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.
The first ships to be classed with Lloyd’s Register’s cyber notations for onboard technology have been delivered to Global United in Korea. Built by Hanjin Heavy Industries, in collaboration with Alpha Ori Technology, the ships have been awarded the notation Cyber (AL-SAFE) certifying the autonomous systems on board as safe.
DNV GL has launched a new application on its My DNV GL portal, a Port State Control (PSC) Planner designed to provide an overview of a vessel’s or fleet’s PSC performance and to benchmark that performance against the IACS classed world fleet.
Lloyd’s Register (LR), in collaboration with RaonX Solutions (RaonX), has released new software to assist shipbuilders with the more stringent requirements demanded in Finite Element Analysis (FEA) under the latest IACS and Classification Rules.
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.
Lloyd’s Register has added a range of new services within its cyber security programme, in keeping with its ‘total-systems’ approach to digital asset protection.
ABS reports that it has issued its first notation under the ABS Guide for Cybersecurity Implementation for the Marine and Offshore Industries.
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.
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