Posts Tagged ‘ClassNK’

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships. Environmental regulations continue to tighten, and as the IMO has announced its goal to completely eliminate...
September 4th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

ClassNK participates in a Working Group for Zero Emission Alternative Fuels

ClassNK participates in a Working Group for Zero Emission Alternative Fuels
ClassNK participates in a Working Group for Zero Emission Alternative Fuels Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK is participating in the “Cross-industrial Working Group Related to Zero Emission Alternative Ship Fuels” established by the CCR Study Group (*). This working group which ClassNK...
August 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Alpha Ori Technologies secures ClassNK certification for SMARTSHIP™

Alpha Ori Technologies secures ClassNK certification for SMARTSHIP™
Captain Rajesh Unni, Co-CEO of AOT and CEO and Founder of leading Singapore-based shipmanager Synergy Group  Alpha Ori Technologies secures ClassNK certification for SMARTSHIP™ Leading ship classification society ClassNK has confirmed type approval certification for SMARTShip™, the patented digital...
July 15th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform
NAPA announced as first service provider for Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform NAPA will provide performance analytics and voyage optimization expertise via platform Helsinki, 22 May 2019: NAPA the leading provider of maritime software, services and data analysis, today announced that it has become...
May 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Releases Cyber Security Management System for Ships

ClassNK Releases Cyber Security Management System for Ships
ClassNK Releases Cyber Security Management System for Ships Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Cyber Security Management System for Ships.   As part of the ClassNK Cyber Security Series, ClassNK regularly releases guidelines and standards that outline cyber security measures...
April 15th, 2019 | IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition

Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition
Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition Tokyo – The wholly owned subsidiary set up by ClassNK, Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC), announced the global launch of IoS-OP (Internet of ships open platform), a platform for data distribution and utilization under common...
April 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

ClassNK Provides Support with the 2020 Sulphur Cap

ClassNK Provides Support with the 2020 Sulphur Cap
ClassNK Provides Support with the 2020 Sulphur Cap Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has developed “Guidance for onboard use of Compliant Fuel Oil with SOx regulation from 2020” and an implementation plan sample for switching to compliant fuel oil in order to support the industry...
April 2nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach
ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach   World class support, anytime anywhere in the world Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ClassNK Cyber Security Approach which outlines its basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships. It was released alongside...
March 29th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Safety and Security | 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

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