Archive for the ‘Classification Societies’ Category

Common Structural Rules Software updated with 2018 rules and fatigue assessment improvements

Common Structural Rules Software updated with 2018 rules and fatigue assessment improvements
Nick Brown Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance for latest CSR requirements 15 August 2018 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software update that simplifies compliance with current and pending IACS Common...
August 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Celebrating a fine FellowSHIP: 15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research

Celebrating a fine FellowSHIP: 15 years of maritime battery and fuel cell research
Viking Lady in operation. The FellowSHIP project successfully explored the use of battery, hybrid and fuel cell technology in the maritime industry (Source: DNV GL / Eidesvik) Hamburg/Høvik, 3 August 2018: Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of...
August 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs

Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs
Matthieu de Tugny, COO, Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore Bureau Veritas issues new FSU notations and guidelines for the conversion of existing LNG carriers to FSRUs / FSUs The notation FSU – LNG provides the specific classification requirements including structure and safety aspects for floating...
July 30th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, News, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement | Read More

Meet DNV GL’s energy experts at CIGRE 2018

Meet DNV GL’s energy experts at CIGRE 2018
We would like to inform you about our presence at the Cigré 2018 in Paris and would be happy to meet you at our booth #327 or in one of the technical sessions. Join us to learn more about how DNV GL can support your grid project, covering all project phases from strategy and development to construction...
July 25th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®)

LR grants cyber security AiP to DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®)
From the AiP ceremony 24 July 2018 – Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the DSME Smart Ship Solution (DS4®), receiving the Cyber SECURE notation, which confirms compliance with LR’s cyber security...
July 24th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Navis to Equip Six River Box Ships with MACS3 Loading Computer

Navis to Equip Six River Box Ships with MACS3 Loading Computer
Loading computer approved by China Classification Society for inland waterway transport Oakland/Flensburg, July 19, 2018 – – Navis, the provider of the industry standard for loading computers for container vessels, has been selected to equip six 1,900 TEU fully cellular, gearless container vessels...
July 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Bureau Veritas races ahead with new transport sector appointment

Bureau Veritas races ahead with new transport sector appointment
Hannah Davis Amid exciting new plans for its thriving transport operation, global certification expert Bureau Veritas has appointed Hannah Davis as the new sector lead of its aerospace, automotive and transport division. Already active in her new role, Hannah is tasked with driving the strategic development...
July 17th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks – (Second Edition)

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks – (Second Edition)
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Gas Carrier Structures – Independent Prismatic Tanks (Second Edition). The Guidelines specify the technical requirements specifically related to the structural strength assessments of liquefied gas carriers...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL

Norsafe’s Greek Training Academy in Cooperative Agreement with DNV GL
Norsafe Hellas Academy Norsafe Academy Hellas is pleased to announce that it has entered into a cooperative agreement with DNV GL the leading Classification Society, regarding the training of its surveyors. “Safety Training for Experienced Surveyors” is a specialized practical course, which has been...
July 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design

ClassNK grants AIP to NYK Line and Japan Marine United for their joint project on an LNG-fuelled 200K DWT bulk carrier design
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Part GF which adopts IGF Code (regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels) to NYK Line and Japan Marine United (JMU) for their joint project on the concept design of an LNG-fueled 200K DWT...
July 5th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Pollution | Read More

LR takes over management of MoD owned Code for Steel Caissons

LR takes over management of MoD owned Code for Steel Caissons
LR certified caisson at the entrance to Naval Base 14 Dock in Portsmouth (Image courtesy of MoD) 03 July 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has taken over the management of UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) owned Code for Steel Caissons, providing a harmonised standard for new and existing caissons. LR has...
July 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Military, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…

IACS awarded Seatrade’s Anniversary Award…
The then IACS Chair Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen receiving the award from Emma Howell IACS AWARDED SEATRADE’S ANNIVERSARY AWARD IN RECOGNITION OF 50 YEARS’ DEDICATED SERVICE TO SAFETY, THE ENVIRONMENT, AND SUPPORT OF THE IMO IACS was honoured and delighted to receive the Industry Anniversary Award at the...
July 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, Health and Safety, IACS, News, Safety and Security | Read More

The biggest challenges to IoT adoption in shipping have been overcome

The biggest challenges to IoT adoption in shipping have been overcome
IoT webinar panelists, l to r: Hans Ottosen, CEO of Danelec Marine, Mark Warner, Head of Marketing Communications at Inmarsat, Host: Martyn Wingrove, Editor at Marine Electronics and Communications, Ilmo Kuutti, President of NAPA, Vikrant Sharma, Lead Business Strategist at ClassNK The biggest challenges...
July 2nd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 29 June 2018. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shiprepair | Read More

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77

Jeong-kie Lee, Chairman and CEO of the Korean Register, becomes IACS new chairman during C77
Jeong-kie Lee, 29/06/18 – ENGAGEMENT, INNOVATION AND DELIVERY TO BE CORE OBJECTIVES OF NEW IACS CHAIRMAN’S TIME IN OFFICE The IACS Council held its 77th session (C77) in Hamburg last week, where the wide range of discussions reflected the key role IACS plays in supporting the maritime sector....
June 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, News, Person Profiles | Read More

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator launches search for Safetytech Innovators

The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator launches search for Safetytech Innovators
. The Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator innovation challenges offers trial funding and partnerships with leading marine and energy experts: Kotug and Gassco. Programme seeks safetytech innovators exploring the theme of human safety onboard ships and floating platforms. Winning startups will...
June 28th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

ABS & Probunkers Sign JDP for Fleet of LNG Bunkers

ABS & Probunkers Sign JDP for Fleet of LNG Bunkers
An artist’s impression of PRO 1 Project key to building a reliable global-scale bunkering network  Athens, Greece, June 27th 2018 – ABS has signed a pioneering Joint Development Program (JDP) with  probunkers  to provide technical support as they embark on designing a fleet of specialist...
June 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas, your partner for Marine Renewable Energy solutions

Bureau Veritas, your partner for Marine Renewable Energy solutions
. Veritas News offshore Working towards a brighter future with technical Marine Renewable Energy services Bureau Veritas Marine Renewable Energy experts can review vessel, floater, cable and turbine designs, from a basis Approval in Principle to a full class or type-certified solution…. Read more+     “Aiming...
June 22nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment | Read More

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…

Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf…
Lloyd’s Register (LR) has started work with AkerBP for maintenance optimization of its Skarv FPSO infrastructure and equipment on a test project in Norway. Optimising the Norwegian Continental Shelf: Project between AkerBP and Lloyd’s Register tests latest software to optimise maintenance activities...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers

Approval Explorer – a new search engine to identify, locate and contact certified service suppliers and product manufacturers
The new Approval Explorer allows users to identify, locate and contact Bureau Veritas approved service suppliers or manufacturers Paris-La Défense, France, June 21, 2018 – Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore today launched the latest addition to their end-to-end and integrated platform of digital...
June 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Liberian Registry and China Classification Society sign innovation and technology MoU

Liberian Registry and China Classification Society sign innovation and technology MoU
Pictured during the CCS MoU signing ceremony in Beijing on 29 March are (left) Thomas Klenum, LISCR Technical Director, and CCS vice-president Sun Feng. The Liberian Registry has agreed a framework co-operation Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the China Classification Society (CCS) as the latest...
June 18th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Flags, Shipmanagement | Read More

All afloat at Bureau Veritas’ Posidonia 2018 splash at Ecali Club

All afloat at Bureau Veritas’ Posidonia 2018 splash at Ecali Club
l to r: George Andreadis,  Ioanna Procopiou, Paillette Palaiologou , Mike Kasmas and Redouane Assad Further to our inclusion in our daily market recap, geopolitics and events on the 24th of May, we bring you tonight a bit more with pictures from the Reception and Dinner that the  Management of Bureau...
June 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, News, People and Places | Read More

DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminium cables onboard ships

DNV GL issues first type approval for aluminium cables onboard ships
The Olympic Artemis Høvik/Hamburg, 15 June 2018: As the competitive and economic pressure on the shipping and offshore industries continues to grow, owners, operators and yards are searching for every efficiency. To support its customers, DNV GL has developed the first type approval scheme for the...
June 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies

Lloyd’s Register and TWI launch Fullagar Technologies
Simon Reeve Delivering high-tech innovative inspection systems, products and services based on the very latest industry R&D. London/Cambridge, 14th June 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, and TWI, the...
June 14th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business

Lloyd’s Register becomes founding member of UN Group for Sustainable Ocean Business
Featured are (left to right) Sturla Henriksen, UN Global Compact Special Advisor on Oceans, LR’s Suzanne Johnston, Lisa Kingo, UN Global Compact CEO and Executive Director, and Tom Boardley, Executive Vice-President, LR. 12th June 2018 – Oceans cover two thirds of the world’s surface but the...
June 12th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Oceanology, Pollution | Read More