KR launches remote survey service for ocean going vessels​

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The Korean Register (KR) has launched a new remote survey service for any of the classification society’s vessels engaged in international – ocean going – voyages.  The scope of KR’s remote survey service is limited to classification surveys. A remote survey is a method to conduct a survey through bi-directional communication with a vessel, by…

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Lloyd’s Register – It all started with a cup of coffee

(www.MaritimeCyprus.com) A brief history of Lloyd’s Register: To turn back to 1760 is to realise just how much the world has changed since Lloyd’s Register was founded. At that time the sailing ship was the only reliable and speedy form of transport and the steam engine’s full potential was only just being developed. Industrialisation of the…

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DromonClass celebrates 15 Years

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) This year, Dromon Bureau of Shipping (DromonClass) celebrates its 15th anniversary.  Since its establishment in 2003, the Society has become one of the leading Classification Societies and Verification Bodies.  For the past 15 years DromonClass serves its clients, no matter the size, to ensure safety, continues compliance and performance in a demanding and complex regulatory…

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Bureau Veritas classed fleet passes 100 million gross tons.

Strong growth in the numbers of ships being transferred into BV class has pushed the Bureau Veritas classed fleet past the 100 million gross tonnes milestone. At the end of the first half of 2014 BV classed 10,700 ships totalling over 100 m gt. Philippe Donche-Gay, Executive Vice President and Head of BV’s Marine &…

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