Posts Tagged ‘ClassNK’

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

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards

ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards
… ClassNK again leads strong support for the 2017 Greek Shipping Awards ExxonMobil joins the prestigious list of sponsors for major event in the maritime calendar Piraeus, October 11 2017 – LEADING classification society ClassNK for the eighth consecutive year is supporting the Greek Shipping...
October 11th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Events, News | Read More

Sovcomflot named Class NK Tanker Operator of the Year at the 2017 Lloyd’s List Global Awards

Sovcomflot named Class NK Tanker Operator of the Year at the 2017 Lloyd’s List Global Awards
l to r: Mr Jeremy Vine (Host)/Centre: Mr Nikolai Kolesnikov, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PAO Sovcomflot/Right: Mr. Tetsuya Kinoshita, Senior Executive Vice President, Executive Director, ClassNK. Sovcomflot (SCF Group) has won the award for Class NK Tanker Operator of the...
September 28th, 2017 | Awards, Events, People and Places, Shipmanagement | Read More

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office
Mitsuhiko Kidogawa Among other things our viewers have already read and seen  during the LISW 2017 we bring you this very down to earth business news, the Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa,  who has been recently appointed Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, in ClassNK’s London Office: Could...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK releases latest technical rules and amendments in line with the BWMC

ClassNK releases latest technical rules and amendments in line with the BWMC
ClassNK releases latest technical rules and amendments in line with the Ballast Water Management Convention Tokyo— Leading classification society ClassNK released its new set of technical rules, Rules and Guidance for Ballast Water Management Installations, in accordance with the entry into force...
September 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

ClassNK updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the second version of its Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems. Based on the first version Guidelines released in August 2014, the latest version includes the results of joint research and testing on actual Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems. In...
August 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia
… Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has completed the document review for a Ship Recycling Facility Plan (SRFP) submitted by Tsuneishi Ship Recycling (Negros), Inc. (TSRNI), verifying the facility to be in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally...
August 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.

ClassNK issues EU MRV Monitoring Plan approval to  Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.
(l-r): Mr. Akira Hoshi (Director & General Manager of Engineering Department, Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd.) Mr. Toshio Koiwa (Director of Assurance Operations Division, ClassNK). Toyko – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued approval certification to Iino Marine Service Co., Ltd....
August 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments
PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15_image 1 Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released a new longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15” as part of its prescriptive calculation suite “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)”. For ensuring further safety and streamlining...
June 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first class developed electronic certificate service “ClassNK e-Certificate” begins operations

World’s first class developed electronic certificate service “ClassNK e-Certificate” begins operations
Tokyo –Leading classification society ClassNK will commence operation of the world’s first comprehensive electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates from 15 June 2017. The service, ClassNK e-Certificate, will first be made available to Liberian-flagged vessels on...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed
Prescriptive rule calculation software: Initial design function/ ultimate strength evaluation results London – IMO Maritime Safety Committee has confirmed completion of the corrective actions requested by IMO to the International Association of Classification Societies’ (IACS) Common Structural Rules...
June 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | 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 1 June 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects,...
June 1st, 2017 | Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan
ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd*1 just launched a support service for setting up an EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2) Monitoring Plan (MP) in compliance with the EU MRV regulation. This regulation lays down rules for developing MP and submitting the emissions report for ships...
May 31st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK Magazine – 80th Edition

ClassNK Magazine – 80th Edition
The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine is available for download here or to view online at the following link: ClassNK Magazine 80 This edition includes a selection of articles about projects supported by ClassNK and its partners, such as: An overview of the viable solutions to address the upcoming...
May 25th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication | Read More