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Introducing the latest trends in autonomous ships

Classification Society ClassNK has released its latest ClassNK Technical Journal. The purpose of this publication is contributing to the development of the maritime industry by publishing the outcome of R&D and technical activities. The latest […]

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ClassNK grants its first DSS (Hull Monitoring) notation

Classification Society ClassNK has granted its notation indicating that the vessel is provided with the cutting-edge hull monitoring system for Dream Clover, a 211,000 DWT bulk carrier which was built by Japan Marine United Corporation […]

From left, Hiroaki Sakashita, President & CEO, ClassNK, and Jun Kambara, President, TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD.

First ‘Provider Certification’ for organisations: ClassNK grants Innovation Endorsement certification to TFC

Classification Society ClassNK granted its first Innovation Endorsement “Provider Certification” for organisations to TSUNEISHI FACILITIES & CRAFT CO., LTD. (TFC). Upon examining TFC’s established organisational structure for innovation and its innovation activities, the Society granted […]

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‘Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group’ confirms that carbon recycled methane can be recognised as zero emission ship fuel

The “Ship Carbon Recycling Working Group” (WG) of Japan’s Carbon Capture & Reuse (CCR) Study Group has confirmed that carbon recycled methane produced by methanation technology [1] can be recognised as zero-emission ship fuel. A […]

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ClassNK and the Carbon Trust sign agreement

ClassNK, an internationally recognised classification society, and the Carbon Trust, a global climate change consultancy, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the progress of offshore wind power generation in Japan. As independent […]

Presentation of the verification statement to NSU by ClassNK; from left, Toru Fujita, Director/Executive Officer, NSU, and Hirofumi Takano, Executive Vice President, ClassNK

ClassNK conducts third-party verification of GHG emissions from entire value chain of NS United Kaiun Kaisha

While efforts to build a decarbonised society are being accelerated such as through strengthened greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets in various countries and with the progress of sustainable finance, a framework for assessing GHG emissions […]