Archive for the ‘Classification Societies’ Category

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation

ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation
Tokyo – Leading classification society ClassNK has issued EGCSR-F (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready Full) notations to nine ships operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. This notification signifies that the ship fulfills requirement for SOx scrubber retrofitting. Following discussions on the implementation...
March 24th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. demonstrates commitment to a sustainable maritime industry with MRV assessment from LRQA

Capital Ship Management Corp. demonstrates commitment to a sustainable maritime industry with MRV assessment from LRQA
Capital Ship Management Corp. demonstrates commitment to a sustainable maritime industry with MRV assessment from LRQA Capital Ship Management becomes the first LRQA client worldwide to have MRV Monitoring Plan assessed. Athens, Greece, March 23, 2017. Capital Ship Management Corp. completed the first...
March 23rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens

Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL meets in Athens
Group Photo of DNV GL Greek Technical Committee Athens, February 21st, 2017 – The Annual Greek Technical Committee of DNV GL attended by its members, gathered in the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel, in Athens. Chairman’s opening address The acting Chairman, Sokratis Dimakopoulos, made an introduction...
March 22nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, News, People and Places, Pollution, Technical | Read More

DNV GL Maritime Academy News March/April 2017

DNV GL Maritime Academy News March/April 2017
Dr. Marina Papaioannou Dear Viewers of ALL ABOUT SHIPPING, In this edition you will read about:    WMU and DNV GL Maritime Academy partner on new Postgraduate Diploma in Maritime Safety and Security Cyber Security – now! DNV GL & Seagull Maritime launches Cyber Security training IMO clarifies...
March 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…

LR announces its Cyber Secure programme…
Nick Brown LR announces its Cyber Secure programme – a unique, world-class approach to providing cyber security services to the marine and offshore industry Enabling a cyber-smart maritime industry 13 March 2017 – Recognising the need to go further than ensuring the safe integration of cyber...
March 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Korean Register launches new ICT Center

Korean Register launches new ICT Center
KR Chairman and CEO, Mr JK Lee Korean Register launches new ICT Center to accelerate development of advanced technology applications for the maritime industry Korean Register (KR) – an IACS member classification society – has opened a new ICT (information communications technology) Center...
March 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Shipmanagement | Read More

IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport held during ESW

IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport held during ESW
Digitalisation of Maritime Transport IACS/EU Workshop on Digitalisation of Maritime Transport sees 80+ attendees hear industry and regulatory leaders outline thoughts on ongoing and future initiatives. (Brussels) – The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), in cooperation...
March 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IACS | Read More

LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services…

LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services…
LRQA achieves ISO 14065 accreditation to globally deliver services for the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of emissions reports under MRV Regulation Following an extensive audit by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), LRQA has been accredited to globally deliver services for...
March 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

EU Maritime MRV accreditation enables Bureau Veritas clients to meet deadline for compliance

EU Maritime MRV accreditation enables Bureau Veritas clients to meet deadline for compliance
Patrick Le-Dily. Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, 1 March 2017 – Bureau Veritas, the leading international classification society, has gained accreditation from United Kingdom Accreditation Services (UKAS), in their pilot scheme, to carry out assessments and verifications for compliance with the European...
March 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Regulatory, Shipmanagement | Read More

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class

New Subsea 7 heavy construction vessel built to LR class
The “Seven Arctic” 28 February 2017 – Subsea 7’s newest heavy construction flexlay vessel, Seven Arctic, has been designed and built to Lloyd’s Register (LR) class. Designed to meet the demands of deepwater and harsh environments, she can work at depths of 3,000m and features three...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Oceanology, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified

Marina d’Arechi: the first Italian Port director Rina certified
Anna Cannavacciuolo Anna Cannavacciuolo, Marina Manager at Marina d’Arechi, yesterday became the very first person to be awarded a diploma qualifying her as Port Director by the prestigious RINA Services. This certification was awarded following a multidisciplinary course and examination on the...
February 28th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Company Profiles, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Person Profiles, Regulatory, Yachting | Read More

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports

Simulating LNG operations in Poseidon Med II ports
Simulator’s graphics view of a typical feeder vessel operating at Port of Patras/ Source: Patras LNG Bunkering Manoeuvring Simulation Study Report, November 2016) Since November 2016, a series of navigation simulation workshops have been delivered by the European co-funded project Poseidon Med II in...
February 21st, 2017 | Bunkering, Classification Societies, Energy, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More

The Time is now

The Time is now
Spyridon Zolotas, Area Manager for Greece and Cyprus on the podium with Stefanos Chatzinikolaou, Manager of RINA Academy Hellas, Alessandro Pescetto, Sector Manager Innovation of RINA Services, Giorgos Plevrakis, Business Development Manager of RINA Hellas and Michael Markogiannis, Manager of Plan Approval...
February 20th, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Maritime Education and Training, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data

DNV GL’s new Veracity industry platform unlocks the potential of big data
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen London/Oslo, 9 February 2016: DNV GL is launching a new industry data platform – “Veracity” – to help the maritime industry improve its profitability and explore new business models through digitalization. The Veracity industry data platform is designed to help companies...
February 17th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED floodlights for Port Facility-use to Stanley Electric

ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED floodlights for Port Facility-use to Stanley Electric
l-r: Koichi Fujiwara, Chairman and President (ClassNK); Masahiro Sagae Executive Officer, Executive General Manager Lighting Application Division (Stanley Electric) Tokyo– Leading classification society ClassNK has issued the first Type Certification for LED floodlights for port facility-use to Stanley...
February 16th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News | Read More

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today

Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today
Alasdair Buchanan Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies...
February 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment | Read More

New DNV GL standard ensures reliable DP capability assessments

New DNV GL standard ensures reliable DP capability assessments
Luca Pivano, Principal Specialist DP Simulations, Marine Cybernetics Advisory at DNV GL – Maritime (right) speaking about the DNVGL-ST-0111 standard at the European Dynamic Positioning Conference in London DNV GL presented its new standard for assessing the station keeping capability of DP (dynamic...
February 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training

16th of March: Cyber Security – General awareness training
ΝΕW! Cyber Security – General awareness training DNV GL acknowledges that the maritime sector is in need of adequate cyber security to safeguard organizations, assets and information. To that end, Maritime Academy Hellas is offering on 16 March 2017, a 1-day general awareness Cyber Security...
February 13th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Corruption, Defense, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register

Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in report from Lloyd’s Register
Alasdair Buchanan Lloyd’s Register Technology Radar – Low Carbon report launched today Low carbon technologies are now cost competitive with fossil fuels and innovation is gathering pace across the sector, finds a new report by Lloyd’s Register. But which technologies will have the most...
February 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for Diving Systems

Bureau Veritas releases new rules for Diving Systems
LEXMAR saturation diving bell – rated to 350m The new rules provide a clear procedure for the certification of the diving system components and are consistent with the diving industry practice, creating clarity and reducing duplication Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, February 08, 2017 – Leading international...
February 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology, Underwater Shipping | Read More

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER

DNV GL & ARCADIA: Best PSC performance award to the vessel AEGEAN POWER
l to r: George Teriakidis (DNV GL), Ioannis Loizos (DNV GL), Capt. D. Mattheou (Arcadia), and I.oannis Chiotopoulos (DNV GL), Mr. A. Pagalos (DNV GL) AEGEAN POWER was built by Samsung Heavy Industries at Korea under DNV class, with class assignment date 5th April 2007, and the vessel has remained in...
February 8th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Events, Regulatory, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification

PC Maritime gets DNV-GL ECDIS certification
PC Maritime gets DNV GL ECDIS certification DNV-GL has issued an official certificate for PC Maritime’s Navmaster ECDIS after the company passed all the tests. Navmaster ECDIS is up-to-date against all current standards including the new IEC 61174 Edt. 4 and the IHO Presentation Library Edt 4.0. Most...
February 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance

Enhanced software facilitates IACS compliance
… New features enable swift compliance evaluation for both current and upcoming CSR requirements 2 February 2017 – Common Structural Rules Software LLC, a joint venture company formed by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and ABS, has released a software upgrade that simplifies compliance with current...
February 2nd, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

“My Jobs” – a new digital application for Bureau Veritas surveyors

“My Jobs” – a new digital application for Bureau Veritas surveyors
… Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, January 30, 2017 – the latest digital development launched by BV supports in-service surveyors with a new ‘app’ for their class and statutory surveys “My Jobs” is a mobile application developed by the Marine & Offshore division of Bureau Veritas (BV) to...
January 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei

Greener ship recycling: DNV GL to certify 50 IHMs for Norddeutsche Reederei
A DNV GL HazMat Expert doing a visual check for pipe gasket sampling. Hamburg, 27 January 2016: DNV GL and Norddeutsche Reederei H. Schuldt have signed a contract to carry out Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) certifications for the shipping company’s managed fleet of more than 50 vessels. The...
January 27th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Health and Safety, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Ship Demolitions | Read More