On December 22, Korean Register (KR) selected Lee Jeong-Kie as the firm's twenty-third chairman and CEO. Lee has been with KR for 29 years, and was promoted from his position as executive vice president of the class society's survey division.
Aker BP, one of Europe’s largest independent oil companies, has awarded a new frame agreement to DNV GL, covering a wide range of safety, verification, inspection and classification services across its installations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Managing cyber security risks in maritime and offshore industries
The SEA/LNG coalition aimed at accelerating the widespread adoption of LNG as a marine fuel has gained two valuable new partners in ABS and Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) Gas Technology Development, each representing key aspects of the Liquefied Natural Gas maritime value chain.
The 97th session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 97) was held at IMO headquarters in London, November 21 to November 25. As ever it produced a host of regulatory tweaks on subjects as diverse as intact stability of anchor handling vessels, revised STCW requirements for polar operations ... and more
Classification society ClassNK and Hitachi Zosen Corporation have completed a joint study of the next generation condition-based monitoring and automatic diagnostic system ClassNK CMAXS LC-A for Hitachi MAN B&W engines.
Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy (CME) and Gas Natural Fenosa have joined Sea\LNG, the pro-LNG as marine fuel lobby formed last summer by a group of industry leaders, expanding the group’s presence across the supply chain.
ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, is providing resources that could dramatically improve safety on containerships with the enhanced ABS Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems (Lashing Guide) and new companion software, ABS C-LASH.
DNV GL presented its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of DP (dynamic positioning) vessels at the European Dynamic Positioning Conference in London yesterday.