New Ship Building Standards Introduced By IRS

New Ship Building Standards Introduced By IRS

The International Maritime Organization is to conduct a verification audit of the goal-based new vessel construction standards that have been submitted by the International Register of Shipping. IRS happens to …
May 29, 2015 /  Curious
ClassNK Announces Release Of Amendments Regarding Class Rules

ClassNK Announces Release Of Amendments Regarding Class Rules

On May 8th, the leading classification society that is ClassNK, with Noboru Ueda as active Chairman and President, made an announcement regarding the release of several amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey …
May 11, 2015 /  Curious
IACS releases comment regarding MOL Comfort report

IACS releases comment regarding MOL Comfort report

The final report that was issued in Japan by the Committee on Large Container Ship Safety (CLCSS) has concluded that the break up of the containership MOL Comfort that occurred back in June of 2013 was a result of …
Mar 9, 2015 /  Accidents
ClassNK initiates joint research project regarding brittle crack arrest design

ClassNK initiates joint research project regarding brittle crack arrest design

The Leading classification society ClassNK (with Noboru Ueda, Chairman and President) has issued an announcement regarding its plans to carry out a joint research project which will aim to improve safety standards …
Feb 23, 2015 /  Curious