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

September 11, 2020
Total Views: 25

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

August 19, 2020
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 192

Thursday, December 20, 2018
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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

December 20, 2018
Total Views: 53

Thursday, July 5, 2018
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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

July 5, 2018
Total Views: 35

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

November 2, 2017
Total Views: 61

Friday, March 11, 2016
Maritime News

ClassNK Strengthens U.S. Services with Coast Guard ACP Authorization

Japanese classification society ClassNK has received U.S. Coast Guard authorization to participate in the Coast Guard’s Alternate Compliance Program

March 11, 2016
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Maritime News

ClassNK Releases New Guidance for Large Containerships Following MOL Comfort Loss

International classification society ClassNK has released new guidance for large containerships more than two years after the loss of the MOL Comfort in the

November 25, 2015
Total Views: 228

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
bulk carrier
Maritime News

ClassNK Approves LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design

Tokyo-based international classification society ClassNK has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to a 98,000 DWT bulk carrier fueled by LNG. The concept design

November 18, 2015
Total Views: 4

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Maritime News

Working at the Forefront of Global Maritime R&D in Singapore

ClassNK’s new Global Research and Innovation Center (GRIC) in Singapore is the Tokyo-based class society’s first research center outside Japan, and it

May 7, 2015
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Maritime News

SMS: Making Light Work of Maritime Safety Compliance

New technology is and will continue to be offered as the answer to many of shipping’s safety and environmental challenges – including training. At the same

March 24, 2015
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Maritime News

ClassNK Retakes Top Classification Spot

International classification society ClassNK has retaken the top spot as the world’s largest classification society. ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru

March 17, 2015
Total Views: 2

Thursday, January 29, 2015

ClassNK’s New Tonnage Tops 20 Million Again in 2014

International classification society ClassNK has announced its fourth straight year registering new tonnage in excess of 20 million gt in 2014, with 833 new

January 29, 2015
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Maritime News

ClassNK invests in the Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo

Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) has further strengthened its renewable energy activities by agreeing to

January 28, 2015
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Maritime News

USMRC and ClassNK to Team Up on Maritime R&D projects

December 9, 2014 – Middletown, R.I. – The United States Maritime Resource Center (USMRC) in Middletown, Rhode Island and ClassNK, a leading ship

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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Engineering News

ClassNK Approves New Japanese Dual Fuel Engine

ClassNK has granted approval to the design of the new 28AHX-DF dual-fuel engine developed by Niigata Power Systems Co., Ltd. The new engine is slated to be

November 26, 2014
Total Views: 18

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Maritime News

Chemical Tanker First to Use New Duplex Stainless Steel Cargo Tanks

The new chemical tanker built in Japan is the first to use a new type of steel cargo tanks said to be cheaper and stronger that existing

November 18, 2014
Total Views: 135

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
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Engineering News

ClassNK Approves Floating Hydrogen and CO2 Storage Vessel Concept

Floating production, storage and offloading vessels, FPSOs, have been around for decades allowing operators to produce oil from an offshore field and transfer

November 12, 2014
Total Views: 143

Friday, November 7, 2014
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Engineering News

High Fuel Costs and New Emissions Regs are Pushing the Boundaries of Naval Architecture

Paint inspired by the skin of a tuna fish and automated drone ships that don't need crews: such ideas could revolutionise the next generation of ocean vessels

November 7, 2014
Total Views: 120

Wednesday, November 5, 2014
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Maritime News

SPOTD: DSME Delivers Al Kout to Kuwait Oil Tanker Company

The VLCC Al Kout was delivered last week by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) as part of a series of vessels constructed for the

November 5, 2014
Total Views: 40