Posts Tagged ‘DNV GL’

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

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

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

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

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate

Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 first on the ballast water treatment market with a revised G8 certificate
Alfa Laval PureBallast Alfa Laval PureBallast 3, the third generation of the market’s leading ballast water treatment technology, is the first solution to meet the revised IMO G8 testing requirements. DNV GL, acting on behalf of the Norwegian Maritime Authority, issued an updated type approval certificate...
February 6th, 2018 | Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, 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

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

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?

BDI@1,668: spectacular fall or …pre-Xmas correction..?
John Faraclas We always maintain the view that in a certain global uncertainty and volatile market one has to be cautious as things can turn upside down and even one index’s fall can cause havoc for the hoi polloi… To the detriment also of the polloi from the shipbroking, analysts and guru fraternity...
December 14th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Holidays, Markets, Music, News, Shipping Indices | Read More

DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks

DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA statement for exoskeleton LNG tanks
DNV GL presented GTT and TECHNOLOG with a GASA statement for the retrofit of very large container vessels (VLCVs) with exoskeleton membrane LNG tanks. From left to right: Helmut Radebold, TECHNOLOG, Geoffroy Beutter, GTT, Henning Pewe, DNV GL – Maritime, Gerd-Michael Würsig, DNV GL – Maritime,...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Ship Conversions | Read More

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine

DNV GL releases the new issue of MARITIME IMPACT magazine
… Shanghai, 5 December 2017: Just in time for the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL has published this year’s second issue of the classification society’s customer and stakeholder magazine MARITIME IMPACT. The theme of the issue is: ‘Smart Operations’. “Today’s shipping...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Communication, Company Profiles, Environment, Press and Media, Technical, Technology | Read More

Wärtsilä enters joint project agreement for shuttle tanker development

Wärtsilä enters joint project agreement for shuttle tanker development
The objective of the joint project agreement is to develop a preliminary production level design for a 127,000 dwt shuttle tanker. The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a joint industry project cooperation (JIP) undertaking with Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company (DSIC), a part of the China Shipbuilding...
December 7th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Marintec China: DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates

Marintec China: DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates
Torgeir Sterri, Regional Manager for Greater China at DNV GL, presented the AiP certificates to Lu Xiao Hui, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of DSIC Shanghai, 6 December 2017 – Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. (DSIC) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates from classification...
December 6th, 2017 | Awards, Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement | Read More

DNV GL at Marintec China: Classification steps up to the digital challenge

DNV GL at Marintec China: Classification steps up to the digital challenge
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, Chairman of IACS and CEO DNV GL Maritime; Shanghai, 5 December 2017: The maritime world is in the middle of a period of rapid change, with increasing digitalization, new regulations and shifting markets. Classification societies can help to remove barriers, speed up the process,...
December 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies | Read More

Jotun turns to DNV GL’s Veracity platform to optimize delivery of maritime coatings

Jotun turns to DNV GL’s Veracity platform to optimize delivery of maritime coatings
Bjørn Tore Markussen Høvik, 04 December 2017 – Jotun is using DNV GL’s Veracity platform to combine external and proprietary data to optimize the delivery of its maritime coatings at port. Veracity creates an ecosystem where users can safely share data and link it to other quality assured...
December 4th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

New WindGEMINI advances wind turbine operations

New WindGEMINI advances wind turbine operations
.. WindGEMINI online digital twin software gives users 24/7 access to advanced wind turbine condition and performance analytics, enabling better informed decisions Software can be used to monitor any turbine, regardless of its make or model to increase production and assess turbine operating life Tool...
November 29th, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Energy, IT and Communications, News | Read More

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

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

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

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

Making headway into alternative fuels

Making headway into alternative fuels
The LPGreen concept design combines the best technologies available today. LPGreen, a joint development project between four leaders in the maritime industry, has been working on a concept design for an LPG carrier capable of operating on LPG fuel. The successful outcome of an innovative project depends...
September 29th, 2017 | Bunkering, Energy, Environment, LPG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | 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

BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO classed by DNV GL

BP’s Glen Lyon FPSO classed by DNV GL
BP Glen Lyon – picture credits BP DNV GL has awarded class to BP’s Glen Lyon Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel located west of Shetland. DNV GL’s Maritime and Oil & Gas business areas have been working closely together, to provide BP with a broad range of technical...
September 8th, 2017 | Classification Societies, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats in the O&G industry

Industry collaboration delivers recommended practice on how to fight cyber threats in the O&G industry
Pål Børre Kristoffersen, Offshore Europe, Aberdeen: The benefits of digitalization in the oil and gas industry are profound, but are also causing cyber risks to emerge. Almost 68%1 of oil and gas companies were affected by at least one significant cyber incident in 2016, and many attacks are assumed...
September 6th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, Safety and Security | Read More