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From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates

From stamp to screen: DNV GL issues over 50,000 electronic certificates
Hamburg, 20 February 2018: With the introduction of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates DNV GL took classification into new territory. Now, just four months after the launch of this new service, more than 50,000 certificates have been issued. “We have been overwhelmed by the...
February 20th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.

Toward the tipping point: new research provides a reality check on the outlook for renewable energy.
Karl Ove Ingebrigtsen Technology Radar 2018 “Renewable Energy” report – launched today by Lloyd’s Register – analyses the sizeable renewable energy impacts in the next five (5) years and beyond. It provides answers from leading industry experts on their optimism, concerns and investment...
February 20th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, News, Reports | Read More

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance

New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance
Propeller shaft system Hamburg/Høvik, 15 February 2018: DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services

Paul Butcher appointed Managing Director, Lloyd’s Register Management Systems & Inspection Services
Paul Butcher Leading assurance provider Lloyd’s Register [LR] is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Butcher as Managing Director, LR Management Systems & Inspection Services.  Based in Birmingham, UK, Paul brings with him over 30 years of leadership experience in global professional...
February 15th, 2018 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

DNV GL in Greece: Showcasing new tools and services at the cutting edge of digitalization

DNV GL in Greece: Showcasing new tools and services at the cutting edge of digitalization
Ioannis Chiotopoulos Piraeus, 2nd February 2018: In a Press Conference that took place recently at DNV GL’s Piraeus offices, Regional Manager, Mr Ioannis Chiotopoulos, and his management team presented DNV GL’s new and updated digital tools and demonstrated how the classification society was using...
February 12th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Press and Media | Read More

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong

ABS Hosts Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval Seminar in Hong Kong
Dr. Chris Leontopoulos, ABS Technology Manager during his presentation ABS Hong Kong hosted a seminar on “Propulsion Systems Optimization and Approval” last November as part of Hong Kong Maritime Week activities. The aim of the seminar was to increase the participants’ awareness of the significant...
February 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Fight Against NOxious Emissions

The Fight Against NOxious Emissions
George Teriakidis, Regional Business Development Manager DNV GL- Region South East Europe & Middle East The IMO’s Tier III limits for nitrous oxide (NOX) emissions from new ships operating in emission control areas (ECAs) are one of the latest regulatory challenges for many shipowners. DNV GL...
February 7th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

Caught in the net: Substandard Turkish cargo ship detained in Hamburg after main engine failure. Very poor working/living conditions

Caught in the net: Substandard Turkish cargo ship detained in Hamburg after main engine failure. Very poor working/living conditions
The Mistral PARIS MoU: Today the Secretariat has posted a new “Caught in the Net” concerning a substandard Turkish cargo ship detained in Hamburg after main engine failure. Very poor working and living conditions for the crew. Full details can be found herebelow:  On 20 July 2017 early afternoon...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Health and Safety, News, Regulatory, Safety and Security | Read More

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel

HMD and LR join forces to build the world’s first ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel
An image of HMD’s ballast-free LNG bunkering vessel design 06 February 2018 – Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) is scheduled to deliver the world’s first ballast free LNG bunkering vessel later this year. The 7,600m³ vessel was ordered by Germany-based Bernhard Schulte Ship management in late...
February 6th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20

DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20
Screenshot of new Nauticus Hull version showing the hull scantling design program. Next generation hull calculation software: DNV GL launches Nauticus Hull version V20 Høvik, 6 February 2018: DNV GL’s Nauticus Hull software has been given a major upgrade to provide improved support for the new DNV...
February 6th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Dry Bulkcarriers, IACS, IT and Communications, News, Safety and Security, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Tankers, Technical, Technology | Read More

Cyber security tests on “Zim Genova” containership demonstrate naval Dome solution

Cyber security tests on “Zim Genova” containership demonstrate naval Dome solution
Naval Dome cyber security testing carried out in port Naval Dome has successfully completed the pilot testing of its multi-layered cyber security system for Lloyd’s Register aboard XT Shipping’s Zim Genova. The 4300TEU containership was operational during the tests, which were supervised by the...
February 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More

DNV GL: Greece as the third home country

DNV GL: Greece as the third home country
Ioannis Chiotopoulos As always,  the innovative DNV GL, presented  its latest research and development for its third home market, Greece, in a press conference held at its Piraeus offices on Friday the 2nd of February. Iris Liaskoni was there and writes: Ioannis Chiotopoulos, together with Jason Stefanatos...
February 4th, 2018 | Classification Societies | Read More

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper

Elemed discussion at Port of Koper
l to r: Boris Popovič, Mayor of the City Municipa-lity of Koper; Violeta Bulc, EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Dimitrij Zadel, President of the Managament Board of Luka Koper; Peter Gašperšič, Minister of Infrastructure of the Republic of Slovenia; Nikolas Paterakis, Chief Operating Officer,...
February 1st, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book

2017 IACS Blue Book published, now complemented by IACS Green Book
The International Association of Classification Societies is pleased to announce the release of the 2017 edition of the IACS Blue Bookwhich is now complemented by the accompanying IACS Green Book.  Together these publications summarise the technical output of IACS and, as such, continue to demonstrate...
January 29th, 2018 | Books, Classification Societies, IACS, Safety and Security | Read More

Maritime Forecast to 2050 – Download your complimentary copy

Maritime Forecast to 2050 – Download your complimentary copy
Here is our Maritime Forecast to 2050 report which we believe may be of interest to you. To obtain a clear and balanced view of the energy future, we created the Energy Transition Outlook (ETO), which models the energy transition through to 2050. In the Maritime Forecast, we take this model and project...
January 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Markets, Reports | Read More

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered

First ever container ship to receive cyber enabled ship descriptive note ‘Cyber AL3 SECURE PERFORM (Energy Management System)’ is delivered
An image of MV COSCO Shipping Aries 20K TEU container ship built by NACKS has an energy management system cyber-certified by LR 16 January 2018 – MV COSCO Shipping Aries, delivered to COSCOS today, is the first ever container ship to receive LR’s Cyber-enabled ship (CES) descriptive note ‘Cyber...
January 16th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Container shipping, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants

DNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricants
Oil sample bottles Oslo/Hamburg, 16 January 2018: Classification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian Hull Club, Gard and Skuld to test the potential influence of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs)...
January 16th, 2018 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register

RIMS go from strength to strength receiving class approval from Lloyd’s Register
Lloyd’s Register Surveyor (front) and David Knukkel, CEO, RIMS BV (back) during practical audit. Drone and robotics specialist RIMS (Robotics In Maintenance Strategies) have received their fourth Classification Certificate as Recognized External Specialists, from Lloyd’s Register for the use of Remote...
January 11th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL: Remote inspections -The Drone Squad

DNV GL: Remote inspections -The Drone Squad
DJI PHANTOM – The DJI Phantom drone can operate for about 20 minutes and is lighter than the Custom drone. It is used for external surveys but can also be flown inside spaces such as tanks. When fitted with its protective shield it is more resistant to damage THE DRONE SQUAD Cezary Galinski, Senior...
January 9th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Risk Profiling is becoming more important to PSC inspections

Risk Profiling is becoming more important to PSC inspections
Port State Control inspections are increasingly focusing on the risk profile of the ship under inspection with inspectors singling out the performance of the ship manager and the flag state recognised organisation (RO) as major factors to concentrate on. Petros Achtypis, Chief Executive Officer of Cyprus-based...
January 8th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Flags, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules

ClassNK releases amendments to class rules
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has announced that it released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 25 December 2017. ClassNK is constantly revising its Rules and Guidance in order to reflect the latest results from relevant research...
December 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Regulatory | Read More

RINA rebranding

RINA rebranding
RINA, a new identity marked by digitalisation The new Cube platform has for the strategic application of data Reflecting a business focussed digital future, RINA, the certification, testing, inspection and consultancy multinational organization, unveiled on the15th of December its new corporate brand...
December 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles | Read More

28th Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas

28th Hellenic Marine Technical Committe of Bureau Veritas
l to r: George Sarris (Enterprises Shipping & Trading S.A), Stavros Daniolos (Minerva Marine Inc.), Bill Stamatopoulos (Inspecto- rate Hellas), Haris Giantzikis (Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd),  Georgios Kavounis (Sea Traders S.A) and Michael Sterghiou (Inspectorate Hellas) . The 28th Marine Technical...
December 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Technical | Read More

First LR classed hydrogen-powered vessel launched

First LR classed hydrogen-powered vessel launched
20 December 2017 – Antwerp maritime group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) has launched its new hydrogen-powered passenger vessel, Hydroville, classed by Lloyd’s Register (LR). The catamaran crew boat is the first LR classed vessel to use hydrogen to power a diesel engine. The advantage of hydrogen...
December 20th, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping to the global economy

Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping to the global economy
Presenters at the DNV GL – Maritime Forecast Launch (L to R): Gerd-Michael Würsig, Business Director Alternative Fuels, DNV GL – Maritime, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO, DNV GL – Maritime, Sverre Alvik, Deputy Program Director, DNV GL, Trond Hodne, Sales and Marketing Director, DNV GL –...
December 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, News | Read More