Posts Tagged ‘ClassNK’

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued EGCSR-F (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready Full) notations to nine ships operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. This notification signifies that the ship fulfills requirement for SOx scrubber retrofitting. Following discussions on the implementation...
March 24th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK appoints new Executive Vice President

ClassNK appoints new Executive Vice President
Dr. Toshiyuki Shigemi Tokyo – Effective 7 March 2016, Dr. Toshiyuki Shigemi has been appointed as Executive Vice President as well as Executive Director of ClassNK. Yasushi Nakamura has stepped down as Senior Executive Vice President, and has been appointed as an Advisor to the Society. Dr. Shigemi...
March 6th, 2017 | Bunkering, Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED floodlights for Port Facility-use to Stanley Electric

ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED floodlights for Port Facility-use to Stanley Electric
l-r: Koichi Fujiwara, Chairman and President (ClassNK); Masahiro Sagae Executive Officer, Executive General Manager Lighting Application Division (Stanley Electric) Tokyo– Leading classification society ClassNK has issued the first Type Certification for LED floodlights for port facility-use to Stanley...
February 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News | 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

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

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

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

ClassNK Magazine – 78th Edition

ClassNK Magazine – 78th Edition
The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine is available for download here or to view online at the following link: ClassNK Magazine 78This edition includes a selection of articles about projects supported by ClassNK and its partners, such as: – An interview with Mr. Gary S. Vogel, CEO of Eagle...
December 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016

ClassNK picks up Environmental Protection Award at IBJ Awards 2016
ClassNK’s Regional Manager of Europe and Africa Dr. M. A. Rahim receiving the award London – ClassNK picked up the Environmental Protection Award for its activities at the IBJ Awards held on 21 November. This award recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to reducing...
November 25th, 2016 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

ClassNK completes joint study on ClassNK CMAXS LC-A for Hitachi MAN B&W Engine with Hitachi Zosen Corporation

ClassNK completes joint study on ClassNK CMAXS LC-A for Hitachi MAN B&W Engine with Hitachi Zosen Corporation
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK and Hitachi Zosen Corporation have completed a joint study of the next generation condition-based monitoring and automatic diagnostic system ClassNK CMAXS LC-A for Hitachi MAN B&W engines. During this joint study, ClassNK and Hitachi Zosen Corporation...
November 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK wins Big Data Award at Lloyd’s List Asia Awards

ClassNK wins Big Data Award at Lloyd’s List Asia Awards
John Purkis, Divisional Sales Director, Maritime Intelligence, Toshio Kurashiki, Regional Manager of South Asia and Oceania, ClassNK Singapore – Leading classification society ClassNK picked up the Lloyd’s List Intelligence Big Data Award for its condition based monitoring suite ClassNK CMAXS...
October 21st, 2016 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

ClassNK Issues Approval in Principle for LNG Bunkering Vessel Design

ClassNK Issues Approval in Principle for LNG Bunkering Vessel Design
l(-r) ClassNK : S. H. Lee, H. Takesue, J. B. Jeong, T. Nishibashi (Country Manager of Korea) / Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.: C. S. Lee (Technical Director), K. C. Lee, J. K. No. Busan – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500...
October 20th, 2016 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Liberia trials class and statutory e-certificates on ClassNK ships

Liberia trials class and statutory e-certificates on ClassNK ships
Scott Bergeron The Liberian Registry has further strengthened its industry-leading reputation for technological innovation by launching operational trials for electronic certificates covering both statutory and class regulations. Having initiated the practice of issuing electronic statutory certificates...
October 12th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Flags, IT and Communications | Read More

ClassNK and the Liberian Registry begin Trials for Electronic Certificates System

ClassNK and the Liberian Registry begin Trials for Electronic Certificates System
Tokyo – ClassNK has begun operational trials for “ClassNK e-Certificate”, the world’s first comprehensive system to provide ships’ class certificates and statutory certificates issued on behalf of flag states in electronic format. The use of electronic certificates is expected to bring about...
October 7th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Flags, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases updates to its Guidelines on Laser-Arc Hybrid Welding

ClassNK releases updates to its Guidelines on Laser-Arc Hybrid Welding
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released Guidelines on Laser-Arc Hybrid Welding (Ver. 3) aiming to support the widespread application of laser-arc hybrid welding in shipyards. Laser-arc hybrid welding is a high quality and highly-efficient welding process which combines both laser...
September 27th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK to host floating offshore wind round table event

ClassNK to host floating offshore wind round table event
ClassNK, Japan’s leading international certification and classification society, will host a round table discussion about floating wind technologies on the sidelines of Wind Energy Hamburg (WEH) on 26 September. “ClassNK is one of the world’s leading classification societies, boasting over a century...
September 16th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy | Read More

ClassNK Magazine – 77th Edition

ClassNK Magazine – 77th Edition
The latest issue of the ClassNK Magazine is available for download here or  to view online at the following link: : ClassNK Magazine 76 This edition includes a selection of articles about projects supported by ClassNK and its partners, such as: – An interview with Annette Stube, Head of Group...
September 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Communication, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

JX Ocean Co. Ltd. chooses ClassNK CMAXS LC-A

ClassNK Consulting Service announced that JX Ocean Co., Ltd. has selected ClassNK CMAXS LC- A, the machinery condition monitoring and automatic diagnostic  system, for use on ENEOS SPIRIT, a 310,000 dwt tanker. ClassNK CMAXS LC- A is a solution that integrates innovative sensor anomaly detection...
August 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK makes breakthrough finding for ultra-large container ships

ClassNK makes breakthrough finding for ultra-large container ships
Tokyo – ClassNK has concluded that the minimum required brittle crack arrest toughness for extremely thick brittle crack arrest steel plates of 100mm used in ultra-large container ships is 8, 000 N/mm3/2. The technical expertise is a world-first and is based on verification tests carried out as part...
July 27th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Containers, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Annual Report on Port State Control

ClassNK releases Annual Report on Port State Control
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its annual report on Port State Control. The report aims to assist ship operators and management companies in maintaining compliant operations by providing information about ships detained by PSC as well as deficiencies that were found on...
July 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK appoints TÜV Rheinland Japan’s Global Technology Assessment Center as Certified Laboratory

ClassNK appoints TÜV Rheinland Japan’s Global Technology Assessment Center as Certified Laboratory
ClassNK Chairman and President Koichi Fujiwara handing over the appointment certificate to TÜV Rheinland’s Executive Vice President Products Mr. Holger Kunz. ClassNK appointed the Global Technology Assessment Center (GTAC) of TÜV Rheinland Japan as a certified laboratory today at an appointment...
July 6th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Another industry-first for leading society ClassNK

Another industry-first for leading society ClassNK
Tokyo – ClassNK has established ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC), the maritime industry’s first onshore digital archive center that fully complies with IMO Goal-based ship construction standards (GBS) and the Industry Standard, which begin to apply from today. IMO GBS are broad, over-arching safety...
July 1st, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, IT and Communications, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK amends Rules and Guidance

ClassNK amends Rules and Guidance
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has amended its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships in response to the latest industry developments, including amendments made to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases...
June 30th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK returns to Iran

ClassNK returns to Iran
Tehran – Leading classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran Office and agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development of Iran. ClassNK originally opened...
June 15th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fuel savings convince “K” Line to expand use of ClassNK CMAX LC-A

Fuel savings convince “K” Line to expand use of ClassNK CMAX LC-A
Singapore – “K” Line Ship Management (Singapore) Pte Ltd has selected ClassNK Consulting Service’s machinery condition monitoring and automatic diagnostic system ClassNK CMAXS LC-A for use on one of its container vessels, marking the first commercial application of the software. “K”...
June 9th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Containers, IT and Communications | Read More