Tag: <span>Certification</span>

Vessel CO2 measurement system awarded KR type approval
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Vessel CO2 measurement system awarded KR type approval

The Korean Register (KR) has awarded Singapore-based Marine Technology Solutions a type approval certificate for its direct and continuous CO2 emission measurement system, Carbon Lens. The type approval certificate, which was awarded based on the IMO’s NOx Technical Code and Guidelines from KR, is the first of its kind to be awarded to a manufacturer....

Ballard secures DNV type approval for marine fuel cell module
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Ballard secures DNV type approval for marine fuel cell module

Ballard Power Systems has received Europe’s industry first type approval by DNV for its marine fuel cell module FCwave. The type approval marks an important step in commercialising Ballard’s fuel cell technology for marine applications and is key to including fuel cells as part of zero-emission solutions for the marine industry. The type approval process...

BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships
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BV rule addresses safety of fuel cells on ships

Bureau Veritas (BV) has released a new rule note (NR 547) on fuel cell power systems on board ships. The rule note covers safety requirements for ships using any type of fuel cell technology, providing rules for the arrangement and installation of fuel cell power systems and the delivery of electrical energy. Over the last...

Furuno Hellas receives LR AiP for voyage data recorder digital twin
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Furuno Hellas receives LR AiP for voyage data recorder digital twin

Furuno Hellas has been awarded Approval in Principle from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for the HermAce voyage data recorder (VDR) digital twin and remote service as an alternative to onboard annual VDR performance testing. This is the first verification carried out by a classification society of a digital twin specifically designed for this purpose. LR’s verification...

OneOcean expands environmental offering with LogCentral
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OneOcean expands environmental offering with LogCentral

OneOcean has announced the addition of four new record books to LogCentral, the company’s electronic record book solution, as well as the confirmation of approval from all major flag states. The four new record books include: Seal Register Record Book Biofouling Record Book Sewage Record Book Scrubber Record Book LogCentral’s Electronic Record Books provide a...

Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS
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Shift Clean Energy secures BV approval for ESS

Shift Clean Energy (Shift) has received certification from Bureau Veritas (BV) for its clean energy storage solution (ESS). This is the second major certification Shift has received for its ESS. BV’s marine and offshore division has approved Shift’s lithium-ion battery-based ESS use in fully electric or hybrid vessels as well as on land uses. The...

KR awards AIP for ammonia-fuelled ships
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KR awards AIP for ammonia-fuelled ships

The Korean Register (KR) awarded approval in principal (AIP) to two green ammonia-fuelled ships at KR’s Seoul branch office. One of the ships is a 60,000m3 ammonia-fuelled ammonia carrier and the other is a 38,000m3 ammonia carrier/bunkering ship, developed by Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE), Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD)....

LR accepted as renewable energy certification body (RECB)
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LR accepted as renewable energy certification body (RECB)

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has been accepted as the world’s first renewable energy certification body (RECB) for marine energy by the international electrotechnical commission’s renewable energy system, (IECRE). IECRE operates the global conformity assessment system in the three electrically producing renewable energy sectors: solar photovoltaic (PV) energy, wind energy, and marine energy. With IECRE recognition as...

Wärtsilä awarded marine sector commercial certification for EU Stage V compliance
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Wärtsilä awarded marine sector commercial certification for EU Stage V compliance

Wärtsilä has received marine sector commercial certification for compliance with the EU’s Stage V standards. The Stage V legislation, which came into force in 2020, tightens restrictions on non-road engines and equipment, and sets stricter limits on emissions, especially particulate matter (PM) and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The certification applies to the total solution, including...

Ecochlor receives IMO type approval for BWMS
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Ecochlor receives IMO type approval for BWMS

Ecochlor has received IMO BWMS (ballast water management system) Code type approval for its EcoOne and EcoOne Hybrid BWMSs from the Norwegian Maritime Authority. This certification is an amendment to Ecochlor’s existing BWMS type approval and is in accordance with the recent and more stringent standards set by IMO Resolution MEPC.300 (72), Code for Approval...

ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s predictive maintenance solution
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ClassNK certifies Alpha Ori’s predictive maintenance solution

Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT) has secured certification for its predictive maintenance solution, AssetAI, from ClassNK. A real-time cloud-based module, created specifically for the marine market, AssetAI, utilises machine learning algorithms on real-time sensor data to provide actionable insights. As operational expenditure in shipping increases, preventive maintenance isn’t sufficient as a status quo. It is increasingly...

DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system
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DNV awards AiP to DSME for rotor sail system

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the DSME rotor sail system, an eco-friendly ship technology applicable to large oil tankers and LNG carriers. The approved rotor sail system is one of the next-generation fuel-saving eco-friendly auxiliary propulsion technologies. A rotor sail system incorporates the installation...