrubber technology  15 OCTOBER 2018 – Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), a world leader in the design and manufacture of sensors for...
October 15th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”, a software service for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line...
October 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2018 Greek Shipping Awards
A view from last year’s gala event Safe Bulkers, Inc. and Five Oceans Salvage join the prestigious list of sponsors  for major event in the maritime calendar Piraeus, October 10 2018 – LEADING classification society ClassNK for the ninth consecutive year is supporting the Greek Shipping Awards...
October 11th, 2018 | Awards, Charity | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Vehicles Carrier Structures

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Vehicles Carrier Structures
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Vehicles Carrier Structures. The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of vehicles carriers by using direct calculation. Vehicles carriers are designed...
October 5th, 2018 | Automobiles, Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK advises existing ships to install Ballast Water Management Systems early on

ClassNK advises existing ships to install Ballast Water Management Systems early on
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has analyzed the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships and confirmed that installation deadlines based on the Ballast Water Management Convention (BWM Convention) for many of them are highly concentrated...
September 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces

ClassNK adds to RIMS portfolio of class approvals for the use of drones in enclosed spaces
Visit RIMs at this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Hall B2, EG stand 109 RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) continues in their quest in the practical integration of drone technology in the world maritime surveying with yet another class society approval for the use of Remote Inspection Techniques (drones)...
August 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks – (Second Edition)

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks – (Second Edition)
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks (Second Edition). The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of liquefied gas carriers...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K 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 NYK Line and Japan Marine United (JMU) for their joint project on the concept design of an LNG-fueled 200K DWT...
July 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

The biggest challenges to IoT adoption in shipping have been overcome

The biggest challenges to IoT adoption in shipping have been overcome
IoT webinar panelists, l to r: Hans Ottosen, CEO of Danelec Marine, Mark Warner, Head of Marketing Communications at Inmarsat, Host: Martyn Wingrove, Editor at Marine Electronics and Communications, Ilmo Kuutti, President of NAPA, Vikrant Sharma, Lead Business Strategist at ClassNK The biggest challenges...
July 2nd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | 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

ClassNK Electronic Certificate System wins Technical Innovation Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 201

ClassNK Electronic Certificate System wins Technical Innovation Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 201
(Pictured, centre) Tetsuya Hayashi, Regional Manager of Southeast Asia and Oceania, ClassNK Singapore – Leading classification society ClassNK received the Technical Innovation Award at Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia 2018 held at Marina Bay Sands, of Singapore on 25 April for developing and introducing...
April 26th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events | 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

Coldharbour initiates Japanese type approval process

Coldharbour initiates Japanese type approval process
Andrew Marshall, CEO, Coldharbour Marine Ltd March 2018 – Coldharbour Marine, a manufacturer of ballast water treatment systems based on unique inert gas technology, has engaged Japanese classification society ClassNK to assist in the process of obtaining Japanese type approval from the Ministry of...
March 26th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | 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

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 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
December 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK wins The Safer, Cleaner Seas Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards

ClassNK wins The Safer, Cleaner Seas Award  at the Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards
(Picture Centre) Tetsuya Hayashi, Regional Manager of South Asia and Oceania, ClassNK Singapore – Leading classification society ClassNK picked up the Lloyd’s List Safer, Cleaner Seas Award for raising global awareness and environmental standards through its ship recycling activities at the...
October 27th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More