NKK(Netherlands)BV - Connection with ClassNK

ClassNK - Nippon Kaiji Kyokai


Nippon Kaiji Kyokai, also known as ClassNK, with it's Head Office located in the City of Tokyo, Japan, established on November 15, 1899. Although, compared with other Societies a relative young Society, ClassNK managed to become one of the major classification societies and a key player in the Maritime world, with an outstanding reputation with all stake holders. ClassNK offers a wide range of services to improve Safety at Sea and to prevent Pollution to the Marine Environment. These services include among others:

  • Classification Surveys
  • Statutory Surveys on behalf of Governments
  • ISM Audits
  • ISPS Audits
  • MLC Inspections
  • Approval of Marine Equipment
  • Appraisal Services, etc.

ClassNK is directly linked to NKK(Netherlands)B.V. as they are our sole shareholder.

NKK(Netherlands)B.V., previously known as "NKK Rotterdam Office", changed its legal status from a "branch office" to a local legal entity (ltd.) in 2007. Establishing of a Limited Company (BV) was one of the pre-requisites to obtain a notification from the Government of The Netherlands to act as a Notified Body related to the Marine Equipment Directive.

Contact NKK Head Office

Head Office
4-7 Kioi-Cho, Chiyoda-Ku, Tokyo, 102-8567, Japan


Contact NKK (Netherlands) BV

Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (Netherlands) BV
Park Barendrecht, Villa 7
1e Barendrechtseweg 48
2992 XC Barendrecht
The Netherlands

By phone: + 31 180 643580 gives AOH direct access to the surveyor on duty
By phone: + 31 6 25093515 (AOH) gives direct access to the surveyor on duty

And by e-mail at: rt@classnk.or.jp

PS, our fax is discontinued.