Posts Tagged ‘IACS’

QMI engine oil mist detection system receives LR type approval

QMI engine oil mist detection system receives LR type approval
QMI technology detects oil mist in the engine crankcase before it’s too late. Quality Monitoring Instruments (QMI), manufacturer of premium engine & atmospheric oil mist detection systems, has received Type Approval certification from classification society Lloyd’s Register for its engine oil...
August 26th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

International Association of Classification Societies Welcomes New Chairman

International Association of Classification Societies Welcomes New Chairman
Christopher Wiernicki Changing of the guard follows 71st meeting of IACS Council (Houston) Christopher J. Wiernicki, the Chairman, President and CEO of ABS, a leading provider of maritime shipping and offshore classification services, was elected Chairman of the International Association of Classification...
July 14th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IACS, Person Profiles | Read More

IACS to act on MOL Comfort report

IACS to act on MOL Comfort report
The fore part of the former “MOL Comfort” on fire and a fire fighting tug trying to put the fire off – photo credits The Indian Navy The International Association of Classifications Societies (IACS) has received the final report issued in Japan by the Committee on Large Container Ship...
March 6th, 2015 | Associations, Claims, Classification Societies, Container shipping, Containers, Health and Safety, IACS, IMO, Maritime Accidents, News, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Technical, Technology | Read More

IACS and EU exchange views

IACS and EU exchange views
IACS kicked off European Shipping Week at a joint workshop in Brussels with the European Commission represented by speakers from the Transport, the Environment and the Climate Action departments. The subjects were highly topical and included, from IACS speakers, LNG as a fuel highlighting the importance...
March 4th, 2015 | Associations, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Korean Register is authorized to deliver statutory services in Canada

Korean Register is authorized to deliver statutory services in Canada
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – announces that it has been fully authorized by the Marine Safety and Security Division of Transport Canada to perform “statutory services” on behalf of the government of Canada. KR is now able to conduct relevant surveys,...
February 10th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK leads the way with new PrimeShip-HULL(HCSR) software

ClassNK leads the way with new PrimeShip-HULL(HCSR) software
Noboru Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has announced the release of Ver. 2.0.0 of its PrimeShip-HULL(HCSR) ship design support software. The new version is the world’s first software system to fully reflect all rule amendments of the IACS...
February 9th, 2015 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

IACS Council meeting

IACS Council meeting
Philippe Donch-Gay The International Association of Classification Societies chaired by Philippe Donche-Gay of BV held its December Council meeting yesterday in London. The flagship Common Structural Rules project for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers was discussed and a presentation delivered to industry...
December 12th, 2014 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, IACS, LNG, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

2014 Tripartite Meeting Discussions

2014 Tripartite Meeting Discussions
John Platsidakis The annual Tripartite meeting between shipowners, shipbuilders and classification societies was held in Shanghai on 30 and 31 October 2014. The meeting was attended by high level representatives of the industry, including the chairman of Intercargo Mr John Platsidakis, the chairman of...
November 19th, 2014 | Associations, BIMCO, IACS, Intercargo, Intertanko | Read More

Korean Register authorized to deliver statutory services in Latvia

Korean Register authorized to deliver statutory services in Latvia
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – announces that it has been authorized as a “recognized organization” of the Latvian government to deliver statutory services. KR is now able to conduct relevant surveys, audits and issue certificates to Latvian flagged ships...
October 27th, 2014 | Classification Societies, Flags, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

Goal-Based Standards (GBS) verification process is underway

Goal-Based Standards (GBS) verification process is underway
IMO audit teams will shortly be established to verify construction rules for bulk carriers and oil tankers of classification societies which act as recognized organizations (ROs), following the receipt of requests for verification by the 31 December 2013 deadline. A new SOLAS regulation II-1/3-10 on...
January 3rd, 2014 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

IACS Chairman calls for evidence-based assessment of ship efficiency

IACS Chairman calls for evidence-based assessment of ship efficiency
Roberto P. Cazzulo IACS Chairman, Mr Cazzulo, speaking at the IMO WORLD MARITIME DAY SYMPOSIUM ON SUSTAINABLE MARITIME TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, noted that IMO had recently supported in principle an IACS proposal for establishing an (Energy Efficient Design Index) “EEDI Database” for new ships being...
September 27th, 2013 | Classification Societies | Read More

ClassNK: Release of CSR Structural Assessment Software Version 7.0.0

ClassNK: Release of CSR Structural Assessment Software Version 7.0.0
Noburu Ueda Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has announced the release of the latest versions of IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR) structural assessment software. The following software packages have been updated: PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/CSR PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/CSR...
August 31st, 2013 | Classification Societies, Corporate Social Responsibility, IT and Communications | Read More

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on propulsion and auxiliary machinery

Launch of joint concentrated inspection campaign on propulsion and auxiliary machinery
Richard Schiferli 29 July 2013 – The Maritime Authorities of the Paris and the Tokyo Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Port State Control will launch a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) with the purpose to ensure compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-1. The scope of the CIC is the safety...
July 29th, 2013 | News, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

IMO Secretary-General meets new IACS chairman

IMO Secretary-General meets new IACS chairman
​IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu met mid-last week* with the new Chairman of IACS, Mr. Roberto Cazzulo, Chairman of RINA Services. Mr. Sekimizu congratulated Mr. Cazzulo on his appointment and expressed his appreciation to IACS for its long and ongoing support of IMO’s work on maritime safety,...
July 8th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IMO | Read More

RINA commits to IACS chairmanship

RINA commits to IACS chairmanship
International classification society RINA has committed major resources to support IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) during its year of chairmanship. Roberto Cazzulo,  Chairman of RINA Services SpA, was elected as Chairman of IACS Council at the end of June. He will lead an...
July 2nd, 2013 | Classification Societies | Read More