International classification society RINA has now a stronger presence in
Busan, Korea. A new office, opened this month, has become necessary to
service RINA's rapid growth in Korean and Japanese shipyards, where it is
now looking after thirty-five newbuildings for international owners.
, Vice Director of RINA, Paolo Salza, Head of RINA
Newbuilding Dept. and Michele Francioni, Area Manager of Korea & Japan
welcomed representatives of all Korean shipyards, shipowners, local
authorities and the whole RINA staff. Mrs. Alberici and Mr. Sama of the
Italian Embassy in Seoul opened the office as guests of honor.
The office will be staffed with 28 people, including 8 Plan Approval
engineers and 15 surveyors.
The address is: 16 th Fl, Nat'l Pension Corp Bldg, 1422-8
Yeonsan 5-Dong Yeonje-Gu
Telephone +82 51 4655412
Fax +82 51 4655535
is a Genoa-based classification society formed in 1861. It is a
founding member of the International Association of Classification Societies
(IACS). As at December 31, 2004, the RINA-classed fleet totalled more than
18 million gt.