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IACS Council 75

IACS Council 75
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen QUALITY, TRANSPARENCY, AND MODERNISING CLASS TO BE THE FOCUS OF NEW IACS CHAIRMAN The 75th session of the IACS Council (C75) held in Beijing last week once again made substantial progress on a range of issues.  These included initiating a review to ensure that IACS Resolutions are...
June 27th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Person Profiles | Read More

DNV GL’s global network of verification experts to support major new contract with Maersk Oil

DNV GL’s global network of verification experts to support major new contract with Maersk Oil
Liv Hovem DNV GL has won a major contract to provide independent verification services for the Maersk Oil redevelopment of the Tyra Field, offshore Denmark. The Tyra field in the Danish North Sea has been at the centre of Denmark’s national energy infrastructure since 1984, providing 90% of the country’s...
June 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

KR refreshes corporate identity to reflect growing global influence

KR refreshes corporate identity to reflect growing global influence
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has refreshed its logo to mark the organisation’s renewed outward-facing international approach and its desire to add greater value to its customers’ businesses, under new Chairman and CEO, Lee Jeong-Kie. The new logo features...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies | Read More

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2

Industry project on standardizing subsea processing boosts up to Phase 2
Kristin Nergaard Berg Subsea processing offers great potential for the oil and gas sector, but is also a relatively young field of technology, causing costly and inefficient tailor-made solutions. The DNV GL-led joint industry project (JIP) on standardizing subsea processing aims to reduce cost in a...
June 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Gas, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank

DNV GL awards Kawasaki Heavy Industries AiP for new non-spherical (MOSS) LNG tank
KHI’s new non-spherical (MOSS) tank is a IMO Independent Type B LNG tank that has been developed for use in 180KM3 LNG carriers. Credit: KHI Tokyo, 7 June 2017: DNV GL has awarded Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd (KHI) an Approval in Principle (AiP) for their newly developed non-spherical (MOSS)...
June 16th, 2017 | Awards, Canals, Classification Societies, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments

ClassNK unveils longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules) /PartC15” in response to latest rule amendments
PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15_image 1 Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK released a new longitudinal strength assessments software “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)/PartC15” as part of its prescriptive calculation suite “PrimeShip-HULL(Rules)”. For ensuring further safety and streamlining...
June 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR successfully completes first classification survey of BP’s new Glen Lyon FPSO vessel

LR successfully completes first classification survey of BP’s new Glen Lyon FPSO vessel
The Glen Lyon FPSO 15 June 2017 – BP’s newest North Sea asset, the Glen Lyon floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, has been awarded full-term classification certificates for service in the Schiehallion and Loyal fields, 175 kilometres west of Shetland. Conditions west of Shetland...
June 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

DNV GL opens fleet performance centres to improve vessel efficiency

DNV GL opens fleet performance centres to improve vessel efficiency
  Christian Rychly, Managing Director of Leonhardt & Blumberg (left) and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime (right) cut the ribbon Hamburg, 14 June: DNV GL opened two digital fleet performance centres in Hamburg and Singapore to support their ECO Insight customers in monitoring...
June 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award

ABS industry technical expert receives inaugural chairman’s chair award
Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki presented Dr. Chris Leontopoulos with the first ever ABS Chairman’s Chair Award for Technical Leadership in ABS’s Athens, Greece, office. Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager of Machinery and Industry Systems, has built a stellar reputation...
June 13th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, People and Places, Taxation, Technical | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

World’s first class developed electronic certificate service “ClassNK e-Certificate” begins operations

World’s first class developed electronic certificate service “ClassNK e-Certificate” begins operations
Tokyo –Leading classification society ClassNK will commence operation of the world’s first comprehensive electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates from 15 June 2017. The service, ClassNK e-Certificate, will first be made available to Liberian-flagged vessels on...
June 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed

Initial GBS verification process for IACS Common Structural Rules completed
Prescriptive rule calculation software: Initial design function/ ultimate strength evaluation results London – IMO Maritime Safety Committee has confirmed completion of the corrective actions requested by IMO to the International Association of Classification Societies’ (IACS) Common Structural Rules...
June 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data

NYK and DNV GL cooperate to unlock the potential of maritime data
At the Nor-Shipping presentation (from L to R): Hideyuki Ando, Senior General Manager, MTI/NYK Group, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL – Maritime, Svein Steimler, President and Chief Executive Officer, NYK Group Europe Ltd. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping 2017, NYK and DNV GL...
June 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inaugural Meeting of the Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum (5-6 June 2017)

Inaugural Meeting of the Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum (5-6 June 2017)
Ashok Mahapatra, Director of the Maritime Safety Division of the IMO Today, 6 June 2017, at Lloyd’s Register’s office in London, the inaugural meeting of the Arctic Shipping Best Practices Information Forum concluded. The Forum has been established by the eight Arctic States (Canada, the...
June 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Consultation on foresight review on the public understanding of risk

Consultation on foresight review on the public understanding of risk
How could developments in the area of public understanding of risk improve outcomes for individuals and society – to enable better decisions for a safer world? London, 5 June 2017:  The Lloyd’s Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk (LRFI) has issued a draft foresight...
June 5th, 2017 | Charity, Classification Societies, News | Read More

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans

Arcadia Shipmanagement receives first DNV GL verified EU MRV monitoring plans
DNV GL – Maritime’s George Teriakidis, Business Development Manager, DNV GL – Region South East Europe & Middle East (left) and Andreas Pagalos, Senior Vice President and Area Manager for East Mediterranean (right), present Mattheou Dimitrios, Managing Director of Arcadia Shipmanagement...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Events, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding

DNV GL and CMIH ink agreement to cooperate in shipbuilding
(front – from left to right) Gui Ming Zhu, Deputy General Manager of CMIH and Director of Yiu Lian Dockyards (Shekou) Limited, and Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime, signed a strategic cooperation agreement at Nor-Shipping this week. Oslo, 2 June 2017: At Nor-Shipping...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Gas, Gas Carriers, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design

Samsung Heavy Industries and DNV GL sign partnership for new LNG carrier design
At the signing (L to R): Tommy Bjørnsen, Regional Manager Korea & Japan, DNV GL – Maritime, Mun-Keun Ha, Senior Executive Vice President, SHI, and Remi Eriksen, DNV GL Group President & CEO. Høvik, 2 June 2017: DNV GL and Samsung Heavy Industries. Co., Ltd (SHI) signed a joint development...
June 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Exhibitions, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design

“Green corridor” LNG bulker JIP releases new LNG-fuelled Newcastlemax design
The project partners of the “Green Corridor” Joint Industry Project (JIP) came together for a meeting at the DNV GL Group headquarters in Høvik this week. They also presented the results from stage one of the JIP at the Nor-Shipping trade fair today. Oslo, 1 June 2017: At the Nor-Shipping...
June 1st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced

180k dwt class LNG-fuelled bulk carrier design joint development project announced
LR’s David Barrow and HHI’s Bong-Jun Jang signing the agreement at Nor-Shipping 01 June 2017 – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Lloyd’s Register (LR) have today announced at Nor-Shipping 2017 a joint development project (JDP) to design 180k DWT class bulk carriers. These designs will...
June 1st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL looks to a greener 2050 with greenhouse gas model for shipping

DNV GL looks to a greener 2050 with greenhouse gas model for shipping
DNV GL Low Carbon Shipping towards 2050. Oslo, 1 June 2017: DNV GL has published a report assessing the potential for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction from shipping towards 2050, based on a new computational model. The model can evaluate various scenarios for both individual ship segments and...
June 1st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan

ClassNK Consulting Service launches support service for setting up EU MRV Monitoring Plan
ClassNK Consulting Service Co., Ltd*1 just launched a support service for setting up an EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of CO2) Monitoring Plan (MP) in compliance with the EU MRV regulation. This regulation lays down rules for developing MP and submitting the emissions report for ships...
May 31st, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

DNV GL awards AiP for new Oshima composite tween deck design

DNV GL awards AiP for new Oshima composite tween deck design
The new Oshima design could be used for a wide range of trades, carrying project cargoes and packaged goods, ranging from lumber, wood pulp and coils, to ingots and other bulk cargoes. Oslo, 31 May 2017: At Nor-Shipping today, DNV GL and Oshima Shipbuilding launched a new state-of-the-art 65k open-hatch...
May 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas’ 27th Hellenic Marine Technical Committee meeting

Bureau Veritas’ 27th Hellenic Marine Technical Committee meeting
l to r: Nikos Argyros (Laskaridis Shipping Co Ltd),  Bill Stamatopoulos (Inspectorate Hellas), Michael Sterghiou (Inspectorate Hellas),  and George Andreadis. The 27th Marine Technical Committee Meeting of  Bureau Veritas Piraeus,  took place on May 23rd 2017 and hosted by  George Andreadis, Marine...
May 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Events, Technical, Technology | Read More

Inmarsat offers risk assessment for cyber security industry working group

Inmarsat offers risk assessment for cyber security industry working group
30 May, 2017: Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L) is giving its full backing to a new joint working group formed by the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) to develop a coordinated position on cybercrime and its prevention.  The maritime industry’s leading satellite service provider said...
May 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More