Archive for the ‘Classification Societies’ Category

Innovation comes from diversity

Innovation comes from diversity
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Search for interested parties working in innovative digital technology that could be applied within the maritime sector 15 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has today issued a global call for partners active in the area of innovative digital technologies...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office
Mitsuhiko Kidogawa Among other things our viewers have already read and seen  during the LISW 2017 we bring you this very down to earth business news, the Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa,  who has been recently appointed Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, in ClassNK’s London Office: Could...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Korean Register joins Green Award

Korean Register joins Green Award
(from left) Mr. H. C. Lee (Excutive Vice President, KR), Mr. Lee Jeong-kie (Chairman & CEO, KR), Dr. Peter M. Swift (Member of the Advisory Board of the Green Award Foundation), Mr. Jan Fransen (Managing Director, Green Award Foundation) Korean Register has joined Green Award as a part of its incentives...
September 15th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, News | Read More

Small boats in military service can now be certified under a single code, reducing complexity and confusion

Small boats in military service can now be certified under a single code, reducing complexity and confusion
British and French amphibious assault craft take part in Exercise Corsican Lion. LR Grey Code to certify small boats in military service launched at DSEI in London 13 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched the LR Grey Code for boats under 24m in length today at DSEI at London’s...
September 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Military, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever marine type approval system for cyber enabled components announced

First ever marine type approval system for cyber enabled components announced
Luis Benito Lloyd’s Register (LR) releases Type Approval Requirements for components within Cyber Enabled Systems on board Ships – Procedure for Network and Network-related devices 11 September 2017 – Introduction of this type approval procedure is important, as it defines a critical point in...
September 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

New report examines future of autonomous maritime systems

New report examines future of autonomous maritime systems
Tim Kent Lloyd’s Register, QinetiQ and the University of Southampton launch new insights report into future developments and challenges in Marine Autonomy  Report considers employment, skills and socio-economic impacts of autonomous systems The ability of regulatory and legal systems to adapt will...
September 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

London P&I Club joins with BV in issuing blackout and engine failure guidance

London P&I Club joins with BV in issuing blackout and engine failure guidance
Carl Durow The London P&I Club, in a joint project with leading classification society Bureau Veritas and its casualty and salvage subsidiary TMC Marine, has issued a new booklet providing operational guidance for preventing blackout and main engine failures. This new publication, the second in a...
September 11th, 2017 | Books, Classification Societies, Groundings, Marine Insurance, P and I Clubs, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases latest technical rules and amendments in line with the BWMC

ClassNK releases latest technical rules and amendments in line with the BWMC
ClassNK releases latest technical rules and amendments in line with the Ballast Water Management Convention Tokyo— Leading classification society ClassNK released its new set of technical rules, Rules and Guidance for Ballast Water Management Installations, in accordance with the entry into force...
September 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO classed by DNV GL

BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO classed by DNV GL
BP Glen Lyon – picture credits BP DNV GL has awarded class to BP’s Glen Lyon Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel located west of Shetland. DNV GL’s Maritime and Oil & Gas business areas have been working closely together, to provide BP with a broad range of technical...
September 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

How can you derive value from connected assets without compromising security?

How can you derive value from connected assets without compromising security?
Nick Brown Combining a unique, world-class approach to providing cyber security services with a methodology that will enable companies to obtain value from operational data and connected assets, Lloyd’s Register (LR) is enabling a cyber smart marine and offshore industry 07 September 2017 – LR...
September 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

New IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen prioritises modernisation and transparency

New IACS Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen prioritises modernisation and transparency
IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London, 6 September 2017: Speaking at a press conference in London, new IACS Chairman, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, announced a series of initiatives designed to ensure that IACS provides the support its stakeholders need in a rapidly changing industry. “As...
September 6th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, HR, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats in the O&G industry

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats in the O&G industry
Pål Børre Kristoffersen, Offshore Europe, Aberdeen: The benefits of digitalization in the oil and gas industry are profound, but are also causing cyber risks to emerge. Almost 68%1 of oil and gas companies were affected by at least one significant cyber incident in 2016, and many attacks are assumed...
September 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035
Elisabeth Tørstad, CEO, DNV GL – Oil & Gas Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world’s energy future, according to DNV GL’s forecast of the energy transition. While renewable energy will grow its share of the energy mix, oil and gas will account for 44% of world energy supply in...
September 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, News, Oil Industry | Read More

KL Sandefjord – First Offshore Vessel with DNV GL’s “Shore Power” Class Notation

KL Sandefjord – First Offshore Vessel with DNV GL’s “Shore Power” Class Notation
Th KL Sandefjord The offshore vessel “KL Sandefjord” owned by K Line Offshore AS being a 100% subsidiary of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd (“K” Line), is the first offshore vessel with the DNV GL class notation “Shore power”. The “Shore power” notation, verifies the design and installation...
August 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems

ClassNK updates Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the second version of its Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems. Based on the first version Guidelines released in August 2014, the latest version includes the results of joint research and testing on actual Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems. In...
August 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for offshore service vessels and tugs

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for offshore service vessels and tugs
BV classed tug, Dux – now operating in Hammerfest, Norway. Image courtesy of Gondan Shipbuilders Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, August 31, 2017, Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has issued new rules for the Classification of Offshore Service Vessels and Tugs, including new...
August 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

OOCL meets GHG Scopes 1 to 3 Inventory Verification Requirements

OOCL meets GHG Scopes 1 to 3 Inventory Verification Requirements
Mr. Stephen Ng, Director of Trades of OOCL received the verification certificates from John Rowley, Managing Director, Management Systems & Inspection Services at Lloyd’s Register 24 August 2017 – In the pursuit of reaching higher standards and transparency in OOCL’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reporting,...
August 24th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, News | Read More

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia

ClassNK paves the way for HKC verification expansion to South-East Asia
… Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has completed the document review for a Ship Recycling Facility Plan (SRFP) submitted by Tsuneishi Ship Recycling (Negros), Inc. (TSRNI), verifying the facility to be in line with the Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally...
August 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship

LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
An image of Quadriga project ship model 17 August 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has joined the Quadriga sustainable shipping project – an initiative from Hamburg-based Sailing Cargo, which aims to build the world’s biggest sailing cargo ship. The project outlines a plan to build a 170-meter...
August 17th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Automobiles, Car trade, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems

MRV made easy by new functionality in NAPA performance monitoring systems
Existing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power® can achieve compliance with new MRV reporting requirements Helsinki, Finland, August 16, 2017 – NAPA, a world leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider, has updated its performance monitoring...
August 16th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, European Union, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Organisations, Technical, Technology | Read More

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system

USCG type approval tests complete for EVOQUA SEACURE® system
The Evoqua SeaCURE system has now successfully completed all USCG Type Approval tests SeaCURE® Ballast Water Management System (BWMS), the electrochlorination based solution pioneered by Evoqua Water Technologies, has successfully completed all biological efficacy US Coast Guard Type-Approval tests. Tests...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services

Briese Schiffahrt appoints Korean Register for EU MRV services
… Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has been appointed to provide EU (European Union) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services to Briese Schiffahrt, a global leader in the management of general cargo, multipurpose and heavy...
August 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
ECA ZONES – Independent of the 0.5 per cent global fuel cap, the emission controlareas (ECAs) in Europe and around North America, possibly followedby China in a few years, impose a 0.1 sulphur limit in ship fuel today. According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels...
August 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s Digital Journey

DNV GL’s Digital Journey
From electronic certificates, machine learning tools and drone surveys to the launch of a new industry data platform, DNV GL is embracing digitalization to enhance class services and improve communication with customers. Shipping has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past few decades....
August 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More