AiP Handover Ceremony at ITOCHU – from left, Hiroyuki Tsubai, Senior Managing Executive Officer, ITOCHU Corporation; Ichiro Tanaka, President & CEO, Mitsui E&S Machinery Co., Ltd.; Hayato Suga, Executive Vice President, ClassNK; Kiyoshi Higaki, Vice President, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd.; Masatoshi Taguchi, Managing Executive Officer, Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.; and Toru Fujita, Director, Managing Executive Officer, NS United Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd
Maritime/Offshore

ClassNK issues AiP for ammonia fuelled BC jointly developed by ITOCHU, Nihon Shipyard, Mitsui E&S Machinery, ‘K’ LINE, and NS United Kaiun

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for an ammonia fuelled 200,000 DWT type bulk carrier jointly developed by ITOCHU Corporation, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd., Mitsui E&S Machinery Co., Ltd., Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. […]

Ammonia-fuelled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) and Ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB)
Maritime/Offshore

Joint R&D agreement signed for world’s first ammonia floating storage and regasification barge

NYK Line, Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. (NSY), ClassNK, and IHI Corporation (IHI) signed a joint research and development agreement for the commercialisation of an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). Specifically, the parties will […]

photo: ClassNK
Maritime/Offshore

Project start for developing a remote-engine-monitoring system that utilises simulators as the core technology

A technology development project on the highly automated operation of marine engines – R&D on Next-Generation Coastal Ships Utilising Remote-Engine-Monitoring Technology – in which the NYK Group’s MTI Co., Ltd., Nabtesco Corporation, ClassNK, Nihon Shipyard […]

Roles of nine member companies
Maritime/Offshore

‘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 […]