Tokyo- ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. (CEO and President: Noboru Ueda)(hereinafter, “NKCS”) (*1) has announced the agreement concerning the Certifying Body of FROSIO, as an internationally recognized coating inspector’s qualification.
FROSIO is a leading certifying body qualified to grant inspector qualifications to inspect surface treatments and the coating condition of ships, offshore and onshore steel structures.
The Coating Inspector’s qualification of FROSIO is internationally acclaimed and recognized by the IMO.
NKCS and FROSIO have agreed on a Letter of Intent for the recognition of the FROSIO qualification so that NKCS can expand its business throughout Japan and the greater Asian region in the future. The announcement was made at a signing ceremony held in Tokyo on
15 December 2014. During the ceremony, Mr. A. Michelsen, Secretariat Manager of FROSIO was joined by NKCS Operating Officer Yasushi Nakamura in celebrating the new partnership.
Through the recognition of this qualification, NKCS aims to improve the quality of coatings
of ships, offshore and onshore steel structures and continue working hard to ensure safety
and protection of the environment throughout the world.
(*1): ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. is a subsidiary company of ClassNK.