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Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service enter into partnership to deliver expert climate change support for businesses

Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service enter into partnership to deliver expert climate change support for businesses
The Carbon Trust and ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd. have signed an agreement to work together to develop a commercial partnership for offering climate change and sustainability services. The partnership will initially involve the two organisations exploring collaborative opportunities to deliver...
December 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Climate | Read More

ClassNK opens new survey office in Reggio Calabria

ClassNK opens new survey office in Reggio Calabria
Reggio Calabria – Leading classification society ClassNK has opened a new exclusive survey office in Reggio Calabria, Italy with operations beginning 5 December 2018. Reggio Calabria, located in Southwest Italy, faces the Strait of Messina which crosses through the Italian Peninsula and Sicily. In...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles | Read More

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018

ABS Hellenic Technical Committee Meeting 2018
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, the Hellenic Technical Committee Chairman and ABS Global Ship Systems Center Director, closed the meeting and thanked all members The third ABS Hellenic Technical Committee meeting took place on November 21st at The Margi Hotel outside of Athens, Greece. More than 40 distinguished...
December 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

LR becomes first class society to be assigned RO status by Canadian Department of National Defence

LR becomes first class society to be assigned RO status by Canadian Department of National Defence
From the signing ceremony between LR and the Canadian Department of National Defence  (John Hicks and Captain (Navy) Jacques Olivier pictured center) 04 December 2018 – On 15 November 2018, Lloyd’s Register (LR) became the first classification society to be assigned RO (Recognised Organisation)...
December 4th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Military, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

Swiss Climate EcoCare GmbH and Korean Register sign MoU for IMO DCS services

Swiss Climate EcoCare GmbH and Korean Register  sign MoU for IMO DCS services
l to r: Michael Suhr Korean Register and Philipp A. Ahrenkiel and Nico Krumbeck both Swiss Climate EcoCare GmbH. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) has been signed between Korean Register (KR) and Swiss Climate EcoCare GmbH to provide enhanced IMO DCS (International Maritime Organization, Data Collection...
December 3rd, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Bureau Veritas Marine Technical Committee addresses key technical, technology and regulatory challenges in its autumn meeting in Piraeus

Bureau Veritas Marine Technical Committee addresses key technical, technology and regulatory challenges in its autumn meeting in Piraeus
A picture with all the members of the Hellenic Marine Technical Committee of Bureau Veritas. Following presentations by BV experts, the Committee discussed IMO 2020 fuels, scrubbers, BWTS and cyber-security Piraeus, November 29th, 2018 The 29th Marine Technical Committee Meeting of Bureau Veritas Piraeus...
November 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums | Read More

World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class

World’s first iVLOC delivered with DNV GL class
The “Pacific Vision” – Image care of Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard. Shanghai, 29 November 2018: The world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC), the DNV GL-classed Pacific Vision, was delivered by Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company....
November 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix

The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix
John Faraclas The BDI@1,339: The roulette wheel keeps turning. It all depends on what day of the week you fix. Just compare to only 5 days ago (22/11) and see what you get out of this. The BCI has exactly doubled whilst Handies and Supras are completely flat; all the Capes heading to China. Geopolitics...
November 27th, 2018 | Associations, Classification Societies, Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, IUA, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

Digital defence in the maritime industry

Digital defence in the maritime industry
As owners act to fortify their ships and shore-side operations against cyber risk in the face of evolving threats and imminent regulation, DNV GL has expanded its services to cover control systems, software, procedures and human factors.  by Svante Einarsson, Senior Cyber Security Advisor, DNV GL Although...
November 21st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Insight, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution

SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution
SHI receives AiP from LR for INTELLIMAN smart ship solution 20 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) with approval in principle (AiP) for its smart ship solution: INTELLIMAN SHIP. The solution is the first to receive LR’s ‘Digital AL2 SAFE...
November 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Lloyd’s Register wins the 2018 PRCA Best B2B Award for its Technology Radar campaign.

Lloyd’s Register wins the 2018 PRCA Best B2B Award for its Technology Radar campaign.
PRCA Annual Awards 2018 recognises the ‘ground-breaking’ research and media campaign taken by Lloyd’s Register to deliver commercial insights that drive change for their clients, transforming the energy industry for the better. Lloyd’s Register (LR), a leading global provider of engineering and...
November 16th, 2018 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Technology | Read More

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?
Nial McCollum Insight from companies across the world brings the future in focus on the pace and development of predictive analytics. A new industry report launched today – an extension of the global Technology Radar survey series produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR) – reveals the pace, development...
November 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Insight, Reports, Technology | Read More

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation

RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation
In December 2017, RINA, the certification, testing, inspection and consultancy multinational, unveiled its new corporate brand identity to clients worldwide. RINA’s new positioning acknowledges the new role of digitalisation. This is not only evident within the company’s own in-house processes,...
November 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, IT and Communications | Read More

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker

STX receives AiP from LR for LNG-fuelled 50k dwt MR tanker
The vessel design 13 November 2018 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has presented STX with approval in principle for a 50k dwt MR tanker design capable of using LNG as a fuel. This development is the result of close collaboration between STX and LR. STX incorporated an LNG-fuelled propulsion system...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Gas, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI)

Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI)
… Georgios TERIAKIDIS, Regional Business Development Manager, South East Europe, Middle East & Africa, DNV GL – Maritime advises on the  Scrubber Statistics – Alternative Fuels Insight Platform (AFI): DNV GL’s Alternative Fuels Insight (AFI) platform is a new application, offered...
November 13th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Statistics, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services

ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland sign partnership agreement for Cybersecurity Services
l to r: Tobias Schweinfurter, President and CEO, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Dr. Michael Fübi, Chairman, TÜV Rheinland and  Koichi Fujiwara, President & CEO, ClassNK Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK and TÜV Rheinland have concluded a worldwide partnership agreement for cybersecurity...
November 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Safety and Security | Read More

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?

Looking from the outside in: new industry report reveals how predictive analytics is set to transform oil and gas, but are we doing enough?
Lloyd’s Register HQ’s in London Insight from companies across the world brings the future in focus on the pace and development of predictive analytics. A new industry report launched today – an extension of the global Technology Radar survey series produced by Lloyd’s Register (LR) –...
November 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Gas, Insight, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Technology | Read More

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…

Capes “sink” the BDI at 1,395…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 33 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,395; Geopolitics still messy and IBIA’s Annual Convention makes waves. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The  volatile Capes’ BCI three-digit loss of 101 points bringing down this index at 2,296 points was...
November 6th, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Legal, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Fraud, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Regulatory, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism | Read More

Bureau Veritas, Naval Group and Dassault Systèmes Deliver First 3D Classification Process for a Significant Vessel Project

Bureau Veritas, Naval Group and Dassault Systèmes Deliver First 3D Classification Process for a Significant Vessel Project
Matthieu de Tugny, Chief Operations Officer, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Collaborative project uses 3DEXPERIENCE platform to create 3D model of new Naval Group frigate  Digital continuity and real-time collaborative 3D design review integrates ship design and classification verification,...
November 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Releases “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC”

ClassNK Releases “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC”
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released “PrimeShip-GREEN/ProSTA ver.ITTC” on 1st November 2018. It is the world’s first software that calculates and analyzes a ship’s speed for Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) calculation in compliance with the latest International Towing...
November 1st, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

DNV GL’s Maritime Academy – Creating Perspectives

DNV GL’s Maritime Academy – Creating Perspectives
Dr Marina Papaioannou –  Maritime Academy Hellas DNV GL’s Maritime Academy – Creating Perspectives by Dr Marina Papaioannou, Maritime Academy Hellas Training of people on board and ashore has always been a great concern of the maritime industry, in an effort to achieve the goal of ships sailing...
October 31st, 2018 | Classification Societies, Insight, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) stores the first IMO GBS Ship Construction Files of NACKS-built VLCC

ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) stores the first IMO GBS Ship Construction Files of NACKS-built VLCC
Tokyo – ClassNK Archive Center (NKAC) has stored the first Ship Construction Files (SCF) complying with IMO Global Based Standards (GBS) for the NACKS-built 311,000 DWT VLCC delivered on 26 October 2018, managed by MOL Tankship Management (Asia) Pte. Ltd. To encourage design transparency and help ensure...
October 29th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Setting the scene for LNG as marine fuel in East Med

Setting the scene for LNG as marine fuel in East Med
1. Snapshot from the panel, Poseidon Med II event at University of Nicosia “Setting the scene for LNG as marine fuel in East Med” A Poseidon Med II event at the University of Nicosia on 18thOctober 2018 The achievements and milestones of the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II (PMII), was...
October 29th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, LNG | Read More

DNV GL – ERS: Managing emergencies, preventing disasters

DNV GL – ERS: Managing emergencies, preventing disasters
.. Emergency response services, or ERS, are on hand to help owners minimize risk in the first, critical hours after an incident. But sometimes, as MSC found out after an incident involving one of their vessels, the benefits of working with real ERS experts can extend long after the emergency has passed. In...
October 24th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, Insight, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”

ClassNK releases “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”
Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) based on its Rule Tokyo – Leading Classification Society ClassNK has released “ClassNK MRV Portal (IMO DCS)”, a software service for the reporting, monitoring and verification of shipping CO2 emissions in line...
October 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Regulatory | Read More