Tag: <span>ClassNK</span>

ClassNK addresses common issues around VLSFO use in new poster
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ClassNK addresses common issues around VLSFO use in new poster

ClassNK has published an onboard poster for ships titled “Issues after starting to use VLSFO,” which outlines common main engine issues and recommended countermeasures when using very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) that complies with SOx regulations. After the enforcement of regulations to limit sulphur content in marine fuel oil to 0.5 per cent or...

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Hull Monitoring
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ClassNK releases Guidelines for Hull Monitoring

ClassNK has released its “Guidelines for Hull Monitoring” that summarise technical requirements for a hull monitoring system to achieve the improvement of the ship safety, and stipulates the relevant class notation. A hull monitoring system is intended to collect information through sensors like a strain gauge or an accelerometer installed on the ship and perform...

ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker
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ClassNK grants AiP to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for concept design of LNG-fuelled bulker

ClassNK has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) based on its regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels (Rule Part GF), incorporating the IGF Code, to Tsuneishi Shipbuilding for its concept design of an LNG-fuelled bulker Kamsarmax GF.  As more environmental technologies have been developed to realise a low-carbon and decarbonized society in the maritime industry,...

ClassNK grants AiP to Eco Marine Power’s renewable energy sail system
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ClassNK grants AiP to Eco Marine Power’s renewable energy sail system

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Eco Marine Power for the development of a renewable energy system for ships, ‘Aquarius Marine Renewable Energy with EnergySail’. To contribute to the swift and safe social implementation of decarbonisation initiatives, ClassNK has been providing safety standards applicable to a variety of new technologies based on...

ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s predictive maintenance solution
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ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s predictive maintenance solution

Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT) has secured certification for its predictive maintenance solution, AssetAI, from ClassNK. A real-time cloud-based module, created specifically for the marine market, AssetAI, utilises machine learning algorithms on real-time sensor data to provide actionable insights. As operational expenditure in shipping increases, preventive maintenance isn’t sufficient as a status quo. It is increasingly...

Flag and class leaders unite to support shipping with technology challenges
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Flag and class leaders unite to support shipping with technology challenges

Several flag states and classification societies have united to launch the Maritime Technologies Forum (MTF) to provide technical and regulatory research, expertise and leadership to assist the shipping sector and its regulators address technology challenges. Founding members of the MTF include American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), DNV, Japan’s Maritime Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport...

NAPA, MOL and ClassNK to develop navigational risk monitoring system
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NAPA, MOL and ClassNK to develop navigational risk monitoring system

NAPA, ClassNK, and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) have announced that the software they have been collaborating on to intelligently monitor and mitigate grounding risks has been verified as successful in its proof-of-concept stage. Following the proof-of-concept stage, MOL, NAPA and ClassNK have agreed to the joint further development for a comprehensive navigational risk monitoring system....

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
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ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels” published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using...