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ClassNK: Existing Ships Should Install BWMS Early On

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Installation of BWMS for many of ClassNK ships are highly concentrated in the year 2022.

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NYK, JMU Get AIP for LNG-Fueled Bulk Carrier Design

ClassNK has granted an approval in principle to NYK Line and JMU for their joint LNG-fueled bulk carrier design.

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ClassNK Expands HKC Verification to South-East Asia

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has received its first application for verification from a recycling ...

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ClassNK Ventures into Turkish Ship Recycling

Tokyo’s classification society ClassNK has issued a Statement of Compliance (SoC) to a ship recycling ...

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Liberian-Flagged Ships 1st to Feature ClassNK e-Certificate

The world’s first comprehensive electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates, ...

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ClassNK Launches Bunker Fuel Oil Analysis Service

ClassNK Consulting Service (NKCS), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK, has officially ...

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ClassNK Issues Guidelines for Liquefied Hydrogen Carriers

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Hydrogen (LH2) Carriers. The ...

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ClassNK Gives Nod to LNG Bunkering Vessel Design

Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has received Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500 cbm liquefied ...

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ClassNK Sets Minimum Requirements for ULCVs

Brittle crack arrest steel plates with a thickness of 100mm used in ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) must have ...

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ClassNK: Fire Safety Issues Main Reason for Ship Detentions

Fire safety-related defficiencies are still the main reason ships are detained, according to the report on Port ...

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ClassNK Re-Establishes Its Presence in Iran

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran office ...

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Two Indian Shipbreakers Become HKC-Compliant

Ship recycling facilities in Gujarat, India, Shree Ram Vessel Scrap Pvt. Ltd and Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd have ...

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ClassNK Amends Rules for Boxships of the Future

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released draft amendments to its rules and guidance for container ...

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ClassNK Approves of MIJAC LNG Bulker Design

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to a 98,000 dwt LNG-fueled ...

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ClassNK Okays Two Ship Recycling Facilities in India

Japanese classification society ClassNK has issued Statements of Compliance (SoC) to two ship recycling facilities ...

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Aquarius Marine Solar Power Gets Class Approval

Aquarius Marine Solar Power Gets Class Approval

Eco Marine Power (EMP) has received acceptance from Japan’s classification society ClassNK for its Aquarius ...

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ClassNK Regains Top Spot

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Japan’s ClassNK has once again become the world’s largest classification society based on the ...

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ClassNK Launches Bulker, Tanker Structural Rules

ClassNK Launches Bulker, Tanker Structural Rules

Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released its Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil ...

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ClassNK to Look Into 20,000 TEU Boxship Steel Safety

ClassNK to Look Into 20,000 TEU Boxship Steel Safety

Japan’s classification society ClassNK is launching a joint research project to develop technical standards ...

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MPA Singapore, ClassNK Join Forces

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Japanese ship classification society, ClassNK,  signed a ...

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ClassNK Streamlines Certification Process

ClassNK Streamlines Certification Process

Japanese classification society ClassNK has revamped its registration system which, according to the company, cuts ...

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