China Classification Society's (CCS) new monitoring rules favour seawater lubricated propellers over oil-based systems, according to the Canada-based Thordon Bearings.
Emirates Classifications Society “Tasneef” just ticked off another item on its list of achievements by launching the Tasneef Academy website (www.tasneefacademy.com) for maritime training as part of its efforts to supply the local and Arab maritime community with specialized talent in the maritime sector.
DNV GL’s latest Bulk Carrier Forum looked at future trends and some of the classification society’s most recent projects in the segment. About 50 representatives from the bulk industry met with DNV GL experts in Hamburg last week to hear presentations and participate in informal discussions.
The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), at its 96th session held in London on 11 to 20 May 2016 confirmed that the rules of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping are in conformity to the IMO goal-based standards (GBS).
Singapore’s offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH) has been awarded a contract to support Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility using its semi-submersible accommodation vessel the “POSH Arcadia”.
A Service Contract agreement has been signed between Friendship and Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Germanischer Lloyd (GL) at Hotel Swiss Garden in Banani, Dhaka. The agreement is aimed to provide all necessary survey services for classification and statutory requirements for Rongdhonu Friendship Hospital as part of DNV-GL’s corporate social responsibility.
Global certification body and classification society DNV GL has issued a report on fire incidents occurring in roll-on / roll-off (Ro-Ro) spaces in a bid to address increasing safety concerns in the sector, and provide guidance to ship owners.
Leading classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran Office and agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development of Iran.
Oman signed three agreements with ship classification societies for small ships that do not abide by international treaties.