ClassNK publishes changes to class rules


Posted on December 30, 2021 at 9:09 AM by

The maritime executive

[By: ClassNK]

The leading classification society ClassNK released changes to its rules and guidelines for the survey and construction of steel ships as of December 27, 2021.

ClassNK constantly revises its rules and guidelines to reflect the latest results of relevant research and development projects, comments from damage investigations, industry claims as well as changes to relevant international conventions, unified IACS requirements. (UR), to national regulations. , etc.

Specifically, some of the requirements changed this time are as follows:

In response to industry demands;
– Amendment relating to “Methods of marking materials”

In response to changes in international conventions;
– Amendment relating to “Ballast water sampling analysis during commissioning of the BWMS
Tests “,” bulkhead valves “,” fuel oil sampling points “and” energy efficiency of
Ships “

In response to changes in the unified IACS requirements;
– Amendment relating to “Qualification tests for welders and welders” and to “Anchoring,
Towing and mooring equipment “

PDF files of ClassNK Rules and Tips are available free of charge through the ClassNK website www.classnk.com for those who have signed up for the ClassNK “My Page” service. To sign up for the “My Page” service for free, go to the ClassNK website and click the “Connect to My Page” button.

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