ClassNK – IWSA Associate Member
ClassNK is a ship classification society dedicated to safer, cleaner seas. With more than 250 million gross tons on register, ClassNK is one of the world’s largest classification societies. ClassNK also works in partnership with the industry to develop new cutting-edge solutions aimed at securing a safer, greener future for the maritime community.
Founded in 1899, ClassNK is a ship classification society dedicated to safer, cleaner seas. ClassNK offers diverse technical services including the survey and classification of ships and marine structures based on technical independently developed rules.
In 2019, ClassNK has compiled its “Guidelines for Wind-Assisted Propulsion Systems for Ships” to minimize potential risks of these installations on hull structure, crew, and surrounding environment. Further, ClassNK has developed class notations for ships whose equipment is designed and installed in line with the guidelines.
ClassNK will continue bringing new technology into widespread use for the brighter, more sustainable future.
IWSA Associate Member