Archive for the ‘Classification Societies’ Category

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs

DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs
Presentation of the AIPs in Shanghai DNV GL awards CMHI AIPs for two new offshore designs Shanghai, 17 April 2019: Classification society DNV GL has presented China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) with Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates for two new offshore units: an arctic single column drilling...
April 17th, 2019 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

IACS 2018 Annual Review published today

IACS 2018 Annual Review published today
IACS 2018 Annual Review published today We are pleased to announce to our viewers that the 2018 IACS Annual Review is now available to download from IACS’s website at:  www.iacs.org.uk/about/iacs-annual-review-2018   Meantime following from IACS Permanent Secretariat: It has been a notable year...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Classification Societies, IACS, Reports | Read More

Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as a ship fuel

Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as a ship fuel
Signing the framework agreement (front from left): Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria, DNV GL’s Regional Manager for South East Asia, Pacific and India, and Aziz Merchant, Executive Director, Keppel Marine & Deepwater Technology. Keppel and DNV GL team up to promote LNG as aship fuel Singapore,...
April 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

LR announces collaboration to develop industry-first ocean-going autonomous navigation system

LR announces collaboration to develop industry-first ocean-going autonomous navigation system
..   LR announces collaboration to develop industry-first ocean-going autonomous navigation system Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between ST Engineering Electronics Ltd., Mitsui & Co., Ltd and Lloyd’s Register. Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced today – during Singapore Maritime...
April 10th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Leading maritime capitals of the world report 2019: Singapore still on top

Leading maritime capitals of the world report 2019: Singapore still on top
… Leading maritime capitals of the world report 2019: Singapore still on top Singapore, 10 April 2019: The Leading Maritime Capitals report for 2019 is out, with fresh insight on which maritime metropolises provide the best support for companies in shipping and related services. Criteria include...
April 10th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Shipping Centers | Read More

Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition

Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition
Global launch of data utilization platform announced at Sea Asia Exhibition Tokyo – The wholly owned subsidiary set up by ClassNK, Ship Data Center Co., Ltd. (ShipDC), announced the global launch of IoS-OP (Internet of ships open platform), a platform for data distribution and utilization under common...
April 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry

Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry
JIP participants at the DNV GL AM technology Centre of excellence, March 2019 Joint Industry Program in Singapore aims to boost the use of additive manufacturing in the maritime industry Singapore, 09 April 2019: DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based...
April 9th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’

Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens on LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’
To the left at the podium, Dr. John Kokarakis who hosted and coordinated the meeting; to the right the panel of discussants ‘LNG Carriers: Present Challenges & Future Trends’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Athens, Greece, on a topic of growing interest for the Greek ship owners Piraeus, April...
April 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, LNG | Read More

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design

DNV GL awards ShipInox first AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design
AiP handover session in Norway (from left): Magnus Lindgren (DNV GL), Pål Spilleth (DNV GL), Johan P. Tutturen (DNV GL), Ivar Kollsgård (ShipInox), Rune Østbøe (ShipInox), Endre O. Sund (ShipInox) and Karolina Lundgren (Norwegian Maritime Authority). (Source: DNV GL) DNV GL awards ShipInox first...
April 2nd, 2019 | Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, LNG, News | Read More

ClassNK Provides Support with the 2020 Sulphur Cap

ClassNK Provides Support with the 2020 Sulphur Cap
ClassNK Provides Support with the 2020 Sulphur Cap Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has developed “Guidance for onboard use of Compliant Fuel Oil with SOx regulation from 2020” and an implementation plan sample for switching to compliant fuel oil in order to support the industry...
April 2nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More

Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass Meets with IMO Secretary General

Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass Meets with IMO Secretary General
  IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim and IRClass Arun Sharma Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman, IRClass Meets with IMO Secretary General During a recent trip to London, Mr. Arun Sharma, Executive Chairman of leading classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), paid a visit...
April 1st, 2019 | Classification Societies, IACS, IMO | Read More

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach

ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach
ClassNK Releases its Cyber Security Approach   World class support, anytime anywhere in the world Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has released the ClassNK Cyber Security Approach which outlines its basic approach to ensuring onboard cyber security for ships. It was released alongside...
March 29th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Safety and Security | Read More

LR launches industry first airborne noise notation for ships in ports

LR launches industry first airborne noise notation for ships in ports
LR launches industry first airborne noise notation for ships in ports Lloyd’s Register (LR) has released a new airborne noise emission notation (ABN) and ShipRight procedure to meet increasing demand for a standard and methodology to control airborne noise emissions from ships. The new notation...
March 28th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, News, Pollution, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lloyd’s Register provides independent measurement on the outcome of Genoil’s GHU demonstration

Lloyd’s Register provides independent measurement on the outcome of Genoil’s GHU demonstration
Lloyd’s Register provides independent measurement on the outcome of Genoil’s GHU demonstration Landmark process demonstration, shows that Genoil’s GHU unit can convert High Sulphur Heavy Fuel Oil into 2020 compliant marine fuel NEW YORK – 28 March 2019 – Genoil Inc., the publicly traded...
March 28th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

Are you ready for 2020 Fuels?

Are you ready for 2020 Fuels?
Are you ready for 2020 Fuels? IBC 2019 will most likely be the last conference to get the latest status, market overviews and solutions before you set sail into these challenging waters.  Bureau Veritas VeriFuel is proud to be the main sponsor of the International Bunker Conference (IBC) for the fourth...
March 26th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design

Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design
Korea’s DHSC  Surging ahead with an eco-friendly Aframax design In a joint development project, Korea’s DHSC and DNV GL have come up with a highly efficient LNG-fuelled Aframax design. DHSC turned to DNV GL for the LNG-specific expertise the shipbuilder was lacking. The resulting design features...
March 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, LNG, News, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project

Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project
Bourbon 508, an OSV stationed off Angola Bureau Veritas marks remote survey first with Kongsberg Maritime in Bourbon’s ‘Smart Ship’ project  Bureau Veritas has successfully completed the first remote inspection and audit survey using Kongsberg’s DP Digital Survey solution on ‘Bourbon 508’,...
March 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More

Learning from incidents the “HOT” way

Learning from incidents the “HOT” way
Preventing incidents takes a learning organization with an effective incident investigation process that delivers meaningful outcomes. This process must be able to explain how and why processes in the safety management system succeed or fail. When this is clear, systemic measures for improvement can...
March 21st, 2019 | Classification Societies, Technical, Technology | Read More

‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus…

‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus…
Dr. John Kokarakis ‘Ship Management in the Digital Era’ – a Bureau Veritas seminar in Limassol, Cyprus, addressed the needs of managers in today’s ever more complex world Following presentations by BV experts, the seminar focused on the latest digital tools that Bureau Veritas has launched in...
March 12th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union

Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union
Beyond Brexit – DNV GL on the UK leaving the European Union We have been closely following the Brexit negotiations and, as the UK nears departure from the EU, how we adapt and respond to the changes will shape the UK’s future economic strength and success. I feel that the time is right to contact...
March 6th, 2019 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore

Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore
Tim Protheroe as Regional Chief Executive, Marine & Offshore, North America Tim Protheroe to head North American activities for Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore With 40 years of industry experience from deck officer to senior industry professional, the class executive’s appointment is the latest...
March 5th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles | Read More

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System

DNV GL issues Norsepower first-ever design type approval for onboard Wind Propulsion System
Seppo Liukkonen, Principal Surveyor, DNV GL (centre), presenting the first-ever type approval design certificate for onboard wind propulsion system, to Jarkko Väinämö, Norsepower CTO (right), and Otto Valkeisenmäki, Norsepower Certification Engineer (left). HELSINKI – 5 March 2019: Norsepower...
March 5th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Awards, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

KR certifies Songa Shipmanagement as cyber security compliant​

KR certifies Songa Shipmanagement as cyber security compliant​
Joanne Pauline CCSO (Company Cyber Security Officer) Songa Shipmanagement, Kenneth MacLeod, CEO Songa Shipmanagement and Jeoungkyu Lim and Kaemyoung Park, Team Leader from KR’s Cyber Certification Team. Korean Register (KR) has completed a comprehensive cyber security audit of Songa Shipmanagement...
February 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Safety and Security | Read More

Greece takes centre stage for RINA

Greece takes centre stage for RINA
l to r: Maro Varvate, Spyros Zolotas, Nello Sulfaro, Massimo Volta and Stefanos Chatzinikolaou Recognising the importance of the Greek shipping market RINA, the ship classification, testing, inspection, certification and consulting engineering multinational, announced this week that it has restructured...
February 22nd, 2019 | Classification Societies | Read More

FREE Marine Fuel White Paper from VeriFuel

FREE Marine Fuel White Paper from VeriFuel
Charlotte Røjgaard Marine fuel quality analysis by VeriFuel helps prevent ship engine failure, unscheduled maintenance and downtime. As part of VeriFuel’s marine industry thought leadership, our Global Technical Manager, Charlotte Røjgaard, has published a white paper titled – Investigative...
February 20th, 2019 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More