ClassNK reports that it will commence operation of its electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates from 15 June 2017, with the ClassNK e-Certificate service to initially be made available exclusively to Liberian-flagged vessels on the ClassNK register.
ClassNK has received authorisation from the Liberian Registry to provide Liberian flagged vessels with electronic certificates for statutory surveys, the first international classification society to be authorised by the Registry to issue certificates in electronic form.
ClassNK has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR), with version 4.0.0 having been developed in response to the latest rule amendments to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT).
ClassNK has released its new ‘Arrival Checklist for PSC’ application, a preparatory checklist mobile app for Port State Control (PSC) inspections.
ClassNK and Hitachi Zosen Corporation report that they have completed a joint study of the new CMAXS LC-A condition-based monitoring and automatic diagnostic system for Hitachi MAN B&W engines.
ClassNK has begun operational trials for a new ‘ClassNK e-Certificate’, a system to provide ships’ class certificates and statutory certificates issued on behalf of flag states in electronic format.
JX Ocean Co. is to implement ClassNK’s CMAXS LC- A machinery condition monitoring and automatic diagnostic system aboard the Eneos Spirit, a 310,000 dwt tanker.
ClassNK reports that it has released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR), developed in response to the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT).
ClassNK has launched its NK-SHIPS app, a mobile version of the classification society’s free, web-based information service for owners, operators, and managers of NK-classed vessels or vessels whose ISM/ISPS/MLC are registered with the Japanese organisation.
ClassNK has established a new digital archive centre for the maritime industry called ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC), to house Ship Construction Files in accordance with IMO’s Goal-based ship construction standards (GBS) and the Industry Standard, which apply from 1 July 2016.
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