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:
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.
Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (Netherlands) BV
Park Barendrecht, Villa 7
1e Barendrechtseweg 48
2992 XC Barendrecht
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
PS, our fax is discontinued.