The Korean Register of Shipping (KR) has launched a mobile application called “SMART Fleet” that delivers information on vessels, fleets, surveys, audits and port state control.
An agreement has been signed to merge DNV and GL, creating a new entity called DNV GL Group.
Classification society ClassNK reports that it has certified the type specific ECDIS training course provided by Philippine Standard Shipmanagement Inc (PSSI).
ClassNK has certified the type specific ECDIS training courses provided by the newly established Philippines-Japan Maritime Training Management (PJMTM) ECDIS training centre.
ClassNK claims that it has released the world’s first software package for use with the new IACS Harmonized Common Structural Rules (CSR) for bulk carriers and oil tankers, which were released at the beginning of July 2012.
Lloyd’s Register’s Strategic Research Group has joined forces with Totempower Energy Systems and Zodiac Maritime Agencies to assess the potential of wind-generation devices onboard commercial ships.
ClassNK and software provider NAPA have announced a collaboration agreement to provide a package for companies looking to implement a Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP).
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