ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) report that they have collaborated in the development of a new set of cyber security requirements for the ABS Cyber Security-Ready (CS-Ready) Notation for marine assets, with ABS issuing the first CS-Ready Notation to a VLCC delivered by HHI from its Korean yard in November.
Classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland, a provider of testing, inspection and certification for a variety of industries, have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity services that will see the companies work together to create cyber certification for the shipping sector.
ClassNK reports that it has released an updated software system that calculates and analyses a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in line with the latest revised IMO guidelines.
Classification society ABS has released a new guidance document providing a goal-based framework to enable data-driven decision making based on smart technology in the marine and offshore industries.
Classification society Korean Register (KR) has released the latest version of SeaTrust-LS, its container securing strength assessment software, incorporating KR’s new 2018 guidance for container securing assessment and new insights and feedback from lashing makers like SEC Bremen and German Lashing Robert Böck GmbH.
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) has published the first nine in a planned list of twelve recommendations documents on cyber safety, the culmination of a long-term initiative built on cross industry input and support.
ClassNK has announced the release of its new PrimeShip-PSC Intelligence software, provided free of charge to assist shipping companies in improving their PSC performance.
LR has announced a new co-operation project with Korean shipbuilder HHI to explore the value of blockchain when applied to shipbuilding.
DNV GL reports that it has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely operated ships, aiming to cover new operational concepts that do not fit within existing regulations and technologies that control functions that would normally be performed by humans.
Class societies Lloyd’s Register and RINA have announced separate new initiatives to support the certification of technology-enabled vessels at sea, as we move to the era of what RINA describes as the ‘Digital Ship’.
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