To promote the spread and development of innovative technologies, the society launched Innovation Endorsement as a swift certification service in cooperation with technological front runners to establish appropriate evaluation criteria.
LCO2 carriers will play a vital role in the CCUS value chain by transporting LCO2 to storage sites and facilities for utilization.
ClassNK released “Guidelines for Advanced Safety Measures”, “Guidelines for Excellent Living and Working Environment”, and “Guidelines for Installations for Infection Control”.
Hydrogen is expected to be used as a clean energy source to realize a decarbonized society as its burning does not emit CO2.
ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of an ammonia-ready LNG-fueled Panamax bulk carrier developed by Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC).
ClassNK has released “ClassNK ZETA (Zero Emission Transition Accelerator)”, a GHG emissions management tool to track accurate CO2 emissions and confirm and simulate CII ratings.
Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted the first of its highest Class S Innovation Endorsement Provider Certification for organizations to Marine Group of Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK).
Hitachi Zosen Corporation, MOL, and Yanmar Power Technologies have received Approval in Principle for the Methane Oxidation Catalyst System from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK).
NYK and its group companies MTI Co., Ltd. and Japan Maritime Science Inc. have received approval in principle (AiP) for a fully autonomous ship framework that is currently being developed under the name of “APExS-auto.”