Archive for the ‘Classification Societies’ Category

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports
Simulator’s graphics view of a typical feeder vessel operating at Port of Patras/ Source: Patras LNG Bunkering Manoeuvring Simulation Study Report, November 2016) Since November 2016, a series of navigation simulation workshops have been delivered by the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II in...
February 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Time is now

The Time is now
Spyridon Zolotas, Area Manager for Greece and Cyprus on the podium with Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, Manager of RINA Academy Hellas, Alessandro Pescetto, Sector Manager Innovation of RINA Services, Giorgos Plevrakis, Business Development Manager of RINA Hellas and Michael Markogiannis, Manager of Plan Approval...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London/Oslo, 9 February 2016: DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform – “Veracity” – to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalization. The Veracity industry data platform is designed to help companies...
February 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED floodlights for Port Facility-use to Stanley Electric

ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED floodlights for Port Facility-use to Stanley Electric
l-r: Koichi Fujiwara, Chairman and President (ClassNK); Masahiro Sagae Executive Officer, Executive General Manager Lighting Application Division (Stanley Electric) Tokyo– Leading classification society ClassNK has issued the first Type Certification for LED floodlights for port facility-use to Stanley...
February 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today
Alasdair Buchanan Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies...
February 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

New DNV GL standard ensures reliable DP capability assessments

New DNV GL standard ensures reliable DP capability assessments
Luca Pivano, Principal Specialist DP Simulations, Marine Cybernetics Advisory at DNV GL – Maritime (right) speaking about the DNVGL-ST-0111 standard at the European Dynamic Positioning Conference in London DNV GL presented its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of DP (dynamic...
February 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training
ΝΕW! Cyber Security – General awareness training DNV GL acknowledges that the maritime sector is in need of adequate cyber security to safeguard organizations, assets and information. To that end, Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 16 March 2017, a 1-day general awareness Cyber Security...
February 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Defense, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register

Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register
Alasdair Buchanan Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies will have the most...
February 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for Diving Systems

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for Diving Systems
LEXMAR saturation diving bell – rated to 350m The new rules provide a clear procedure for the certification of the diving system components and are consistent with the diving industry practice, creating clarity and reducing duplication Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, February 08, 2017 – Leading international...
February 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER
l to r: George Teriakidis (DNV GL), Ioannis Loizos (DNV GL), Capt. D. Mattheou (Arcadia), and I.oannis Chiotopoulos (DNV GL), Mr. A. Pagalos (DNV GL) AEGEAN POWER was built by Samsung Heavy Industries at Korea under DNV class, with class assignment date 5th April 2007, and the vessel has remained in...
February 8th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification

PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification
PC Maritime gets DNV GL ECDIS certification DNV-GL has issued an official certificate for PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS after the company passed all the tests. Navmaster ECDIS is up-to-date against all current standards including the new IEC 61174 Edt. 4 and the IHO Presentation Library Edt 4.0. Most...
February 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance
… New features enable swift compliance evaluation for both current and upcoming CSR requirements 2 February 2017 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software upgrade that simplifies compliance with current...
February 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

“My Jobs” – a new digital application for Bureau Veritas surveyors

“My Jobs” – a new digital application for Bureau Veritas surveyors
… Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 30, 2017 – the latest digital development launched by BV supports in-service surveyors with a new ‘app’ for their class and statutory surveys “My Jobs” is a mobile application developed by the Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas (BV) to...
January 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei
A DNV GL HazMat Expert doing a visual check for pipe gasket sampling. Hamburg, 27 January 2016: DNV GL and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company’s managed fleet of more than 50 vessels. The...
January 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions | Read More

DNV GL in China: First AiP for scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul

DNV GL in China: First AiP for scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul
Shanghai, 23 January 2017: DNV GL has awarded the Chinese scrubber manufacturer Shanghai Bluesoul Environmental Technology with an Approval in Principle (AiP) in recognition of the technical feasibility of the BlueSulf scrubber system. The AiP is the first of its kind for a scrubber according to the...
January 23rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

DNV GL: Breaking The Mould – Submersibles

DNV GL: Breaking The Mould  – Submersibles
Breaking The Mould Submersibles With the increasing popularity of the cruise market and as superyacht owners seek the next thrill, the private submersible sector is expected to grow substantially over the next few years. This article is about one of the latest DNV GL projects in this field. At...
January 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Yachting | Read More

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class

DNV GL – Supersizing car carriers – New Horizon Class
… Similar to container vessels, bulk carriers and cruise ships, car carriers are rapidly growing in size. A new series of the world’s largest pure car and truck carriers sets a new standard for this segment. The final two vessels in a series of six New Horizon Class pure car and truck carriers...
January 18th, 2017 | Car trade, Classification Societies, Insight, Markets, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas

Seaspan Swift – a new hybrid LNG fuelled and battery powered ferry, classed by Bureau Veritas
The Seaspan Swift Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 16, 2017 – Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas congratulates owners Seaspan as their new emission reducing ferry enters service between the British Columbia mainland and Vancouver Island. Seaspan Swift is Seaspan Ferries...
January 16th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Ferry, Emissions, Environment, LNG, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

IACS 2017 Blue Book launched

IACS 2017 Blue Book launched
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of its IACS Blue Book. The latest release of the Blue Book package continues to enhance IACS technical support to the shipping industry through our work and investment in technology, innovation,...
January 13th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS | Read More

Plan & Navigate with the ABS Academy Training Map

Plan & Navigate with the ABS Academy Training Map
  Viewers can log herebelow at the provided link and contact Marina Karyda, Learning Coordinator, Europe ABS Academy, 1 Sachtouri Str. & Poseidonos Ave. | GR 176 74 Kallithea | Athens | Greece, Tel: +30 210 9441010, Email: MKaryda@eagle.org | www.eagle.org ABS Academy Training Map 2017...
January 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ClassNK opens new survey offices in Izmir and Mersin

ClassNK opens new survey offices in Izmir and Mersin
Izmir and Mersin– Leading classification society ClassNK has opened new exclusive survey offices Izmir and Mersin, both in Turkey with operations beginning 1 January 2017. Izmir and Mersin, both have “Free Zone” in each area, are two of the most well-known port cities in Turkey. In recent years,...
January 3rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Shipmanagement | Read More

Crowley Government Services Group Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification

Crowley Government Services Group Achieves ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification
l to r: Sharon Baris, director, contract administration; Mike Golonka, vice president, government services; Maria Hope, manager, technology and Lisa Leone, business systems analyst (JACKSONVILLE, Fla.; December 28, 2016) ­– Crowley Maritime Corp.’s government services group has achieved worldwide...
December 28th, 2016 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 27 December 2016. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research and development...
December 27th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO

Korean Register elects a new Chairman & CEO
  KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee The Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has announced that Mr. Lee Jeong-kie has been elected as its new Chairman and CEO. Mr Lee was elected at the extraordinary meeting of KR’s general assembly which oversees the running of KR...
December 23rd, 2016 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

ABS-Classed VLEC Loads First Ethane Shipment

The ABS-classed “Ethane Crystal” the world’s first VLEC has loaded its first shipment of ethane cargo at Enterprise Products Partner’s Morgan’s Point Terminal Landmark ethane shipment from US is loaded onto world’s first VLEC. Houston) ABS, a leading provider of...
December 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More