Korean Register

Korean Register


Founded in 1960, the Korean Register (KR) is one of the leading classification societies in theworld renowned for its technical service excellence. KR offers cradle-to-grave services for ships and marine structures in terms of technical support, compliance verification and R&D services. Backed by highly competent technical professionals with a wide range of experience and expertise in shipbuilding, shipping and engineering sectors, and bymaintaining a close watch on the technical development.

  •   Classification
  •   Certification
  •   Advisory services
  •   Training
  •   Non Profit Organisation

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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.



We deliver a tailored service that is both timely and cost effective for a range of certification services from our offices around the world.


Energy & Environmental Services

KR is continuously working on new and innovative green ship technologies.


Research & Development / Academy

Dedicated KR professionals deliver a range of high quality technical services throughout the entire life-cycle of your vessel.