ClassNK ZETA is a new tool for visualizing CO2 emissions from ships.

ClassNK unveils new GHG emissions monitoring tool

ClassNK has released ClassNK ZETA (Zero Emission Transition Accelerator), a GHG emissions management tool for accurately tracking CO2 emissions and confirming and simulating CII ratings ClassNK’s Zero Emission Transition Support Services provide

Voyage optimization with NAPA Fleet Intelligence

How much fuel and carbon can voyage optimization save?

With IMO’s EEXI and CII requirements putting the pressure on shipowners to reduce carbon emissions, Finnish-based software specialist NAPA and ClassNK are working with Japanese trading house Marubeni on a major fleet-wide

Shimpei Watanabe

Podcast: ClassNK talks Carbon Intensity Index compliance

In this edition of Marine Log’s Listen Up! podcast, we talk to ClassNK senior specialist Shimpei Watanabe on what shipowners need to do to meet IMO’s Carbon Intensity Index (CII) requirements and

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VIDEO: ClassNK releases new mobile app

ClassNK has released a mobile version of its PSC Intelligence PC software for ship management companies. The mobile application enables seafarers not only to manually input the reports from PSC Intelligence into

Ammonia fueled car carrier

Ammonia-fueled car carrier design wins ClassNK AiP

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. (K-Line) and shipbuilder Shin Kurushima Dockyard Co. Ltd. for their jointly-developed design for an ammonia-fueled car carrier. Since it

Ammonia-fueled ammoniacarrier

Japan moves ahead on 2 ammonia-fueled vessels

Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has approved a project that will see major domestic players move ahead on the commercialization of ammonia-fueled vessels with Japanese-produced ammonia-burning engines. The

ClassNK archive service

ClassNK makes IMO GBS archiving more convenient

In response to user feedback, ClassNK has significantly simplified the procedures for uploading data such as ship plans to the ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC). The NKAC service was launched in 2016 to

CO2 capture unit hoisted aboard ship

K Line ship is first to be fitted with CO2 capture plant

The first vessel to be installed with a CO2 capture plant to lower GHG emissions from its propulsion plant is a Japanese coal carrier, the Corona Utility, operated by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha

Sumitomo Heavy wins AiP for methanol dual-fueled tanker

In another indication of growing interest in the use of methanol as a marine fuel, ClassNK has granted Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering Co., Ltd. an Approval in Principle (AiP) for

VIDEO: LNG-fueled car carrier first newbuild with ClassNK remote survey notation

K-Line’s LNG-fueled car carrier Century Highway Green, recently completed by Imabari Shipbuilding’s Tadotsu Shipyard, has become the world’s first vessel to receive ClassNK’s Remote Survey (RMSV) notation on delivery. Version 2 of