Tag: DNV GL

Eight low-emission vessel concept designs
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Eight low-emission vessel concept designs

The shipping industry is ramping up its efforts to decarbonise by exploring the use of alternative fuels and technologies. Last week, a study led by Lloyd’s Register revealed that by 2030 zero emission vessels need to be entering the world fleet if the industry is to come close to achieving the IMO 2050 GHG emissions...

StormGeo and DNV GL partner on fleet performance solution
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StormGeo and DNV GL partner on fleet performance solution

StormGeo and DNV GL have agreed to consolidate their fleet performance solutions under one banner. DNV GL’s ECO Insight and Navigator Insight solutions will be combined with StormGeo’s FleetDSS and ship reporting solutions to offer shippers a complete fleet performance portfolio. The solution will offer route advisory, weather intelligence, navigation and planning, and fleet performance...

Klaveness and DNV GL complete world’s first digital survey
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Klaveness and DNV GL complete world’s first digital survey

DNV GL and Klaveness Ship Management have performed the world’s first digital survey on-board the containership MV Bardu. The survey provided full insight into the maintenance data without the surveyor and principal engineer for DNV GL, Rolf Petter Hancke stepping on-board the vessel. Live dashboards at the Klaveness office in Olso allowed Hancke to examine the...

New vessel design supports liquefied hydrogen bunkering
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New vessel design supports liquefied hydrogen bunkering

Moss Maritime, Equinor, Wilhelmsen, and DNV-GL have developed a design for a liquefied hydrogen (LH2) bunker vessel. Large-scale use of hydrogen across both the land and maritime sectors will require specific vessels tailored to transporting and bunkering liquefied hydrogen. The project, sponsored by Innovation Norway, aims to clarify challenges and find solutions for storage and...

Scrubbers most popular option for immediate 2020 compliance
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Scrubbers most popular option for immediate 2020 compliance

Scrubbers are a popular option for immediate 2020 compliance, despite long-term concerns regarding HFO fuel availability and maintenance of the systems. DNV GL has found that 28 per cent of participants of its scrubber webinar held last week are looking towards scrubbers for 2020 compliance. A recent surge in scrubber orders supports a scrubber heavy...

Green Corridor project delivers LNG-fuelled bulk carrier designs
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Green Corridor project delivers LNG-fuelled bulk carrier designs

The Green Corridor Joint Industry Project (JIP) has delivered a Newcastlemax iron ore and coal carrier powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) as part of phase 1a of the project and upsized it to a very large ore carrier (VLOC) in phase 1b. The purpose of the Green Corridor project is to develop an LNG-fuelled...

Very large ethane carrier design receives AiP from DNV GL
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Very large ethane carrier design receives AiP from DNV GL

DNV GL has awarded Chinese shipyard Jiangnan with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a 93,000-cubic meter (cbm) very large ethane carrier, Panda E. The ethane carrier will utilise GTT’s reinforced Mark III cargo containment system with a design temperature of minus 104 degrees centigrade. The design feature four standard cargo holds...

FUELSAVE submits application to join DNV GL’s CO2 Challenge
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FUELSAVE submits application to join DNV GL’s CO2 Challenge

German company FUELSAVE has applied to become a partner of the CO2 Challenge, an initiative set up by Cargill, Rainmaking, and DNV GL to reduce vessels’ CO2 emissions. FUELSAVE manufacturers fuel saving additive FS Marine+, which was launched at the beginning of the year and is designed to cut fuel consumption and reduce emissions from...

DNV GL launches additive manufacturing approval programme
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DNV GL launches additive manufacturing approval programme

DNV GL has launched an Approval of Manufacturer (AoM) programme that will enable additive manufacturing (AM) producers to supply products that comply with the DNV GL rules and standards. Additive manufacturing covers three dimensional objects that are created by adding layers of materials. It includes technologies such as 3D printing, rapid prototyping (RP), direct digital...

WinGD, VAF, and Viswa Lab connect to DNV GL fleet performance solution
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WinGD, VAF, and Viswa Lab connect to DNV GL fleet performance solution

WinGD, VAF Instruments and Viswa Lab have signed an agreement with DNV GL to improve vessel performance by making use of the classification society’s ECO Insight fleet performance solution. ECO Insight, which is installed on more than 2,000 vessels, provides data and analysis of a fleet’s performance. Its dashboards show voyage, hull and propeller, engine,...

DNV GL launches Alternative Fuels Insight platform
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DNV GL launches Alternative Fuels Insight platform

Classification society DNV GL has launched a new alternative fuels insight (AFI) platform to help the industry understand the developing market of alternative fuels, including its infrastructure, suppliers, and technologies. “The AFI platform has been developed to rovide a clear picture not only of the fuels and the surrounding infrastructure, but to build links between...