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  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK has established a new exclusive survey office in Casablanca, Morocco. The Casablanca Office began operating on 1 January 2014. Located on the Atlantic Ocean in northern Africa, Casablanca is Morocco’s largest city and one of North Africa’s largest ports. The new ClassNK Casablanca Office will strengthen ClassNK’s service network in the […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has announced its official registration figures for 2013, revealing that new registrations of existing and newly built vessels totaled more than 20 million gross tons. The announcement was made on 20 January 2014 following a meeting of the ClassNK Classification Committee, which reviews and certifies all changes made to the ClassNK register. Figures released […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The world’s first comprehensive electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates, which will first be available to Liberian-flagged vessels, will enter operation from June 15, classification society ClassNK said. The service, ClassNK e-Certificate, is the result of a project aimed at reducing the workload on board and at shore by minimizing potential clerical errors and […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Classification society ClassNK has established a new exclusive survey office in Belem, Brazil. Located on the northeast coast of Brazil adjacent to the Para River, Belem is the second largest city in the northern Brazil. The entrance gate to the Amazon River, Belem also has one of the largest ports in the region. The Belem […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK officially announced that its register had surged past the 200 million gross ton mark on 28 May 2012. ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda announced the historic achievement at a party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the London office, which was attended by many of the leaders of […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK was selected as the best classification society in the Middle East and Indian subcontinent by receiving the Classification Society Award at Lloyd’s List Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2012, which was held on 16 October 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai. The Lloyd’s List Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards, awards […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Leading classification society ClassNK has announced its official registration figures for 2013, revealing that new registrations of existing and newly built vessels totaled more than 20 million gross tons. The announcement was made on 20 January 2014 following a meeting of the ClassNK Classification Committee, which reviews and certifies all changes made to the ClassNK […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction has received Approval in Principle (AIP) for a 7,500 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel design from the classification society ClassNK. The design, which is the result of joint research carried out by the parties to improve the efficiency of LNG bunkering vessels, employs type-C bi-lobe tanks, improving on cargo capacity to […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has announced that its register surpassed the 8000 ship milestone, totaling 8036 ships of 206,927,557 gross tons as of the end of August 2012. The Society’s register topped 6000 ships in 1989 and reached 7000 in 2008. With the total number of registered ships topping 8000 vessels this August, more than 1000 ships have […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda was honored with the Global Lifetime Achievement Award at the Shipping Marine and Ports 2014 Leadership & Excellence Awards on 10 February 2014 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the development of the maritime industry. The awards ceremony is held every two years by Jasubhai Media in conjunction […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has announced that on 1 October 2012, 3 new overseas survey offices have opened, bringing the total number of ClassNK’s overseas survey offices over the milestone of a 100 locations. Newly established offices locations are the following: – Doha (Qatar) – Muscat (Oman) – Lianyungang (China) With the establishment of 3 new survey offices, […]

  • 1 October 2014

    The classification society ClassNK announced the establishment of a new Renewable Energy Department. This new department which began operations on 1 October 2014 will oversee a diverse range of activities related to renewable energy, including audits and certification of new technologies. While ClassNK has previously provided certification for wind turbines, vast technological advances have made […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that the ClassNK register topped 220 million gross tons for the first time at the end of November 2013. The announcement was made following the November meeting of the ClassNK Classification Committee, which certified the ClassNK register listed 8,511 vessels totalling 220,212,135 gross tons as of 30 November 2013. […]

  • 16 December 2019

    Classification society ClassNK certified the Cyber Security Management System (CSMS) of NYK Group unit’s NYK LNG Shipmanagement and its managed LNG carrier Pacific Mimosa.

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Classification society ClassNK has announced it has earned authorisation from Germany’s BG Verkehr to carry out surveys on behalf of the German Government, and will be further expanding its operations in the leading ship owning nation. The announcement was made during a reception to commemorate the authorisation at the prestigious Hafen-Klub. As the notified body […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The world’s largest classification society ClassNK announced that it was granted expanded authorization from the United States Coast Guard (USCG) on 25 December 2012, and will now be able to carry out a full range of surveys for the SOLAS, MARPOL and AFS conventions, as well as ISM Audits on behalf of the United States […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Kyushu University (President Setsuo Arikawa) has announced that it has established a new Department of Ocean Energy Resources with support from leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda). This new department will join the Graduate Faculty of Engineering at Kyushu University and will be supported by ClassNK for two years from 1 April […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that ClassNK Chairman and President Noboru Ueda assumed the role of Chairman of the Association of Asian Classification Societies (ACS) on 1 January 2014. ACS is an organization of six Asia-based classification societies established to share technical knowledge and insights in order to improve safety at sea and better […]

  • 28 January 2015

    Wind Energy Institute of Tokyo Inc. (WEIT) formed a capital alliance with a classification society, ClassNK, on 15 January. Under the agreement, ClassNK will acquire around 30% of WEIT’s shares enabling  both parties to leverage their wealth of experience and knowledge to develop solutions to issues currently faced by the renewable energy industry.  “Through this mutually […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the leadership of ClassNK Executive Vice President Toshitomo Matsui, the ClassNK Casualty Investigation Team established in response to the 17 June 2013 casualty involving “MOL Comfort” in the Indian Ocean continues to work in close contact with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), and government authorities to determine the cause of casualty. […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    833 new vessels with a combined total of 21,466,272 gt joined ClassNK’s register in 2014, marking the fourth straight year that the Japanese classification society registered over 20 million in new tonnage. ClassNK’s growth in 2014 comes in spite of a global downturn in the market which has seen newbuilding deliveries fall by an estimated 15% according […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    ClassNK has announced that it has registered its first German-flagged vessel, as well as earned expanded authorization from the German flag administration for the classification of German flagged vessels. The announcement was made at a ceremony to mark the successful transfer of the vessel M.V. BREMER FORTUNA to the ClassNK Register held at Hamburg’s Hafen-Klub […]