IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO. IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the Seatrade Awards ceremony held in London last Friday.
Engagement, Innovation and Delivery to be core objectives of new IACS chairman's time in office. The IACS Council held its 77th session (C77) in Hamburg last week, where the wide range of discussions reflected the key role IACS plays in supporting the maritime sector. From recent developments around digitalisation, cyber safety and autonomy, to upcoming regulations, such as the 2020 Global Sulphur Cap and IMO greenhouse gas emission reduction strategy, the IACS Council has set down its position on these issues in a manner consistent with its five-year strategic plan and aligned with its core values of quality operations, transparency, technical knowledge and leadership.
Chairman of IACS satisfied with association’s achievements, emphasises the importance of being agile Speaking at the Posidonia trade fair in Athens, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, who will hand over the reins of IACS in July, examined how the association had evolved during his time as Chairman. Athens, 7 June 2018: In an industry undergoing rapid change, the IACS Chairman identified the need for classification societies and IACS itself to be adaptable and prepared for change, while staying true to the core purpose of classification.