Japanese Classification Society ClassNK has released “Guidelines for Remote Surveys Ver. 2.0”, including a class notation requirement for the ship with advance preparation for remote surveys.
ClassNK has been monitoting the retrofitting status of ballast water management systems (BWMS) on its registered ships periodically since 2018, now recommending the industry to install BWMS in advance.
Japanese classification society ClassNK released its Guideline for Survey and Facilities/Equipment of LNG Bunkering Ships, which outlines the additional safety requirements of liquefied gas carriers that supply LNG fuel at sea.
NKCS, ClassNK Consulting Service Co, launched a supporting system to help companies comply with the upcoming ISM requirements for cyber security.
ClassNK along with e5 Lab Inc. shake hands and inked a joint research agreement in order to develop a cyber security digital platform.
Safebridge, one of the maritime industry’s leading EdTech companies, successfully acquires the ClassNK Certificate of Approval for its online-based training and assessment portfolios.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Use of Highly Ductile Steel” which summarize the requirements for using highly ductile steel on hull structures.
NYK Line, the classification society Class NK and the power systems provider IHI Power Systems inked an agreement in order to set the world’s first ammonia-fueled tugboat into practical use.
ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Digital Smart Ship”, which stipulates the procedures for class notations for ships with advanced digital technology.
2020 is proving to be a crucial year in the development of technologies and initiatives relating to maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS). In what is seen as the point of departure for regulators, the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee is set to conclude an initial scoping exercise into the application of IMO regulations in the context of MASS.
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