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ClassNK to Make Electronic Certificates, Reports Standard

Dec 20, 2021

ClassNK will make electronic certificates and reports issued for ships as standard service from January 30, 2022.ClassNK has been providing an environment in which documents can be used in electronic data upon request since the early 2000s for…

Tech File: OATECH Fish-Farming "Superyacht" Earns RINA AIP

Nov 23, 2021

A fish-farming superyacht developed by Ocean Ark Tech of Chile (OATECH) and its strategic ally, London-based Ocean Sovereign, is one step closer to delivering fish to market after winning a key approval from marine classification society, RINA…

SHI SVESSEL "Smart Ship" Design gets BV Cyber Secure AIP

Nov 12, 2021

Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd (SHI) received an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an LNG carrier design under Bureau Veritas’ (BV) Cyber Managed Prepared notation. The certificate was delivered to the Hyun Joe Kim, Vice President of SHI, by Christophe Capitant…

Interview: Hiroaki Sakashita, CEO, ClassNK

Oct 28, 2021

While the maritime industry faces a long ‘to do’ list for the coming three decades, Hiroaki Sakashita, CEO, ClassNK, sees decarbonization as the definitive trend that will most dramatically impact the design, construction and life-cycle operation of ships…

RINA Acquires Logimatic Solutions

Sep 01, 2021

RINA acquired the entire share capital of Logimatic Solutions, a Danish software company with a turnover of about 6 million Euros that will be fully integrated within the RINA Group. Its nearly 50 employees will continue in the current structure from its offices in Denmark…

DNV, Nakilat Team to Improve Vessel Software Quality

Aug 04, 2021

Nakilat, DNV, and a group of yards and system suppliers – ABB, Honeywell, Kongsberg and Wärtsilä + Hudong-Zhonghua – have teamed on a joint development project (JDP) to elevate software reliability and maintenance during operations. The JDP…

ClassNK Consulting Adds Cybersecurity Training Service

Jun 01, 2021

ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. (NKCS) added a new course named 'Maritime Cyber Security Technical Course (Attack Method) for Responsible Officers in Land' for its e-learning cybersecurity training service.The service has been adopted by…

ClassNK Grants Its fFrst Remote Survey Notation

Feb 24, 2021

ClassNK granted its Remote Survey (RMSV) notation for ORCA ACE, PCC operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and managed by MOL Ship Management Co., Ltd. (MOLSHIP). This is the first vessel on ClassNK’s registry to be marked with RMSV notation…

DNV GL Advises ‘Mind the (Safety) Gap’ as Maritime Transforms

Feb 18, 2021

A new approach to safety is necessary along the maritime industry's rapid transition to a decarbonized, digitally smart future, says classification society DNV GL in a new white paper released this week, and as discussed on Maritime Reporter TV with Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen…

New Guidance Issues on Bulk Carrier Ventilation

Nov 25, 2020

Proper ventilation is essential to preventing damage to the cargo and to ensure the safety of the crew and vessel in bulk carriers. To provide ship’s masters and crew with an understanding of different ventilation requirements for bulk cargoes…

Wilhelmsen Gets DNV GL Type Approval for the Digi Boiler

Nov 16, 2020

Alongside the unique Type Approval for the Digi Boiler automated dosing system, Wilhelmsen have also been certified as reportedly the first and only approved service supplier for DNV GL’s BMON+ class notation.“Our system is tried, tested and proven at sea…

Brown to Succeed Marsh as CEO at Lloyd's Register

Aug 24, 2020

After 14-years at Lloyd's Register (LR), including five years as group CEO, Alastair Marsh announced that he is stepping down from his role and will retire from the Lloyd’s Register group board on December 31, 2020. LR's board said that Nick Brown…

Interview: Captain Havard Ramsoy, Genting Cruise Lines, Plotting the Return Course for Cruising

Jul 16, 2020

While COVID-19 has proven to be the biggest business disruption event in generations, for the once-booming cruise shipping industry it has meant a hard stop. Getting back to cruising will be neither fast nor easy. We reached out to Captain Havard Ramsoy…

Interview: Takeshi Okamoto, ClassNK

May 27, 2020

As COVID-19 and a historically weak energy market wreaks havoc on maritime, Takeshi Okamoto, Corporate Officer and General Manager of Public Relations Team, ClassNK, tells Maritime Reporter & Engineering News in its May 2020 edition that the…

New LNG Carrier for EDF LNG Shipping Receives Cyber Notation

May 18, 2020

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier dubbed Elisa Larus, owned by France LNG Shipping (a French ship-owning company jointly owned by NYK and Geogas LNG) and under a long-term charter contract with EDF LNG Shipping, was delivered. Built at Hyundai…

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