Posts Tagged ‘DNV GL’

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

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035

Gas to become world’s primary energy source by 2035
Elisabeth Tørstad, CEO, DNV GL – Oil & Gas Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world’s energy future, according to DNV GL’s forecast of the energy transition. While renewable energy will grow its share of the energy mix, oil and gas will account for 44% of world energy supply in...
September 5th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, News, Oil Industry | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 2 Sept. 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 2 Sept. 2017
Cold ironing, as it is known,  has come a long way, and with hybrid power systems on the market, will likely evolve further as a new term, “electric bunkering”, begins to be heard more. This week K-Line said one of its Norwegian offshore vessels, KL Sanderfjord, had become the first to have a “shore...
September 3rd, 2017 | Bunkering, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News | Read More

KL Sandefjord – First Offshore Vessel with DNV GL’s “Shore Power” Class Notation

KL Sandefjord – First Offshore Vessel with DNV GL’s “Shore Power” Class Notation
Th KL Sandefjord The offshore vessel “KL Sandefjord” owned by K Line Offshore AS being a 100% subsidiary of Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd (“K” Line), is the first offshore vessel with the DNV GL class notation “Shore power”. The “Shore power” notation, verifies the design and installation...
August 31st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime

DNV GL applies data analytics techniques to reduce downtime
Kjell Einar Eriksson Opportunities for digitalization are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. However, there are few practical use cases of it yet. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg...
August 18th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Gas, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument

European Commission reports on feasibility of a financial instrument
… NGOs urge that it is necessary to hold the shipping industry accountable Brussels, 11 August 2017 – The European Commission released its report on the viability of a financial incentive for sustainable ship recycling under the EU Ship Recycling Regulation this week. Whilst it acknowledges...
August 11th, 2017 | Environment, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action
ECA ZONES – Independent of the 0.5 per cent global fuel cap, the emission controlareas (ECAs) in Europe and around North America, possibly followedby China in a few years, impose a 0.1 sulphur limit in ship fuel today. According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels...
August 11th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s Digital Journey

DNV GL’s Digital Journey
From electronic certificates, machine learning tools and drone surveys to the launch of a new industry data platform, DNV GL is embracing digitalization to enhance class services and improve communication with customers. Shipping has undergone a remarkable transformation over the past few decades....
August 9th, 2017 | Classification Societies, IT and Communications, News, Shipmanagement, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL carries out its first offshore drone survey

DNV GL carries out its first offshore drone survey
DNV GL has carried out its first offshore drone survey on board the tender support vessel Safe Scandinavia. (Credit: DNV GL) Hamburg, 3 August 2017: DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North...
August 3rd, 2017 | Classification Societies, Film Industry, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ballast Water Treatment Systems at a glance

Ballast Water Treatment Systems at a glance
Ballast water management is among the top environmental issues addressed by new regulations. With the ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention, shipowners are pressed to decide which treatment systems to choose. For manufacturers keen to be selected, attaining type approval by the U.S....
July 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Technical, Technology | Read More

Crude oil tanker owners take advantage of low newbuilding prices

Crude oil tanker owners take advantage of low newbuilding prices
… Too low to say no A prolonged period of weak contracting activity has forced shipyards to drop their newbuilding prices to levels not seen in decades. Crude oil tanker owners have decided to take advantage of the situation, despite the weakening earnings sentiment in their segment. by Jakub Walenkiewicz,...
July 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

DNV GL releases updated DNV GL NOx TIER III compliance guide

DNV GL releases updated DNV GL NOx TIER III compliance guide
Hamburg, 20 July 2017: Classification society DNV GL has developed a new brochure to offer a set of best practices for the design of ships subject to NOx Tier III requirements. It also offers guidance on the considerations that should be taken into account at the newbuilding stage. To ensure the success...
July 20th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Unmanned ships on the horizon

Unmanned ships on the horizon
The AAWA project investigates a broad range of criteria relevant to autonomous shipping, including safety, economic and social aspects. With  a new testbed and several research projects underway, autonomous shipping is one step closer to becoming a reality. And DNV GL is working on developing the necessary...
July 14th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula

Market study reveals huge potential for LNG as a marine fuel in the Iberian Peninsula
Fernando Impuesto With the global fuel sulphur limit of 0.5% entering into force in 2020, the interest towards LNG as a marine fuel is increasing. One of the main obstacles to the accelerated uptake of LNG, however, is the uncertainty regarding future market volumes for LNG. DNV GL has addressed this...
July 10th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Emissions, Energy, Environment, LNG, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technical, Technology | Read More

Ballast water treatment – SunRui becomes first Asian manufacturer to win USCG type approval

Ballast water treatment – SunRui becomes first Asian manufacturer to win USCG type approval
Mr. Fu Hongtian General Manager of Sunrui (left) and Vincent Li, DNV GL’s Regional Business Development Manager for Greater China. Shanghai, 30 June 2017:  The Chinese manufacturer SunRui and classification society DNV GL celebrated last week, as Sunrui became the fourth manufacturer of ballast water...
June 30th, 2017 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

DNV GL’s global network of verification experts to support major new contract with Maersk Oil

DNV GL’s global network of verification experts to support major new contract with Maersk Oil
Liv Hovem DNV GL has won a major contract to provide independent verification services for the Maersk Oil redevelopment of the Tyra Field, offshore Denmark. The Tyra field in the Danish North Sea has been at the centre of Denmark’s national energy infrastructure since 1984, providing 90% of the country’s...
June 21st, 2017 | Classification Societies, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Oil Industry, Technical, Technology | Read More