Tag: <span>Korean Register</span>

KR releases new class rules for membrane-type LNG carriers
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KR releases new class rules for membrane-type LNG carriers

The Korean Register (KR) has developed new class rules that completely revise the existing structural rules for membrane-type LNG carriers. The new class rules apply the concept of EDW (Equivalent Design Wave) based on direct load analysis to determine structural arrangements and scantling that meet the structural strength, buckling and fatigue strength criteria for various...

Hydrogen carrier design given the go-ahead
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Hydrogen carrier design given the go-ahead

Hyundai Heavy Industries Group, Hyundai Glovis, the Liberian Registry, the Korean Register and their partners have committed to developing a 20,000 cubic meter liquefied hydrogen carrier. This ship design is the world’s first large size liquefied hydrogen carrier.  On October 22nd, HHI Group’s Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) announced...

KR opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Centre
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KR opens LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Centre

The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fueled and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC). The new facility is located at KR’s headquarters in Busan and officially opened on 15 September. Following the opening ceremony, a memorandum of understanding was signed between KR and Transgas Solution (TGS, chief executive officer Lee...

KR launches emission data management system
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KR launches emission data management system

The Korean Register (KR) has established a new greenhouse gas (GHG) online data management system to help shipowners comply with GHG emission regulations including the EU’s Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) requirement and IMO’s Data Collection System (DCS). The online data management system is known as KR GEARS, which stands for GHG Emission Authentic Reporting...

KR grants design approval to DSME’s Solidus
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KR grants design approval to DSME’s Solidus

The Korean Register (KR) has formally granted design approval to DSME for the company’s Solidus LNG cargo containment system. DSME and German chemical company BASF developed a high-performance and environmentally friendly insulation material in order to significantly lower the LNG boil-off rates. In addition, to prevent any LNG leakage from Solidus, and to maximise the...

Korean Register moves to e-certificates
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Korean Register moves to e-certificates

The Korean Register (KR) has moved to IMO-compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its classed fleet. The new paperless certificates will cut administrative tasks for customers, saving time and costs and reducing human error. KR also expects electronic certificates to reduce loss or damage to original paper certificates and minimise Port State Control (PSC)...

Swiss Climate EcoCare and KR sign MoU on IMO DCS
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Swiss Climate EcoCare and KR sign MoU on IMO DCS

The Korean Register (KR) and Swiss Climate EcoCare have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to provide enhanced IMO DCS (International Maritime Organization, Data Collection System) services to the maritime industry. The MoU was signed with a special focus on mutual cooperation to provide IMO DCS services to the maritime industry. KR, a Recognized Organization...

Korean BWMS achieve USCG type approval
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Korean BWMS achieve USCG type approval

Two Korean ballast water management system (BWMS) manufacturers, Samsung Heavy Industries and Techcross, have achieved type approval from the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The Korean Register (KR), alongside KOMERI (Korea Marine Equipment Research Institute), Dt&C SGS Giheung Lab., KTR (Korea Testing & Research Institute) and MEI (Marine Eco-Technology Institute) successfully completed all the necessary...

KR upgrades SeaTrust-HullScan software
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KR upgrades SeaTrust-HullScan software

The Korean Register (KR) has updated its SeaTrust-HullScan software that benefits from improved speed and quality analysis of the structural integrity of ships. SeaTrust-HullScan is a software package that analyses the structural strength of bulk carriers, double hull oil tankers, and containerships based on KR’s Rules and the Harmonized CSR. The updated version (V2) includes...

Korean Register releases 16th version of KR-CON software
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Korean Register releases 16th version of KR-CON software

The Korean Register (KR) has released its 16th KR-CON, a software program that helps shipowners, operators, builders, surveyors, and Port State Control officers to search for International Maritime Organization (IMO) instruments more accurately, quickly, and conveniently. The program, which was first launched in 1997 provides all IMO conventions, codes, resolutions and circulars in a CD-ROM...

KR upgrades e-fleet management program
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KR upgrades e-fleet management program

The Korean Register (KR) has launched the second edition of its fleet management program, KR e-fleet v2. KR first launched the fleet management program in 2011 to provide shipowners and operators with real-time information on vessel performance, enabling them to make the necessary preparations for a ship survey and international convention audits. KR, which is...