Friday, April 26, 2013
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ClassNK Certifies Iino Marine ECDIS Training Course

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK announced that it has certified the Type Specific ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) training

April 26, 2013
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013
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ClassNK Announces American Acquisition, Seeks Brown Water Footprint

STAMFORD – For the first time in their 113-year history, Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has announced growth via acquisition. At the

March 19, 2013
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
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ClassNK Approves Minimal Ballast Water, Hard-Chined VLCC Design

The world’s largest ship classification society, ClassNK announced that it has granted AIP (Approval in Principle) to the MIBS (Minimal Ballast Water

March 6, 2013
Total Views: 103

Thursday, February 14, 2013
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ClassNK Announces Further Expansion into Germany

Hamburg – Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK announced today that it has earned authorization from Germany’s BG Verkehr to carry out

February 14, 2013
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Friday, February 1, 2013
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Evergreen Seafarer Training Center Earns ClassNK Certification for Training Courses

TAIWAN – Japanese classification society ClassNK announced today that it has certified the Bridge Resource Management (BRM), Electronic Chart Display

February 1, 2013
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Press Releases

ClassNK Reports (Another) Record Year in 2012

ClassNK Registers 25 Million Gross Tons in 2012; Sets New Records for Newbuildings & Class Transfers Tokyo – ClassNK on Wednesday released its

January 30, 2013
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Engineering News

MHI and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Receive Conceptual Approval for Containerized Ballast Water Treatment System

TOKYO – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), working jointly with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL), has developed installation technology of a ballast

January 23, 2013
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Friday, January 11, 2013

Class Titan Receives Expanded Authorization in U.S.

The world’s largest classification society, ClassNK, announced Friday that it has been granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard

January 11, 2013
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Monday, November 12, 2012
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Engineering News

ClassNK Develops Ship Maintenance Software with IHIMU, DU and IBM

ClassNK, IHI Marine United (IHIMU), Diesel United (DU) and IBM Japan have announced they will jointly develop a ship maintenance management system to help

November 12, 2012
Total Views: 79

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

ClassNK Certifies World’s First Specially Built Nickel Ore Carrier

The maritime transport of nickel ore is no easy task. Nickel ore cargoes can liquefy during transport, drastically impairing the ship’s stability and

October 23, 2012
Total Views: 119

Monday, October 8, 2012
Engineering News

Air Lubrication Works on Ferries Too

Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries says that it has successfully installed its innovative “Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System” (MALS) for the

October 8, 2012
Total Views: 34

Monday, October 1, 2012

ClassNK Reaches Milestones

ClassNK Chairman and President, Noboru Ueda, announced Monday the opening of three new offices outside of Japan bringing the total number of overseas ClassNK

October 1, 2012
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Friday, September 14, 2012

ClassNK: World’s Largest Class Society Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

With more than 200 million registered gross tons, Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, perhaps better known as ClassNK, is the world’s largest classification society and

September 14, 2012
Total Views: 14

Monday, August 13, 2012
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ClassNK Starts Joint Research Project to Optimize Ship Designs for Actual Sea Conditions

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today that they have started full scale ship tests to develop a feedback scheme on the design for ships performances in actual

August 13, 2012
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Friday, June 15, 2012

ClassNK Releases New Rule Amendments

Tokyo – ClassNK has announced the release of new amendments to the ClassNK Rules on 15 June 2012. ClassNK constantly reevaluates its Technical Rules and

June 15, 2012
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ClassNK Earns Authorization from Lithuanian Flag Administration

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today that it signed an agreement with the Lithuanian Maritime Safety Administration on 14 June 2012 granting ClassNK the

June 15, 2012
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Tuesday, May 29, 2012

World’s Largest Classification Society, ClassNK Posts 200 Million Gross Tons

LONDON – Tokyo-based ship classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, better known as ClassNK, officially announced that its register had surged past

May 29, 2012
Total Views: 34

Monday, March 5, 2012

ClassNK Revises Guidelines Following Loss of MV Vinalines Queen

On Christmas day 2011, the nickel-ore carrier, Vinalines Queen, and her crew of 22 seafarers went missing in the western Pacific Ocean.  No trace of the ship

March 5, 2012
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Engineering News

ClassNK Releases Engineering Guidelines for Gas-Fueled Ships

– By ClassNK As regulations curbing atmospheric pollution and greenhouse gas emissions grow stricter amid stronger calls for a greener shipping industry,

February 21, 2012
Total Views: 6

Thursday, January 5, 2012
Press Releases

ClassNK Releases New Version of PrimeShip – HULL Software

Tokyo – ClassNK announced today the release of a new revised version, version 2.5.0, of its leading direct strength assessment program for container

January 5, 2012
Total Views: 4