Tag: <span>DNV GL</span>

NAPA ship stability solution receives DNV GL type approval
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NAPA ship stability solution receives DNV GL type approval

Maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA has been awarded type approval by DNV GL for its latest loading computer, a ship stability solution that assesses damage in real-time to help crew make essential decisions on stability.   The type approval of the NAPA Loading Computer Type 4 and Loading Computer System Damage Control,...

Norwegian owner partners with four industry leaders to optimise fleet performance
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Norwegian owner partners with four industry leaders to optimise fleet performance

Hunter Group, a VLCC owner/operator based in Norway, has formally commenced collaboration with Nautilus Labs, KONGSBERG, DNV GL and OSM to boost Hunter’s focus on vessel operational excellence by achieving a greener supply chain operation. Nautilus has been selected by Hunter to deploy its decision support software solution across 7 new VLCCs. Access to Nautilus...

Høglund and DNV GL sign collaboration agreement
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Høglund and DNV GL sign collaboration agreement

Høglund Marine Solutions and Veracity by DNV GL have signed a collaboration agreement to explore how the combined strengths of Høglund’s onboard integration and data capture capabilities, and Veracity’s platform architecture and eco-system can help shipowners accelerate their digital initiatives. Høglund is a provider of advanced marine technology, specialising in integrated automation and energy solutions....

Fuel choice the essential decision in shipping’s decarbonisation
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Fuel choice the essential decision in shipping’s decarbonisation

DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to 2050 is to enhance the ability of shipping stakeholders, especially shipowners, to navigate the technological, regulatory and market uncertainties in the industry, and set shipping on a pathway to decarbonisation. It is based on...

Marine battery wins DNV GL approval
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Marine battery wins DNV GL approval

A battery system for efficient fuel consumption in shipping EASy Marine has now been approved for operation by classification society DNV GL. EASy Mari, developed by German battery developer EAS, adapts flexibly to limited space conditions, increases safety on the water and reduces emissions. The modular space concept of the battery system enables almost every...

LNG retrofits: The time is now
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LNG retrofits: The time is now

LNG as fuel has long been considered the industry’s last, best hope to meet the IMO’s ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030. So why aren’t we seeing more LNG retrofits on existing tonnage? In April 2018, MEPC 72 adopted resolution MEPC.304(72) on the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas...

Kongsberg and Massterly equip zero-emission autonomous vessels for ASKO
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Kongsberg and Massterly equip zero-emission autonomous vessels for ASKO

Kongsberg Maritime and Massterly (a Kongsberg Wilhelmsen joint venture) have signed contracts with the Norwegian grocery distributor ASKO to equip two new vessels with autonomous technology, and to manage its operations at sea. With Norwegian companies delivering around 60 per cent of the investment, this is a major milestone for the growth of sustainable maritime...

X-Press Feeders moves to water lubricated propeller shaft system
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X-Press Feeders moves to water lubricated propeller shaft system

Two Super Eco 2700 containerships being built for Singapore-headquartered X-Press Feeders will be launched with complete water lubricated propeller shaft arrangements supplied by Thordon Bearings. The ships are being built by China’s Zhoushan Changhong Shipyard. CY Engineering, Thordon’s distributor in China, has now completed the installation and commissioning of the Thordon scope of supply aboard...

LAVLE launches lithium-ion energy storage system
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LAVLE launches lithium-ion energy storage system

LAVLE has announced the launch of its flagship Proteus lithium-ion battery energy storage system (ESS), designed to overcome the limitations of conventional lithium-ion storage technologies for the marine, defense, energy, rail, and other key industries.  Proteus utilises LAVLE’s battery management system (BMS), which is designed to maximise reliability, lifetime, and uptime, and further enhances Proteus’...

Digital development turbocharged by half a decade due to pandemic
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Digital development turbocharged by half a decade due to pandemic

The global pandemic is turbocharging digital development in the maritime industry by half a decade, facilitating new ideas and a new exploratory mindset to realise the potential of this decade and the next decade, says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime. The global COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the maritime industry’s status quo of...

Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance
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Milestone for first LPG conversion with Isle of Man design acceptance

BW LPG, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, MAN Energy Solutions, and DNV GL have celebrated the first flag acceptance of a conversion to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as fuel for a very large gas carrier (VLGC). With the successful acceptance, BW LPG will begin the conversion of 12 vessels to dual...