Classification

  • Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) helps...

    International ship classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has played an integral role in the drafting of the Inland Vessels Bill which was recently passed by the Parliament. The Inland Vessels Act 2021 repeals the earlier Inland Vessels Act 1917 which needed major revisions to remove several archaic and redundant provisions and be in sync with the current times.

     

  • ClassNK publishes 3D printing guidelines

    Classification society ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing(3D Printing)” that summarize the approval requirements for metallic marine equipment by additive manufacturing technology.

     

  • DNV grants AiP for Samsung heavy's VLCC fuel...

    Classification society DNV has awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries for a "Fuel Ready" (ammonia, D, S, Ti) class notation for its 300,000 dwt LNG-fueled very large crude carrier (VLCC) design.

     

  • Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass)...

    International ship classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), has just completed the classification of a 9589GT, seven deck vehicle carrier to a livestock carrier named Freesia. This is the second conversion of its type following the successful conversion of its first Lebanese-flagged vessel, Jouri, in April 2020.

     

  • ClassNK grants its first DSS(Hull Monitoring)...

    ClassNK has granted its notation indicating that the vessel is provided with the cutting edge hull monitoring system, for “DREAM CLOVER”, 211,000 DWT bulk carrier which was built by Japan Marine United Corporation for Daiwa Kisen Co., Ltd., and to be chartered by NYK Line(delivery date: 28 July 2021). The vessel is marked with the first DSS(Hull Monitoring) on its notation in ClassNK’s registry.

     

  • Maritime Hydrogen fuel cells advance with ABS and...

    Progress is continuing to be made in the efforts to develop new technologies, including hydrogen fuel cells, as a viable carbon-reducing solution on the shipping industry’s path to decarbonization. In the latest developments, two of the leading classification societies, ABS and DNV, recently provided early approvals to hydrogen fuel cell concepts developed by Bloom Energy Services. This includes the first fuel-cell-powered, engineless liquified natural gas carrier and as an alternative power source for vessels.

     

  • Newly recognised class society expands Middle...

    The Panama and Florida-based International Register of Shipping (INTLREG) is expanding its regional coverage in the Middle East by providing services now in Kuwait after being officially recognised as a classification society by the oil producing GCC country.

     

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Concept for Hydrogen shipping begins AiP review with ABS

Global Energy Ventures, an Australian start-up that is promoting compression technology as a solution to the challenges of shipping hydrogen, announced that it has completed the development of the ship specifications and general arrangement for its pilot ship. GEV said it plans to submit the designs to the American Bureau of Shipping this fall for a review to achieve an Approval in Principle (AiP) from the classification society.

 
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DNV awards AiP to SHI for VLCC fuel ready design

DNV, the world's leading classification society, has awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for a "Fuel Ready" (ammonia, D, S, Ti) class notation for their 300,000 dwt LNG fueled very large crude carrier (VLCC) design.

 
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Offshore floating solar technology receives world’s first class AiP

For the first time, a floating offshore solar technology has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from one of the leading classification societies. According to Bureau Veritas which issued the approval to Dutch renewable energy company SolarDuck, this marks the beginning of a new era for this form of renewable energy.

 
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Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) helps strengthen Inland Vessel legislation

International ship classification society, Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has played an integral role in the drafting of the Inland Vessels Bill which was recently passed by the Parliament. The Inland Vessels Act 2021 repeals the earlier Inland Vessels Act 1917 which needed major revisions to remove several archaic and redundant provisions and be in sync with the current times.

 
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ClassNK publishes 3D printing guidelines

Classification society ClassNK released its “Guidelines for Additive Manufacturing(3D Printing)” that summarize the approval requirements for metallic marine equipment by additive manufacturing technology.

 
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