Posts Tagged ‘Korean Register’

Korean Register launches new apps and online service for customers

Korean Register launches new apps and online service for customers
Korean Register launches new apps and online service for customers Online paperless service includes fleet management, inspections and electronic drawing approval Korean Register (KR) has released a newly-upgraded suite of online services for customers. Announced by KR Chairman and CEO Lee Hyung-chul...
February 13th, 2020 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Technical, Technology | Read More

KR Launches Business Continuity Management Certification Service

KR Launches Business Continuity Management   Certification Service
l to r: Kim Dong-Whie, CEO of STX Marine Service and Lee Jeong-Kie, CEO and Chairman of KR Marking a first for the Korean maritime industry, Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has awarded ISO 22301, an international standard for business continuity management systems...
May 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Will the implementation of the Sulphur Cap 2020 be delayed?

Will the implementation of the Sulphur Cap 2020 be delayed?
Kim Yeon-tae, Executive Director, Korean Register Two of the most discussed issues in the international maritime industry in recent years have been the implementation of Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) and the approaching Sulphur Cap 2020. The prolonged maritime downturn of the last decade...
February 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Korean Register joins Green Award

Korean Register joins Green Award
(from left) Mr. H. C. Lee (Excutive Vice President, KR), Mr. Lee Jeong-kie (Chairman & CEO, KR), Dr. Peter M. Swift (Member of the Advisory Board of the Green Award Foundation), Mr. Jan Fransen (Managing Director, Green Award Foundation) Korean Register has joined Green Award as a part of its incentives...
September 15th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, News | Read More

KR refreshes corporate identity to reflect growing global influence

KR refreshes corporate identity to reflect growing global influence
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has refreshed its logo to mark the organisation’s renewed outward-facing international approach and its desire to add greater value to its customers’ businesses, under new Chairman and CEO, Lee Jeong-Kie. The new logo features...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies | Read More

Korean Register authorized as verification body for EU MRV

Korean Register authorized as verification body for EU MRV
KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee  Korean Register (KR)– an IACS member classification society – has announced that it is now authorized by Germany’s National Accreditation Body (DAkks) to act as a verification body for EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting, Verification). EU MRV refers to regulation...
May 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Korean Register releases the 15th version of KR-CON

Korean Register releases the 15th version of KR-CON
 Korean Register (KR)– an IACS member classification society – has announced the release of its latest KR-CON software. The 15th edition of KR-CON has been developed in-house, and offers a comprehensive electronic database program containing the latest IMO conventions, codes, resolutions...
April 3rd, 2017 | Classification Societies | Read More

Korean Register launches new ICT Center

Korean Register launches new ICT Center
KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee Korean Register launches new ICT Center to accelerate development of advanced technology applications for the maritime industry Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has opened a new ICT (information communications technology) Center...
March 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Shipmanagement | Read More

Dr B S Park – Chairman and CEO, Korean Register

Dr B S Park – Chairman and CEO, Korean Register
The late Dr Park Bum-shik Today, in Busan, the Korean Register is deeply sad to announce the death of its Chairman and CEO, Dr B S Park who has passed away after a short illness. Dr Park was appointed as Chairman and CEO of KR in December 2014 and during that time he had made a significant impact on...
October 10th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Obituaries | Read More

Korean Register leads testing technology for BWMS

Korean Register leads testing technology for BWMS
The Korean Register (KR)– an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has significantly expanded its land-based test facilities for Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) by opening a brand new specialist facility. KR has been conducting type approval testing of BWMS since 2004,...
August 2nd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Korean Register to deliver plant certification, engineering services and ship surveys in Iran

Korean Register to deliver plant certification, engineering services and ship surveys in Iran
  Dr Park Bum-shik Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed a Memorandum of Agreement to establish a joint venture company with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS). The agreement is to deliver plant facility certification and engineering services....
May 23rd, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Korean Register to deliver statutory services in India

Korean Register to deliver statutory services in India
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society has announced that it has signed an agreement with the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) to deliver services on behalf of the Indian flag administration, carrying out vessel surveys and issuing certificates according to international...
April 19th, 2016 | Associations, Classification Societies, Flags | Read More

Korean Register opens world’s first Green-ship Certification Center

Korean Register opens world’s first Green-ship Certification Center
Today (28 May), the Korean Register – an IACS member classification society -formally opened the world’s first Green-ship Equipment Test Certification Center in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea. This large-scale facility will be operated by KR and has been built with the full support of Korea’s Ministry...
May 28th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Korean Register releases “writable” version of its KR-CON software

Korean Register releases “writable” version of its KR-CON software
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – announces that it has released a writable version of its KR-CON software and associated App to allow greater flexibility and enhance user experience. KR-CON is an award-winning software package comprising an international database program...
April 20th, 2015 | Classification Societies, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Korean Register facilitates high quality, optimised conversion of OBO to VLCC

Korean Register facilitates high quality, optimised conversion of OBO to VLCC
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member class society – has facilitated the successful conversion of the Madison Orca,  a 320, 000 dwt Ore-Bulk-Oil (OBO) carrier to a VLCC in a reduced time frame to optimise resources and save cost. Owned by Monarc and managed by Navig8, the Madison Orca was built...
April 15th, 2015 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Ship Conversions | Read More

Korean Register authorized to deliver statutory services to Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

Korean Register authorized to deliver statutory services to Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg
Mr. Jeon Jeong-chong, General Manager of KR’s Convention & Legislation Service Team with Mr. Robert Biwer, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs, Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg Korean Register (KR)  – an IACS member classification society – announces that it has signed an MOU...
December 15th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Flags, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Korean Register elects Dr Park Bum-shik as new Chairman and CEO

Korean Register elects Dr Park Bum-shik as new Chairman and CEO
Dr Park Bum-shik On 4 December, in Seoul, at an extraordinary meeting of the general assembly, the Korean Register (KR) elected DrPark Bum-shik, formerly COO (Chief Operating Officer) of the Korea P & I Club as its new Chairman & CEO. Dr Park graduated from the Korea Maritime University with...
December 4th, 2014 | Classification Societies, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Korean Register to drive LNG fuelled shipping in APEC region

Korean Register to drive LNG fuelled shipping in APEC region
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – announces that it is to work alongside the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Secretariat (APEC) to promote the use of LNG fuelled ships in the APEC region. APEC has awarded a contract to KR to further the understanding of the current...
October 29th, 2014 | Classification Societies, LNG, Technical, Technology | 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

World’s first green-ship equipment certification centre opens in Korea

Korean Register to establish itself as a leading authority on low environmental impact marine technology Announced in 2012, the world’s first green-ship equipment certification centre opened for business earlier this month in Gunsan, Jeonbuk, Korea. The Korean Register – an IACS member class society...
July 14th, 2014 | Associations, Classification Societies, Environment, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Korean Register donates award winning software to World Maritime University

Korean Register donates award winning software to World Maritime University
Dr. Chon Young-kee, Chairman & CEO of Korean Register The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has again donated its award winning KR-CON software to students at the World Maritime University (WMU). KR-CON is an international database program...
March 18th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Classification Societies, Education and Training, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Korean Register and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping to cooperate on shipbuilding

At last week’s (13 November) 6th Korea-Russia Business Dialogue meeting held in Seoul and attended by President Putin and President Park Guen-hye, the Korean Register (KR) and the Russian Register of Shipping (RS) took the opportunity to sign an agreement on shipbuilding. The memorandum of understanding...
November 20th, 2013 | Classification Societies, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Korean Register patents world’s first “Smart Fleet” app

Korean Register patents world’s first “Smart Fleet” app
The Korean Register – an IACS member classification society – has obtained a patent on its “Smart Fleet” app which was launched earlier this year. This unique and world leading app delivers up-to-the-minute information on vessels, fleets, surveys, audits, port state control and more direct to...
September 16th, 2013 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More