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This area contains news relating to the last 3 months of Press Releases, Common Structural Rules Alerts and IMO Submissions made. More can be found in the archived year categories on the left.

IACS PRESS RELEASE JUNE 7, 2018

Chairman of IACS satisfied with association’s achievements, emphasises the importance of being agile Speaking at the Posidonia trade fair in Athens, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, who will hand over the reins of IACS in July, examined how the association had evolved during his time as Chairman. Athens, 7 June 2018: In an industry undergoing rapid change, the IACS Chairman identified the need for classification societies and IACS itself to be adaptable and prepared for change, while staying true to the core purpose of classification.
June 7 2018 Press Releases

IACS PRESS RELEASE MAY 16, 2018

IMO High-Level Forum "IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS' ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO In support of the IMO’s programme of events to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the IMO Convention, IACS Council Chair, Mr Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, was delighted to speak at the IMO’s High-Level Forum held in London yesterday.
May 16 2018 Press Releases

15-22 MAY - IACS SUBMISSIONS TO MSC 99

In demonstrating its ongoing commitment to support the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), IACS has submitted five papers (identified below by underlining) to the next meeting of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 99) that will meet from 15 to 25 May 2018.
May 15 2018 IACS @ IMO

IACS PRESS RELEASE APRIL 19, 2018

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen’s commitment to quality, modernisation and transparency widely reflected in IACS work and future vision London, 19 April 2018: Quality, modernisation and transparency have been the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) during DNV GL’s Chairmanship, and this approach is widely reflected in IACS’ 2017 Annual Review which was presented in London today by IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen.
April 19 2018 Press Releases

9-13 APRIL - IACS PARTICIPATION AT MEPC 72

In demonstrating its ongoing commitment to support the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and within its remit as the Organization’s apolitical principal technical advisor; IACS will actively participate in the forthcoming meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72), which will meet from 9 to 13 April 2018.
March 29 2018 IACS @ IMO

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