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Starting e-Certificate service for Japanese-flagged vessels

Japanese government has officially approved the issuance of electronic certificates (hereafter referred to as “e-Certificate”). Given the fact, e-Certificate can be issued to Japanese-flagged vessels and DOC can also be issued to company managing Japanese-flag vessels as e-Certificate. Therefore, we are pleased to announce that, in principle, certificates and DOC will be e-Certificates on/after 13 February 2023. Neither application nor registration is required to use our e-Certificate service.

For details, please refer to ClassNK technical Information TEC-1286 as below.

Contact Details:

(Class and Statutory certificates)
ClassNK Classification Department

(DOC, SMC, ISSC and MLC certificates)
ClassNK Ship Management Systems Department

ClassNK - CLD