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Joint R&D for Ammonia-Fueled Vessels to Reduce GHG Emissions

NYK Line, Japan Marine United Corp. and Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) signed a joint R&D agreement for the commercialization of an ammonia-fueled ammonia gas carrier (AFAGC) that would use ammonia as the main fuel, in addition to an ammonia floating storage and regasification barge (A-FSRB). The joint R&D aims not only to utilize ammonia as a marine fuel but also to

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New ClassNK President, CEO

Hiroaki Sakashita ClassNK president CEO 2020

Current Senior Executive Vice President Hiroaki Sakashita has been appointed as president and CEO as well as a representative director of the classification society ClassNK, effective as of March.   Speaking on the occasion, Sakashita said: “The maritime industry is changing its shape to adapt to environmental responsibilities and the digital era. For the swift mitigation of the industry to

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NAPA Contributes to Ship Data Center’s IoS Open Platform

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NAPA has become the first service provider for ClassNK-owned Ship Data Center’s Internet of Ships Open Platform (ShipDC IoS-OP). NAPA will provide ship performance analytics and voyage optimization capabilities for this universal platform developed to share vessel operational data between stakeholders. The aim of the ShipDC IoS-OP is to create a new, digital maritime cluster by securely minimizing the costs

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