ClassNK Amends Dangerous Chemicals GuidanceBy Eric Haun
Classification society ClassNK has announced the release of the latest versions of its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships. These versions include all amendments dated May 30, 2014.
The amendments made to the Rules and Guidance this time cover requirements related to “Dangerous Chemical Substances”, which were revised in order to reflect recent changes made to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code).
Both printed and CD-ROM versions of the 2014 edition of the Rules and Guidance are available for purchase online, and the PDF version of the 2014 edition of the Rules and Guidance is available free of charge on ClassNK’s website www.classnk.com for those who have registered for the ClassNK “My Page” service. To register for the “My Page” service free of charge, go to ClassNK’s website and click on the “My Page Login” button.