KR is a world-leading, technical advisor to the maritime industry, safeguarding life, property and the environment through the pursuit of excellence in its rules and standards. Founded in 1960 and becoming a member of International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) in 1988, KR ensures its customers receive immediate and high quality service through a comprehensive network of more than 60 offices with its headquarters in Busan.
KR’s class survey regime aims to help customers register their vessels and operate them in a safe and responsible way throughout their service life.
Vessels under our service program benefit from all classsurveys being undertaken by experienced KR surveyors stationed around the world. KR has also been awarded recognized organization status by a large number of major shipping nation governments. this allows us to conduct statutory surveys on their behalf and to certify compliance with international maritime codes and conventions.
ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
In keeping with our passion for the protection of the natural environment, we offer survey and certification services for renewable energies, including for wind and ocean power. KR is continuously working on new and innovative green ship technologies to reduce emissions and fuel usage. These advances allow our customers to meet their environmental goals.
We offer a range of certification services from our offices around the world. Our membership of IACS coupled with more than 50 years’ industry experience allows our highly qualified and motivated teams of experts to deliver a tailored service that is both timely and cost effective.
We continue to provide verification of technical documentation for naval vessel design and contribute to the stability and combat performance of
all types of warships and submarines.
Information & Technology / Research & Development / Academy
Dedicated KR professionals deliver a range of high quality technical services throughout the entire life-cycle of your vessel. Our experts are all highly qualified and experienced in working with world-class shipbuilders and shipping companies, putting us in a prime position to deliver expert practical advice to our customers.