The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the Jan 2020 edition of the IACS Blue Book and the accompanying IACS Green Book.
Dedicated to safe ships and clean seas, IACS makes a unique contribution to maritime safety and regulation through technical support, compliance verification and research and development.
ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.6.0.0, developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT).
Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has secured a contract for the provision of classification services for 4 large survey vessels for the Indian Navy.
IACS Chairman and CEO of DNV GL says, “Maritime, looked at some of the initiatives taken at IACS that were changing organisation.
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).
ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki concludes his term as Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies Ltd. (IACS) encouraging the organization to continue setting high standards for performance and raising the bar of excellence.
Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by ABS and Lloyds Register (LR), has released new software tools for meeting the requirements of the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR), which entered into force on 1 July 2015.
The International Union of Marine Insurance (IUMI) is calling for vessel owners and technical managers to make records available that provide important information on the condition of the ship and its machinery when a ship changes owner.