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  • 6 January 2020

    The Korean Register (KR) has appointed Hyung-chul Lee as its 24th Chairman & CEO.

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register to provide IHM services across the NSC Group’s fleet.

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has been accepted by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) as an Independent Laboratory (IL) to undertake tests, inspections, and evaluations for Ballast Water Management Systems.  KR is the first in Asia and the second in the world (outside US) to gain this authorization.  To prevent the […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Register, an IACS member classification society, has obtained a patent on its “Smart Fleet” app which was launched earlier this year. This unique and world leading app delivers up-to-the-minute information on vessels, fleets, surveys, audits, port state control and more direct to a smart phone or tablet. Surveyors and others working in the […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Due to continuing international growth, the Korean Register of Shipping – an IACS member classification society – has opened a new global headquarters building in Busan, South Korea. The new headquarters building was officially opened today 13 September by Dr Oh, Kong- gyun, Chairman & CEO of KR, and witnessed by over 400 senior representatives […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Safety and Security Division of Transport Canada has fully authorized the South Korean classification society Korean Register (KR) to perform statutory services on behalf of the government of Canada. KR is now able to conduct relevant surveys, audits and issue certificates to Canadian flagged ships for SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ILL, and ISM Code. […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Register (KR) has completed a feasibility study for the conversion of an 8,600 TEU container ship into a 10,000 TEU vessel which showed that the method could potentially save time and money to ship owners and operators when compared to ordering a new boxship.  This new capacity specification was developed in response to a shipping company’s […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    KR certified Songa Hawk to be fully cybersecurity compliant.

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with the Government of Bangladesh to deliver services on behalf of the Bangladeshi flag administration. Under the agreement, KR will conduct vessel surveys and audits and issue certificates to Bangladeshi-flagged ships for compliance with SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ICLL, and MLC. KR said it has been working to […]

  • 25 January 2019

    A Korean court rejected the request for an arrest warrant for a surveyor of the Korean Register.

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register launches a new remote survey service for vessels engaged in ocean-going voyages.

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register (KR), an IACS member classification society, has inked an agreement with the Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) to deliver services on behalf of the Indian flag administration.  Under the deal, Korean Register is to carry out relevant vessel surveys and audits and issue certificates to Indian-flagged ships for SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ICLL, and MLC. […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed an MoU with the Panama Maritime Authority (PMA) to allow cooperation on technical research and to work together on a range of international activities. The MoU is specifically aimed at owners with Panamanian flagged vessels and will bring them a range of […]

  • 12 September 2016

    Parker Bestobell, part of Parker Hannifin said it has secured full type approval from the Korean Register of Shipping (KR) for its range of cryogenic globe and check valves for use on ships.

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has been authorized as a “recognized organization” of the Latvian government to deliver statutory services. KR is now able to conduct relevant surveys, audits and issue certificates to Latvian flagged ships for SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ICLL, ISM Code, and MLC. ISPS Code related certification will […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The tool supports data collection plan development, data transmission and data report creation.

  • 3 December 2019

    The Korean Register and Hyundai LNG Shipping signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), to conduct joint research on the application, verification and development of Guidance for maritime cybersecurity systems. 

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Korean Register (KR) is to deliver statutory services on behalf of the Portugal flag state.

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue to provide classification services to this Germany-based platform of ship management companies.  As explained, the KR will provide services including the ISM code, the ISPS code, the MLC Convention, EU-MRV and KR-CON. “We believe that KR can become our eyes and ears for the […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ship classification society Korean Register (KR) is now conducting inspection services using drones, responding to the industry-wide trend to use more unmanned technology. Inspections are conducted onboard, in and around ships, and many of the inspected areas are high risk and difficult to access safely. As explained, the inspections will be carried out using drones […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Songa Shipmanagement became the first company to achieve cyber security certification by Korean Register.

  • 10 March 2020

    Classification society Korean Register has granted approval in principle (AiP) to verify the suitability of an LNG dual-fuel propulsion car carrier developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI).