Korean Register of Shipping

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Korean Register of Shipping (KRS)
Not for profit
Industry Marine Classification
Genre Classification Society
Founded 1960
Headquarters Busan, Korea
Number of locations
59 offices
Key people
B.S.Park, Chairman, Chairman & CEO of KR
Services Classification
Website www.krs.co.kr

The Korean Register of Shipping (KRS) is a not-for-profit classification society founded in South Korea offering verification and certification services for ships and marine structures in terms of design, construction and maintenance. Founded in 1960, the society employs 889 people.[1] Its headquarters in Busan and it has 59 offices worldwide.[2]


  1. "News — Korean Register and Russian Register to cooperate on shipbuilding". Navigatepr.com. 2013-11-19. Retrieved 2014-06-13. 
  2. "Shipping". Chemtech-online.com. Retrieved 2014-06-13. 

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