Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018 Stamford, 13 March 2018: Speaking at Shipping 2018, the Connecticut Maritime Association’s (CMA) annual conference, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, IACS Chairman and CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, looked at some of the initiatives taken at the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) that were changing the organisation.
In demonstrating its ongoing commitment to support the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), IACS will attend the next meeting of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 5) that will meet from 12 to 16 March 2018. As usual, it is expected that, in its role as the IMO’s principal technical advisor, IACS will significantly contribute to the discussions at SSE 5; with a view to informing and facilitating the decisions that will be taken by the Member States.
IACS HAS TODAY LAUNCHED ITS ANNUAL BLUE BOOK CONTAINING ALL IACS RESOLUTIONS UP TO END 2017 AND WHICH IS NOW COMPLEMENTED BY THE CONSTANTLY UPDATED IACS GREEN BOOK
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 edition of the IACS Blue Book which is now complemented by the accompanying IACS Green Book. Together these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such, continue to demonstrate IACS’ technical support to the shipping industry through our work and investment in technology, innovation, research and development both at the classification and statutory levels.
RCN 1 to CSR 01 January 2017 has been released by IACS.
In demonstrating its ongoing commitment to support the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), IACS will attend the next meeting of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) that will meet from 5 to 9 February.