Friday, May 7, 2021
Environment

ClassNK Issues Approval in Principle for Large Liquefied Hydrogen Cargo Containment System

Japan-based classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle to Kawasaki Heavy Industries for the design of a cargo containment system for the world’s largest liquefied hydrogen carrier. Hydrogen...

May 7, 2021
Total Views: 2491

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s AssetAI as Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has certified AssetAI, developed by Alpha Ori, as Innovation Endorsement*1 for Products & Solutions, under its certification service for innovative technologies. In July 2020, to...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 354

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Press Releases

ONE is added to ISO9001 certification registry of ClassNK

Press Release – ClassNK has registered Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. (ONE) to its registry of ISO9001(Quality Management System/QMS):2015 certification. During the QMS construction of ONE for further safety of the...

April 14, 2021
Total Views: 90

Thursday, March 25, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK begins joint investigative research with Sompo Japan on risk assessment of autonomous ships

Press Release – Leading classification society ClassNK has begun joint investigative research with Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. (hereinafter referred to as Sompo Japan) on risk assessment of autonomous ships. Global efforts...

March 25, 2021
Total Views: 120

Monday, March 22, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker  ~Ship equipped with dual-fuel system developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering~

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering...

March 22, 2021
Total Views: 156

Friday, March 12, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK grants its first Remote Survey (RMSV) notation to newbuilding ~”K” LINE’s LNG-fueled Pure Car Carrier “CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN”~

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for CENTURY HIGHWAY GREEN, an LNG-fueled PCC operated by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE). This...

March 12, 2021
Total Views: 300

Monday, March 8, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK releases Guidelines for ROV/AUV

Press Release – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for ROV/AUV” which summarize the performance and safety requirements for remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) and autonomous underwater vehicles...

March 8, 2021
Total Views: 176

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) software

Reducing the workload to calculate the optimized thickness PRess Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.8.0.0 developed in...

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 129

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK grants its first Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for PCC ORCA ACE

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for ORCA ACE, PCC operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and managed by MOL Ship...

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 240

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Press Releases

“K” LINE to expand sharing of ship operation data to enhance utilization of big data in the maritime industry

Press Release – Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) and Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC) have agreed to share operation data of all “K” LINE fleet equipped with “Kawasaki...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 196

Thursday, January 14, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK certifies “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions” as its first Innovation Endorsement for Products & Solutions

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK certified “Kawasaki Integrated Maritime Solutions”, jointly developed by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (“K” LINE) and Kawasaki Heavy Industries Group, as its first Innovation...

January 14, 2021
Total Views: 95

Monday, January 4, 2021
Press Releases

ClassNK releases Guideline for Survey and Facilities/Equipment of LNG Bunkering Ships

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its Guideline for Survey and Facilities/Equipment of LNG Bunkering Ships, which outline the additional safety requirements of liquefied gas carriers that supply...

January 4, 2021
Total Views: 220

Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Press Releases

e5 Lab and ClassNK sign joint research agreement on cyber security

e5 Lab Inc. (hereinafter, e5 Lab) and ClassNK have signed a joint research agreement on cyber security. For their first joint research project, they will conduct a proof of concept...

December 15, 2020
Total Views: 111

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Press Releases

ClassNK has granted its first “Digital Smart Ship(DSS)” notation for LNG-fueled PCTC “SAKURA LEADER”

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted its “Digital Smart Ship(DSS)” notation for “SAKURA LEADER”, LNG-fueled PCTC which was ordered to Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co. Ltd. by NYK...

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 33

Friday, September 11, 2020
Press Releases

ClassNK conducted the third-party verification with a reasonable level of assurance for IINO LINES’ GHG assertion

Press Release – Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK conducted the third-party verification with a reasonable level of assurance for a GHG assertion of IINO KAIUN KAISHA LTD.(“IINO LINES”) and...

September 11, 2020
Total Views: 12

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Press Releases

ClassNK grants AIP to “K” Line and Airseas for their Seawing kite system

Press Release – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its “Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships” and related regulations to Kawasaki Kisen...

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
shipbreaking
Maritime News

ClassNK Certifies Bangladesh Ship Recycling Yard with Hong Kong Convention Compliance

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance to a ship recycling facility in Chittagong, Bangladesh, verifying that the yard is in line with Hong Kong Convention for...

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 81

Thursday, December 20, 2018
mol drone ship survey
Maritime News

Test of Class Survey Using Drones Demonstrated in Japan

Japanese shipping line Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has participated in a demonstration test of ship class survey using aerial drones to inspect an MOL-operated coal carrier in service. The survey was...

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 25

Thursday, July 5, 2018
bulk carrier ballast water
Maritime News

200,000 DWT LNG-Powered Bulk Carrier Design Granted Class Approval

Tokyo-based classification society has granted Approval in Principle to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on the concept design of an LNG-fueled 200,000 dwt bulk carrier....

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 8

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Press Releases

ClassNK releases updates to Good Maintenance Onboard Ships

Leading classification society ClassNK has just released the latest version of Good Maintenance Onboard Ships (October, 2017). The comprehensive checklist is designed to be used by shipmasters, crew, shipowners, and...

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 26