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My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply…

My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply…
My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply with new regulations for energy efficiency management My Fuel Consumption: a new application to help shipowners comply with new regulations for energy efficiency management Bureau Veritas’ My Fuel Consumption, now issued in ‘Phase...
April 25th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen’s commitment to quality, modernisation and transparency widely reflected in IACS work and future vision London, 19 April 2018: Quality, modernisation and transparency have been the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification...
April 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Reports | Read More

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class

Carnival Horizon delivered to LR class
Carnival Horizon 18 April 2018 – Carnival Cruise Line officially took delivery of the new 133,500 GT Carnival Horizon at a ceremony held last month at Fincantieri’s Monfalcone shipyard in Italy. The cruise ship has a capacity of 3960 guests, plus 1450 crew, and is the second in the Vista-class...
April 18th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Events, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
The white paper “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping” examines the price, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies. Hamburg, 17 April 2018: Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper which assesses a...
April 17th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Stena Drilling Ltd. receives first DNV GL MPD class notation

Stena Drilling Ltd. receives first DNV GL MPD class notation
Stena Carron is the first drillship to receive the notation Drill(MPD) from DNV GL. Høvik, 13 April 2018: DNV GL has revised its classification rules for Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) systems and introduced two new class notations DRILL(MPD) and DRILL(MPD READY). Stena Drilling Ltd. (SDL) is the...
April 13th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Drill ships, Energy, News | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation workshop aims to improve safety in two of the world’s most dangerous industries.

Lloyd’s Register Foundation workshop aims to improve safety in two of the world’s most dangerous industries.
Prof. Richard Clegg Recommendations targeting the unacceptably high fatality rates in the fishing and ferries industries will be published later this year.  Lloyd’s Register Foundation (the Foundation), a charity helping to protect the safety of life and property by supporting education, research...
April 13th, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application

Bureau Veritas extends digital portfolio with ‘PSC Ready’ application
New Bureau Veritas App, PSC Ready, helps ship managers and crews prepare for Port State Control inspections  BV’s ‘PSC Ready’ is a digital application to help ships’ crews to prepare for port state control (PSC) inspections Freely available to all in the industry for use on mobile, laptop...
April 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Hellenic Coast Guard and Bureau Veritas renew their cooperation agreement

Hellenic Coast Guard and Bureau Veritas renew their cooperation agreement
Vice Admiral Stamatios Raptis with Paillette Palaiologou In the presence in Piraeus of the leading ranks of the Hellenic Coast Guard and representatives of the Paris-headquartered classification society Bureau Veritas an updated authorisation agreement was signed on Orthodox Holy Wednesday (4/4/2018)....
April 11th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Flags, News, Politics and Government, Regulatory | Read More

KR releases KR-CON V16

KR releases KR-CON V16
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that it has released its 16th KR-CON. First launched in May 1997, the innovative software program set out to help surveyors, shipbuilders, and PSC officers to search for IMO instruments more accurately, quickly...
April 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Use of Drones in Class Surveys. These guidelines incorporate the applicable range and procedures for use of drones in class surveys, the technical considerations for safe operation and the requirements for drone service...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee focuses on Digitalization

RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee focuses on Digitalization
A group photo from the event RINA’s Hellenic Technical Committee meeting, organised by RINA Hellas, on Thursday March 15th at the Yacht Club of Greece, gathered its members to facilitate marine industry discussion and provide an update on RINA’s developments and growth. Spyros Zolotas, RINA Marine...
March 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IT and Communications | Read More

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC

HHI receives approval in principle from LR for LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt VLOC
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 27 March 2018 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for an LNG-fuelled 250,000 dwt class very large ore carrier (VLOC). Following the announcement of the IMO’s SOx emission limitations from...
March 27th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Foundation partners with BLOC to establish a maritime Blockchain Lab

Lloyd’s Register Foundation partners with BLOC to establish a maritime Blockchain Lab
l to r: Karim Jabbar (CTO, BLOC), Märtha Rehnberg (Co-Founder, BLOC), Jasper van’t Veen (Research Assistant, BLOC), Deanna MacDonald (CEO, BLOC), Maurizio Pilu (VP, Digital Innovation, Lloyd’s Register), Søren Stig (Co-founder, BLOC), Gary Pogson (Lead Technical Specialist, Lloyd’s Register...
March 22nd, 2018 | Charity, Classification Societies, Clubs, News, Technology | Read More

CEMEX, Damen and LR collaborate on next generation dredger design

CEMEX, Damen and LR collaborate on next generation dredger design
An image of the new generation dredger design Helping to meet UK requirements for more efficient and environmentally friendly dredging 19 March 2018 – CEMEX UK has signed a contract with Damen Shipyards Group to build the first in a new generation of Marine Aggregate Dredgers, with Lloyd’s Register...
March 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment

ClassNK releases Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Direct Load Analysis and Strength Assessment of hull structure. These guidelines incorporate the load and structural consistent analysis structural evaluation method. As vessels being constructed today continue increasing...
March 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Building a secure future – Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group

Building a secure future – Cyber security service provider Nettitude joins the Lloyd’s Register group
Alastair Marsh London, 16 March 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR), one of the world’s leading providers of professional services for engineering and technology, today announces the acquisition of Nettitude, a market-leading provider of cyber security services with some of the most sophisticated...
March 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Maritime Academy News January-April 2018

Maritime Academy News January-April 2018
  Dr. Marina Papaioannou A message to viewers  from  Dr. Marina Papaioannou and Vassilia Dimitrakou Maritime Academy Hellas on this First Edition of the Maritime Academy News: In this first edition for 2018 you will read about:   DNV GL’s Postgraduate Diplomas in cooperation with WMU: Registrations...
March 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Communication, Insight | Read More

MARIC signs contract with LR for ShipRight FastTrack design software

MARIC signs contract with LR for ShipRight FastTrack design software
Luis Benito 15 March 2018 – Marine Design & Research Institute of China (MARIC), a subsidiary company of China State Shipbuilding Corporation group (CSSC), has signed a licence agreement with Lloyd’s Register (LR) for use of their ShipRight FastTrack software. ShipRight FastTrack assists...
March 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News | Read More

Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018

Chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen sets out transformation of IACS at CMA Shipping 2018
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, IACS Chairman and CEO of DNV GL – Maritime, speaking at CMA Shipping 2018 (Source: DNV GL / CMA Shipping 2018) Stamford, 14 March 2018: Speaking at Shipping 2018, the Connecticut Maritime Association’s (CMA) annual conference, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, IACS Chairman and CEO of...
March 14th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cyber safety, security and autonomous shipping addressed with new Bureau Veritas notations and guidelines

Cyber safety, security and autonomous shipping addressed with new Bureau Veritas notations and guidelines
Gijsbert de Jong, Marine Marketing & Sales Director, Bureau Veritas, is speaking at CMA 2018, today and tomorrow, about cyber safety, cyber security and autonomous shipping Cyber safety, security and autonomous shipping addressed with new Bureau Veritas notations and guidelines SW-Registry notation...
March 13th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Safety and Security | Read More

New JDP looks to drive marine battery safety and adoption

New JDP looks to drive marine battery safety and adoption
Energy storage system onboard a passenger ferry Copenhagen/Hamburg, 9 March 2018: Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a Joint Development Project (JDP), designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping industry. More than a dozen partners...
March 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches My Story™ – the blockchain based solution to tell the product’s full story

DNV GL launches My Story™ – the blockchain based solution to tell the product’s full story
Luca Crisciotti Italian wine makers are the first to implement My Story™, a solution that will give consumers an easy glance into the contents of each wine bottle. Companies can now increase the transparency in their supply chain and demonstrate what lies behind the unique characteristics of their...
March 8th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Food and Drink, News | Read More

New passenger ship and ferry sector leadership at Bureau Veritas

New passenger ship and ferry sector leadership at Bureau Veritas
Newly appointed, Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries at Bureau Veritas Paris-La Défense, France, March 6, 2018 – Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries. This is a key role involved from the concept stages...
March 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

LR announces new underwater noise notation and ShipRight procedure on underwater radiated noise

LR announces new underwater noise notation and ShipRight procedure on underwater radiated noise
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s 05 March 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released a new underwater noise notation and ShipRight procedure on underwater radiated noise with the intention of helping shipowners minimise underwater noise emissions when operating in sensitive environments. Increased...
March 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ship management in the cloud

Ship management in the cloud
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Lloyd’s Register has teamed up with a leading provider of maritime software, Hanseaticsoft, to help bring much needed efficiency to ship management processes 02 March 2018 – Hanseaticsoft’s innovative cloud-based ship management software Cloud Fleet...
March 2nd, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Office Equipment, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More