Norden to class entire fleet with LR

JUNE 17, 2015 — Copenhagen, Denmark, based Dampskibsselskabet Norden A/S, based in Copenhagen, has contracted classification society LR to class 57 ships, including the full Norden fleet and other externally managed Norden owned ships.

The agreement covers transfer of class (ToC) of 32 of the ships, including nine newbuilds that will transfer to LR on delivery. Four ships are currently classed by LR and 16 externally managed ships will also be transfered.

The ToC of Norden's fleet started with the entry of product tanker Nord Mermaid into LR class.

"Our good working relationship with the client and the in-house capabilities we have here in Copenhagen to consistently support them was essential in securing the contract," said LR's Copenhagen based Marine Client Manager, Flemming Kjeldsen. "Our good working relationship with the client and the in-house capabilities we have here in Copenhagen to consistently support them was essential in securing the contract. Classing ships like bulkers and tankers and providing day-in, day-out service delivery is our key activity. We are here to help make sure Norden ships can trade as safely and efficiently as possible, taking every care to support them in their business goals."

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