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.
DNV GL reports that it has recently completed its first production surveys using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or drone, with 14 tanks on the MV Apollo, a chemical tanker owned by Carl Büttner Shipmanagement in Bremerhaven, Germany, inspected over a period of two and a half days by two DNV GL surveyors.
IRClass, the Indian classification society, has announced the release of its new technical software IR-HULL, developed to verify ship design compliance to its Rules and Regulations for the Construction and Classification of Steel Ships.
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