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First LNG Dual-Fuel VLCC Starts Sea Trials in China

The first LNG dual-fuel VLCC completed construction and has begun sea trials before its entry into service. Built in China at the China State Shipbuilding Company’s Dalian…


EMSA has awarded a framework contract to RINA designed to expand LNG bunkering and storage

In an effort to expand the supply of LNG at regional ports in the Mediterranean, Black, and Caspian seas, the European Maritime Safety Agency has awarded a framework contract to…


Northern European Ports Target Shore Power for Large Containerships

Faced with growing calls to improve the environment around major ports and with pending EU regulatory actions requiring ships to reduce emissions while in port, five of Northern…


MARONTEC has been found to conform to the Quality Management System standard: ISO 9001:2015

MARONTEC SERVICIOS TÉCNICOS, S.L. has been found to conform to the Quality Management System standard: ISO 9001:2015 This certificate is valid for the following scope: Sales…


Autonomous drone inspections move step closer after successful test

A drone has successfully inspected a 19.4 meter high oil tank on board a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel. The video shot by the drone was interpreted in…


HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest containership

The 24,000 TEU HMM Algeciras, the world’s largest containership, has headed out to sea on its maiden voyage. The ship left Geoje, Korea following its naming ceremony on April 23…


DromonClass has been recognized by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) according to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 46 – 2.45 to act as a Classification Society in the United States of America.

We are proud to announce that DromonClass has been recognized by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) according to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 46 – 2.45 to act as…


Changes to SOLAS and MARPOL shipping and maritime regulations from January 2020

The new and far reaching IMO Sulphur Cap regulations have captured media attention in recent months for obvious reasons, but as well as this significant change, January 2020…


India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force

India, one of the world's five major ship recycling countries, has acceded to the IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty that will set global standards for safe and…


Panama Canal Authority announced ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in Panama Canal waters

The following ClassNK Technical Information Notice was newly issued. To whom it may concern Please be informed that Panama Canal Authority announced ban the use of open-loop…