ClassNK Releases Amendments to Class Rules


On October 25, 2018, the Leading classification society ClassNK released amendments to their Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships  which includes plans for constructing diverse “wind turbine installation ships” used for installing wind turbines have been surfacing, relative provisions need to be clarified regarding their application to such ships, says media reports.

Why these amendments?

ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development projects, feedback from damage investigations, requests from industry as well as changes made to relevant international conventions, IACS unified requirements (UR), national regulations, etc.

Further information

The PDF files of ClassNK Rules and Guidance are available free of charge via ClassNK’s website for those who have registered for the ClassNK “My Page” service. To register for the “My Page” service free of charge, go to ClassNK’s website and click on the “My Page Login” button.

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