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Immersion suits should be of appropriate size for crew

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Recent reports by USCG officers have found immersion suits onboard ships to be of an inappropriate size for the crews wearing them. In cases where manufacturers have specified the size ranges for wearers of immersion suits, ClassNK urges operators to confirm once again whether the physical constitution of the crew meets the size ranges of the immersion suits.

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ClassNK unveils strength assessments software

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ClassNK released a new longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15”. The software has been released corresponding to the latest rule amendments. It enables designers to perform the hull girder bending, shearing, buckling strength assessments, as well as the hull girder buckling strength assessments.

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IMO completes GBS verification

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At the MSC98 it was confirmed that IACS’s corrective actions including the rule amendments were completed. The completion of the initial GBS verification process paves the way for the latest ship designs and structures based on Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers.

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ClassNK amends class rules on steel ships

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ClassNK announced that it has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 1 June 2017. 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 etc.

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Panama updates requirements for CSS code implementation

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ClassNK informs on the updated Merchant Marine Circular, issued by Panama Maritime Authority, concerning the application of the new Annex 14 of the CSS Code for new and existing ships designed and fitted for the carriage of containers on deck, relating to the “Guidance on Providing Safe Working Conditions for Securing of Containers on Deck”.

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