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ClassNK re-opens office in Iran

ClassNK re-opens office in Iran
ClassNK is returning to Iran re-opening its Tehran office this week.

The office first opened in December 2009 was closed in 2012 due to sanctions against Iran. The office was re-opened on 15 June as well as agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development of Iran.

In February this year it signed agreement with ICS which set out a framework for surveys and certifications for ClassNK/ICS dual-classed ships.

A another agreement is expected to be a signed with the PMO in the coming weeks that will enable ClassNK to perform statutory surveys and certifications on Iranian-flagged vessels in cooperation with Port and Flag State Control officers.