ClassNK has issued AIP for a 7,500 cbm LNG bunkering vessel designed by Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd. which is the result of joint research carried out by Hanjin Heavy Industries and ClassNK.
ClassNK picked up the Lloyd’s List Intelligence Big Data Award for its condition based monitoring suite ClassNK CMAXS at the 19th Lloyd’s List Asia Awards in Singapore.
The Liberian Registry launches operational trials for electronic certificates covering both statutory and class regulations.
ClassNK has begun operational trials for “ClassNK e-Certificate”, the world’s first comprehensive system to provide ships’ class certificates and statutory certificates.
Leela Ship Recycling Pvt. Ltd. was successfully shortlisted for two prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards Asia in Singapore andreached the final list for both the Environment Protection Award and the Corporate Social Responsibility Award.
ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.3.5.0., developed in response to the IACS CSR BC & OT and the design evaluation function for the prescriptive calculation software now has a wider scope and additional functions.
ClassNK has concluded that the minimum required brittle crack arrest toughness for extremely thick brittle crack arrest steel plates of 100mm used in ultra-large container ships is 8,000 N/mm3/2. The technical expertise is a world-first and is based on verification tests carried out as part of a joint R&D project in collaboration with Japan Welding Engineering Society (JWES).
In response to the casualty of “MOL COMFORT” which occurred on 17 June 2013, ClassNK established the Investigative Panel on Large Container Ship Safety, comprised of leading experts from shipbuilders, shipowners and academic institutions.