Free Demo Request

ClassNK amends Rules and Guidance for construction of Steel Ships

Date 05-Jul-2016
Subject ClassNK amends Rules and Guidance for construction of Steel Ships

TOKYO: Leading classification society ClassNK has amended its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships in response to the latest industry developments, including amendments made to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code).

IMO decided to carry out the first full review of the IGC Code to reflect the latest technological advancements and increasing ship size. Amendments to the Code were adopted as resolution MSC.370 (93) at the 93rd session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 93) held in May 2014.

ClassNK has amended its Rules and Guidance based on resolution MSC.370 (93) which will apply to ships carrying liquefied gases in bulk whose keels are laid, or which are at a similar stage of construction on or after 1 July 2016.

In addition to the aforementioned amendments related to the IGC Code, amendments have also been made to requirements related to the following:

•             Non-destructive Testing for Machinery Installations

•             Application Forms for the Approval and Type Approval of Materials and Equipment for Marine Use

•             Portable Atmosphere Testing Instruments for Enclosed Spaces, etc.

Source: - Dailyshippingtimes.com

High-volume of Loyal
and Trusted Customers!

We feel pride in offering our customers the wide range of products of the top leading brands of the world.

BCG Binani
Godrej
Induslnd Bank
Indian Oil
ITC Limited
Jindal Steel Power
Milton
Paharpur
Philips
Reliance
TATA Chemicals Limited
The Times of India
Wipro
Yamaha
Dalmia Bharat Cement
JCB
Pernod Ricard