ClassNK Technical Journal

ClassNK Technical Journal introduces articles written by person in charge of research and development in this organization and joint research project with the shipbuilding and marine industries. Not only maritime related themes, but also a wide range of advanced technologies related to the environment and safety are posted. The purpose of this magazine is to contribute to technological progress and social development by widely disclosure of these activities. If you have any opinions or requests, please contact Research Institute as below.

2022

ClassNK Technical Journal No.5 2022 (I)

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Special Feature Articles on Zero-Emission Ships

  • Introduction to the Special Feature on "Zero-Emissions Ships" PDF 0.1MB
  • Efforts of the Planning and Design Center for Greener Ships (GSC) PDF 2.4MB
  • Development of onboard CO2 Capture System PDF 2.7MB
  • Prospects for Widespread Adoption of Next-Generation Standard EV Vessel ROBOSHIP PDF 0.7MB
  • ClassNK’s Efforts to Reduce GHG Emissions from Ships PDF 1.5MB

Technical Topics

  • Future Fluidics Analysis and an AI Surrogate Model for Manufacturing PDF 7.6MB
  • Part C "Guidelines for the Safety of Ships Using Ammonia as Fuel" of Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels PDF 0.9MB
  • Overview of Changes and Comprehensive Revision of Part C of the Rules for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships PDF 1.5MB
  • Setting Corrosion Additions Based on Latest Thickness Measurement Data PDF 1.2MB
  • Evaluation of the Ship Operational Effect Based on Actually Encountered Sea States by Ships PDF 0.8MB
  • CBM Life Cycle Maintenance PDF 1.3MB
  • Recent Topics at IMO PDF 0.3MB

2021

ClassNK Technical Journal No.4 2021 (Ⅱ)

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Special Feature Articles on Autonomous Operation

  • Current Status and Future Outlook of Automated Driving PDF 7.4MB
  • Risk Assessment of Autonomous Ship Systems PDF 5.5MB
  • Development of Comprehensive Simulation System
    for Autonomous Ships PDF 5.7MB
  • Automation Levels of Automated/Autonomous Ships PDF 6.4MB

Technical Topics

  • Initiatives for Ship Fire Safety Measures PDF 8.6MB
  • Estimation of Stress on Ship Structures Using Full-Scale
    Measurement Data and Machine Learning PDF 5.0MB
  • Consideration of Utilization of Autonomous Drone for
    Ship Surveys/Inspections PDF 1.1MB
  • Recent Topics at IMO PDF 3.3MB

ClassNK Technical Journal No.3 2021 (I)

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Special Feature Articles on Autonomous Ships

  • Recent Trends and Issues for Practical Application of MASS PDF 0.6MB
  • Research and Development of Collision Risk Decision Method
    for Safe Navigation and Its Verification PDF 1.7MB
  • Development of AI-based Automatic Collision Avoidance System
    and Evaluation by Actual Ship Experiment PDF 1.8MB
  • Challenge of Technology Development through MEGURI 2040 PDF 1.1MB
  • Development of Automated Ship Operation Technologies PDF 0.9MB
  • Development of Maneuvering System
    for Realizing Autonomous Ships PDF 2.1MB
  • Safety Evaluation for Technologies
    Related to Autonomous Ships PDF 1.5MB

Technical Topics

  • Development of Simplified Formula of Froude-Krylov Force of 6-DOFs
    Acting on Monohull Ship PDF 2.6MB
  • Development of Closed Formula of Wave Load Based Upon
    Long-Term Prediction PDF 1.1MB
  • Climate Change Initiatives for Reduction of Greenhouse Gases PDF 0.9MB
  • Efforts Related to “Innovation Endorsement” PDF 5.4MB
  • Recent topics at IMO PDF 0.2MB

2020

NK Technical Journal2020

ClassNK Technical Journal No.2 2020 (I)

PDF 8.5MB

2019

NK Technical Journal2019

ClassNK Technical Journal No.1 2019 (I)

PDF 7.6MB

 
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