Lee Hyung-chul, chairman and ceo of KRLee Hyung-chul, chairman and ceo of KR stated that they are now looking towards the future and the next 60 years with the aim to improve safety of life and property while protecting the environment.
The Class is currently working on big data platforms, e-certificate systems, an increasing range of remote surveys and virtual reality-based surveyor training simulators.
Recently, Korean Register (KR) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) agreed to conduct a joint study on “Ship Cyber Security Network Construction and Design Safety Evaluation”.
KR, an IACS member classification society, has a fleet comprising of 65% Korean owners and 35% international customers. The international fleet is made up of more than 3,000 vessels totaling 70 million gross tonnage and is made up of 43% bulk carriers, 22% tankers, 12% containerships, 9% roro and 7% gas carriers.