ClassNK receives authorisation from Canadian flag

Classification society ClassNK has received authorisation from Transport Canada to carry out statutory surveys on Canadian-flagged vessels on behalf of the Government of Canada. ClassNK has maintained a presence in Canada since the establishment of its Vancouver Office in 1995, now one of nine exclusive survey offices maintained by ClassNK across the North American region. […]

Stena Line and NAPA Group receive SHIPPINGInsight Award

Recognising achievement in advancing the state of the art in fleet optimisation, the SHIPPINGInsight Award was presented to Stena Line and NAPA Group during a gala awards luncheon Oct. 1st at the SHIPPINGInsight 2014 Fleet Optimization Conference & Exhibition in Stamford, Conn. Presented for the first time, the award honors a ship operating company and […]

Mercy Ships promotes World Sight Day

Mercy Ships is promoting World Sight Day to bring attention to the immense number of blind and visually impaired people worldwide. It is estimated that 285 million people suffer visual impairment — 39 million are blind and 246 million have low vision. With access to the type of eye care easily available in developed countries, […]