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Korean Register CEO takes over as IACS Chairman

JUNE 29, 2018 — Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, will succeed DNV GL-Maritime CEO Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen as Chairman of IACS (the International Association of Classification Societies) on July

LR and MarineCFO team on Subchapter M compliance

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016 — Lloyd’s Register (LR) has signed an agreement to work with Houma, LA, based software specialist MarineCFO to provide comprehensive solutions for compliance with Subchapter M. This follows LR’s

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DNV GL updates Nauticus Hull and Sesam GeniE

APRIL 8, 2016 — Classification society DNV GL says that the introduction of the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT) makes support from advanced

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RINA and Iranian partner dual class two IRISL ships

MARCH 24, 2016 —Genoa, Italy, headquartered RINA Services and the Tehran, Iran, headquartered Asian Classification Society (ACS) recently classified two 15,000 gt general cargo owned by IRISL, Iran’s largest shipping company. RINA

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ClassNK releases new version of ship design software

FEBRUARY 10, 2015  — Classification society ClassNK has released Version 2.0.0 of its PrimeShip-HULL(HCSR) ship design support software. The new version is the world’s first software system to fully reflect all rule

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Philippe Donche-Gay is new IACS Chairman

JUNE 30, 2014 — Philippe Donche-Gay, Executive Vice-President and Head of the Marine & Offshore Division, Bureau Veritas, has been elected as Chairman of IACS, the International Association of Classification Society with

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IACS releases new “Blue Book”

FEBRUARY 4, 2014 — The International Association of Classification Societies has released the latest version of what it still calls the IACS “Blue Book,” though it’s actually a zip file. The “IACS

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ClassNK amends rules

DECEMBER 27, 2013 — Classification society Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) has released an updated edition of the Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships. ClassNK continuously reviews, updates,