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ClassNK joins as signatory to Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization

Over 150 industry leaders and organizations call for decisive government action to enable full decarbonization of international shipping by 2050 - Signatories of the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization urge world leaders to align shipping with the Paris Agreement temperature goal. The private sector is already taking important steps to decarbonize global supply chains. It is indispensable that governments deliver the policies that will supercharge the transition and make zero emissi...

ClassNK releases 'Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels' to provide information on alternative fuel ships

ClassNK is committed to providing comprehensive services to support the industry’s efforts for the transition to zero-emission of shipping business. In support of measures for GHG emissions reduction, ClassNK has released 'Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels'. They are the updates with safety requirements for ships using ammonia as fuel on previously issued 'Guidelines for Ships Using Low-Flashpoint Fuels' covering LPG/Methanol/Ethanol, and provide comprehensive information o...

ClassNK conducts third-party verification of GHG emissions from entire value chain and issues a GHG verification statement

While efforts to build a decarbonised society are being accelerated such as through strengthened GHG reduction targets in various countries and with the progress of sustainable finance, a framework for assessing GHG emissions has also been introduced to IMO regulations. The shipping industry is now required to plan and manage GHG emissions in an organised manner. Enhancing service portfolio ClassNK supports clients engaging in the shipping business in planning and managing GHG emissions C...

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