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ClassNK approves NYK subsidiary’s cybersecurity management plan

 First row from left, Mr. Hidetoshi Maruyama, senior managing corporate officer and CIO, NYK Line; Mr. Atsuo Kuwabara, president, NYK LNG Shipmanagement; Mr. Koichi Fujiwara, president & CEO, ClassNK’ Capt. Tomoyuki Koyama, managing corporate officer, NYK Line First row from left, Mr. Hidetoshi Maruyama, senior managing corporate officer and CIO, NYK Line; Mr. Atsuo Kuwabara, president, NYK LNG Shipmanagement; Mr. Koichi Fujiwara, president & CEO, ClassNK’ Capt. Tomoyuki Koyama, managing corporate officer, NYK Line

NYK Group subsidiary NYK LNG Shipmanagement and its liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier Pacific Mimosa have received certification from ClassNK for its Cyber Security Management System (CSMS). This is the first CSMS certified by the Society.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"} ClassNK released its “Cyber Security Management System for Ships” in March 2019 which provides guidance on ensuring, implementing, maintaining, and continuously improving the cybersecurity management system of companies and ships with the goal of safe navigation. It includes management measures regarding protection against cyber risks in not only the navigation stage, but also in the construction/design stage of ships.

The CSMS certification inspection confirms information about the CSMS developed for both the company and the ship, and assesses cybersecurity policies, risk assessment, and more in line with the standards established by the Society. In this specific inspection, the CSMS of NYK LNG Shipmanagement and Pacific Mimosa were confirmed to be in line with ClassNK’s standards, allowing for the Society to issue certification.

ClassNK has confirmed it will continue to provide cybersecurity services that address the expanding needs of clients and promote safe ship navigation.  {/mprestriction}

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