Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/STBA GroupTMS Awards 2019ViganIndonesia Coal Mining 20195th Biennial LNG Bunkering
  • TBA Group
  • Sailors Society
  • Telestack
  • 5th Biennial LNG Bunkering
  • Port of Belledune
  • Port of Stockton

ClassNK amendments to class rules

(Posted on 07/01/19)

Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 25 December 2018.

ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects, feedback from damage investigations, requests from industry as well as changes made to relevant international conventions, IACS unified requirements (UR), national regulations, etc.

•             Amendments related to the clarification of strength requirements for hatch covers of cargo holds also used as ballast holds, the adoption of Approval of Use to verify the conformance of computer based systems, and the application of the industry standard testing for FRP grating and clarification of testing procedure for approval of its manufacturing process (in response to industry requests, etc.)

•             Amendments related to the incorporation of MARPOL Annex VI amendment to designate nitrogen oxide emission control areas as well as 2017 Finnish-Swedish Ice Class Rules (in response to changes in international or reginal regulations, etc.)

•             Amendment related to the addition of requirements for classification survey using remote inspection techniques and requirements for approval of firms engaged in survey using remote inspection techniques (in response to changes in IACS Unified Requirements, etc.) 

The PDF files of ClassNK Rules and Guidance are available free of charge via ClassNK’s website www.classnk.com for those who have registered for the ClassNK “My Page” service. To register for the “My Page” service free of charge, go to ClassNK’s website and click on the “My Page Login” button.

 

Latest News

Grieg Star change CEO and Chair

(Posted on 27/06/19)

From 1 July, after over 20 years as CEO, Camilla Grieg will take the position as Chair of the Board... Read more


Seagull’s free Videotel training title

(Posted on 27/06/19)

As a direct response to the joint ownership and new collaboration between Seagull and Videotel, Seagull... Read more


Britannia hosts Piraeus seminar

(Posted on 27/06/19)

Britannia P&I Club is hosting a one-day Members’ seminar in Piraeus on Thursday 27 June. The... Read more


MARiS can help meet IMO2020 regulations

(Posted on 21/06/19)

IMO2020 is getting closer and the currently discussed approaches to meet IMO2020 requirements will generate... Read more


Sailors’ Society announces new DG

(Posted on 21/06/19)

International maritime charity Sailors’ Society is welcoming a “dynamic and effective leader... Read more


ICS push for rapid action on CO2

(Posted on 21/06/19)

Representatives of the world’s national shipowners’ associations met last week to review... Read more


LOC opens new Hamburg office

(Posted on 21/06/19)

LOC has opened a new office in Hamburg, Germany, to develop the Renewables and Shipping offering of... Read more


CargoMetrics “key” partner for Fednav

(Posted on 17/06/19)

Fednav Limited today announces that it has entered into a Development Services Agreement with CargoMetrics... Read more


Oshima DNV GL bulker cooperation

(Posted on 17/06/19)

Spurred by the IMO strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Oshima Shipbuilding and classification... Read more


ICS concern over tanker attacks

(Posted on 17/06/19)

The Board of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has expressed concern at the serious incidents... Read more


TelestackTOC EventsSailors SocietyMULTIMODAL 201925th Coaltrans AsiaPort of Belledune
  • Cimbria Bulk Equipment A/S
  • Indonesia Coal Mining 2019
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping