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ClassNK: new record for register

ClassNK: new record for register

Tokyo: Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) announced its final register statistics for 2010, showing that nearly 20m gross tons were added to the class society's register, 664 vessels over 19.65m gross tons were added to in 2010. The number marks a new record for ClassNK.
In 2010, newbuildings are the majority of the additions to the ClassNK Register, account for 88.1% (585 vessels) of all new additions on a vessel basis and 90.6% (17,807,446 gross tons) of all tonnage added to the register in 2010.
"Since assuming the role of Chairman and President in 2008, I have made it my mission to improve every aspect of our operations as a classification society, and I believe our strong results in 2010 are a reflection of this renewed commitment. With this strong vote of confidence from the maritime industry, I intend to further expand our efforts to provide even better service to the global maritime community." Noboru Ueda, chariman and president of ClassNK said. [27/01/11]

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