Classification societies trade body IACS has announced that the 2019 IACS Annual Review is now available to download from its website at https://www.iacs.org.uk/about/iacs-annual-review/
This year’s Annual Review contains a wide-range of articles of IACS work in 2019 including such diverse topics as wave-modelling, non-destructive weld testing and container ship fires as well as commentary on decarbonisation, ballast water compliance and cyber safety.
Quality matters feature prominently with articles on IACS’ trial of an Independent Quality Assessment Review Body (IQARB) and how IACS Members maintain quality through a continuous improvement of their experiences, knowledge and expertise.
There are also updates on IACS extensive contributions to IMO and its extensive engagement with industry partners, as well as summaries of all new, revised or deleted IACS Resolutions in 2019. The Annual Report also includes the ‘Class Report’ with data on the IACS fleet.