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Korean Register (KR)

Korean Register KR Hamburg GmbH
Am Kaiserkai 13 (Baltic Carreé)
20457 Hamburg

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.

Main Objectives

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


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.

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