ClassNK gets authorisation from German flag

The Japan-based classification society ClassNK has announced that it has obtained authorisation from Germany’s BG Verkehr to carry out surveys on behalf of the German Government.

As the notified body for German-flagged vessels under the EU Maritime Equipment Directive (MED 96/98/EC), BG Verkehr oversees all aspects of the German flag, including determining which classification societies can act on its behalf.
The authorisation allows ClassNK to carry out a full range of surveys for the international conventions for all German flagged vessels.

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