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DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping

DNV GL: Standardisation can help enable the digital transformation of shipping
… Hamburg/Oslo, 17 November 2017: Classification society DNV GL has released a new position paper setting out the importance of standardisation in enabling the growth of digital applications in the maritime industry. Drawing from the experiences gained from digital pilot projects focused on ship...
November 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL line optimization brings ten per cent fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels

DNV GL line optimization brings ten per cent fuel savings for Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ new expedition cruise vessels
Pressure distribution on the optimized hull Hamburg, 9 November 2017: Design changes made as a result of working with DNV GL has resulted in projected annual fuel savings of more than ten per cent for the new Hapag-Lloyd Cruises passenger expedition ships. The two vessels, HANSEATIC nature and HANSEATIC...
November 9th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets | Read More

Bureau Veritas to class CMA CGM’s LNG fuelled ultra-large containerships

Bureau Veritas to class CMA CGM’s LNG fuelled ultra-large containerships
Philippe Donche-Gay, President, Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore The 22,000 TEU ships will be built under BV Classification Bureau Veritas has provided significant support with feasibility studies to provide project confidence Award to Bureau Veritas further underlines leadership in gas fuelled...
November 8th, 2017 | Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Wilhelmsen eyes efficiency gains by sharing data on DNV GL’s Veracity platform

Wilhelmsen eyes efficiency gains by sharing data on DNV GL’s Veracity platform
Veracity: Wilhelmsen’s Digital Journey (subtitles) Oslo/Høvik – Wilhelmsen is exploring concrete ways of leveraging their data on DNV GL’s Veracity industry platform. In one of the first data sharing pilot projects on the new open platform, Wilhelmsen is testing a system to share ship...
November 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system

Kongsberg receives first DNV GL cyber security type approval for its K-IMS system
Knut Omberg, Principal Engineer at DNV GL – Maritime (left), presents Roar Simensen, Product Adviser – Connected Vessels & Information management at Kongsberg Maritime (right), with the new type approval. Høvik/Hamburg, 2 November 2017: As the shipping industry digitalizes, vessels are...
November 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Technical, Technology | Read More

ClassNK wins The Safer, Cleaner Seas Award at the Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards

ClassNK wins The Safer, Cleaner Seas Award  at the Lloyd’s List Asia Pacific Awards
(Picture Centre) Tetsuya Hayashi, Regional Manager of South Asia and Oceania, ClassNK Singapore – Leading classification society ClassNK picked up the Lloyd’s List Safer, Cleaner Seas Award for raising global awareness and environmental standards through its ship recycling activities at the...
October 27th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment | Read More

Liberty Blue appoints KR to provide classification services

Liberty Blue appoints KR to provide classification services
Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue, a Leer-based German shipping company to provide classification services to the company. KR and Liberty Blue representatives at the signing of the agreement; From Left to right Mr. Min (KR),...
October 19th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet

DNV GL rolls out electronic certificates across entire fleet
DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 16 October 2017: In a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory...
October 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus

Lloyd’s Register expresses support to the new Faculty of Marine Science and Technology of the University of Cyprus
Nick Brownthird from the left),  ( Marine and Offshore Director of Lloyd’s Register presenting to the Mayor of Larnaka and the Rector of the University of Cyprus the LR publication “Maritime Science and Technology” On Tuesday October 10th the Rector of the University of Cyprus Professor...
October 16th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Classification Societies, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, People and Places, Press and Media | Read More

DNV GL: Ship trials in the virtual world

DNV GL: Ship trials in the virtual world
A vessel’s hydrodynamic performance is an important factor in its fuel efficiency and life-cycle costs. Understanding the characteristics that shape performance can result in a competitive advantage during the conceptual design and bidding phase of a newbuilding project, or during the purchasing process...
October 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop

DNV GL’s new Virtual Trial application brings CFD simulation to every desktop
Virtual Trial – A 3D viewer lets users investigate flow details (Copyright DNV GL) Hamburg, 12 October 2017: DNV GL’s new “Virtual Trial” application allows yards and owners to use computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation to analyze, compare and benchmark the fuel efficiency of hull...
October 12th, 2017 | Chartering, Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

The HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign comes to a close in southern Evia

The HELMEPA-Lloyd’s Register Foundation Campaign comes to a close in southern Evia
From the clean-up HELMEPA’s “Educational Community and Public Awareness Campaign on the Marine Environment, Shipping and Sciences” was concluded on a positive note in Karystos and Marmari, under the auspices of the local Municipality, with prospects for new synergies  The Campaign is supported...
October 11th, 2017 | Charity, Classification Societies, Environment, Shipmanagement | Read More

Bureau Veritas meets industry needs with the release of new rules for FSRUs

Bureau Veritas meets industry needs with the release of new rules for FSRUs
FSRU Experience, Courtesy of Exmar Provision made for ‘pure’ FSRUs and units needing flexibility to trade as LNG carriers Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, October 9th, 2017 –  Bureau Veritas has now published a new Rule (NR645) for the classification of Floating Storage and Regasification Units (FSRUs)...
October 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”

Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable”
Snapshot from panel, elemed, Limassol event, 28/9/2017 Elemed discussion at Limassol Port “electrification as the key to sustainable port & shipping operations” The prospects of using electricity in marine transportation and the links with the renewable sources of energy, were the main areas...
October 5th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

HMD receives approval in principle for cargo handling system design for 6,600m³ LNG bunkering vessel

HMD receives approval in principle for cargo handling system design for 6,600m³ LNG bunkering vessel
29 September 2017 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600 m³ LNG bunkering vessel. HMD and the Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Corporate Research Centre jointly developed the cargo handling...
September 29th, 2017 | Classification Societies, LNG | Read More

First composite, personal submarine classed by Lloyd’s Register

First composite, personal submarine classed by Lloyd’s Register
An image of the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S is the first composite submersible designed, built and tested to LR Rules 28 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has classed the DeepFlight Super Falcon 3S in accordance with its Rules for the Construction and Classification...
September 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Sports, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Distributed ledger for engineered systems: hype or hope?

Distributed ledger for engineered systems: hype or hope?
London, 27 September 2017  A new report published by The Alan Turing Institute and Lloyd’s Register Foundation identifies significant potential for engineers to use distributed ledger/blockchain technology to improve safety However, understanding of this new technology remains a major issue and...
September 27th, 2017 | Charity, Classification Societies | Read More

DNV GL creates new 1,000 strong organization to accelerate digital drive

DNV GL creates new 1,000 strong organization to accelerate digital drive
Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad DNV GL establishes a dedicated Digital Solutions organization by consolidating its digital business across the Group, to be headed by Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad. Høvik, 27 September 2017: DNV GL is creating a specialized Digital Solutions organization, consisting of...
September 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, HR, IT and Communications, News, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

The ‘unreasonable’ cost of casualty repairs…

The ‘unreasonable’ cost of casualty repairs…
Willum Richards (left) and Keith Martin. The ‘unreasonable’ cost of casualty repairs: Association of Average Adjusters chairman details claims dilemmas Marine underwriters and insurance brokers have been urged to keep up to date with the changing ramifications for repair of casualty-stricken ships,...
September 26th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Insurance, News | Read More

Bureau Veritas joins Global Industry Alliance (GIA)

Bureau Veritas joins Global Industry Alliance (GIA)
Philippe Donche-Gay The GIA will support the implementation of energy efficiency measures for ships and shipping Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, September 25, 2017 – At a ceremony in Singapore today Bureau Veritas formally joined the Global Industry Alliance (GIA). Philippe Donche-Gay, President Marine...
September 25th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Innovation comes from diversity

Innovation comes from diversity
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s Search for interested parties working in innovative digital technology that could be applied within the maritime sector 15 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has today issued a global call for partners active in the area of innovative digital technologies...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office

Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa, Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, ClassNK London Office
Mitsuhiko Kidogawa Among other things our viewers have already read and seen  during the LISW 2017 we bring you this very down to earth business news, the Interview with Mitsuhiko Kidogawa,  who has been recently appointed Regional Manager of Europe and Africa, in ClassNK’s London Office: Could...
September 15th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Korean Register joins Green Award

Korean Register joins Green Award
(from left) Mr. H. C. Lee (Excutive Vice President, KR), Mr. Lee Jeong-kie (Chairman & CEO, KR), Dr. Peter M. Swift (Member of the Advisory Board of the Green Award Foundation), Mr. Jan Fransen (Managing Director, Green Award Foundation) Korean Register has joined Green Award as a part of its incentives...
September 15th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Environment, Events, News | Read More

Small boats in military service can now be certified under a single code, reducing complexity and confusion

Small boats in military service can now be certified under a single code, reducing complexity and confusion
British and French amphibious assault craft take part in Exercise Corsican Lion. LR Grey Code to certify small boats in military service launched at DSEI in London 13 September 2017 – Lloyd’s Register (LR) has launched the LR Grey Code for boats under 24m in length today at DSEI at London’s...
September 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Military, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

First ever marine type approval system for cyber enabled components announced

First ever marine type approval system for cyber enabled components announced
Luis Benito Lloyd’s Register (LR) releases Type Approval Requirements for components within Cyber Enabled Systems on board Ships – Procedure for Network and Network-related devices 11 September 2017 – Introduction of this type approval procedure is important, as it defines a critical point in...
September 12th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More