A stable foundation: CCS classes world's first SGISc-compliant vessel

The APL China experienced parametric rolling in Beaufort 12 conditions in late 1998.

China Classification Society has awarded its first second-generation intact stability criteria (SGISc) notation to an 85,000dwt Kamsarmax newbuild, certifying that the newbuild is the first to comply with the IMO’s new intact stability guidelines. The newbuild was ordered by AVIC International Holdings Limited.

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