Tag: DNV GL

DNV GL delivers new fleet performance insights with remote maintenance
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DNV GL delivers new fleet performance insights with remote maintenance

Machinery Maintenance Connect (MMC) is DNV GL’s new remote approach to the machinery planned maintenance system (MPMS). Instead of requiring surveyors to travel to each individual vessel and go onboard, machinery data can be processed via algorithms and presented to customers in a digital dashboard, enabling the survey of a complete fleet in one process...

StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing
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StormGeo and DNV GL sign MoU to accelerate maritime data sharing

StormGeo and DNV GL have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to drive digitalisation and data standardisation in the maritime industry. In the MoU, both parties aim to strengthen the presence and integration of StormGeo’s fleet performance management and weather intelligence solutions on DNV GL’s independent data platform, Veracity. This will give StormGeo’s customers an...

Skating robot helps shipowners optimise hull performance
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Skating robot helps shipowners optimise hull performance

The transfer of aquatic organisms and micro-organisms from their native habits to non-native ones via ships’ hulls is a problem costing the industry up to USD 30 billion each year[1]. A new ship-scrubbing semi-autonomous robot is helping owners and operators to deal with this issue to cut unnecessary fuel consumption and prevent ecological disruption. Known...

Anglo-Eastern extends DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology to fleet
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Anglo-Eastern extends DNV GL’s Navigator Port technology to fleet

Ship manager Anglo-Eastern has completed the successful roll-out of DNV GL’s Navigator Port to its fleet of more than 600 vessels.  Navigator Port software is used onboard several thousand ships for management of port documentation, assisting seafarers in navigating the administrative and regulatory complexity of port clearance and passage through controlled waters. “One of the...

More proactive technology needed to combat biofouling
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More proactive technology needed to combat biofouling

The rapid pace of technological innovation has had a growing impact on the shipping industry.  But as owners and fleet managers face increasing pressure to improve environmental performance, new technologies will be necessary to ensure a profitable and sustainable future.  The impact of biofouling on ship fuel use and emissions has generated increasing attention. According...

DNV GL approves Wärtsilä SceneScan DP system
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DNV GL approves Wärtsilä SceneScan DP system

Wärtsilä has received type approval for its SceneScan position reference system by DNV GL. As the world’s first laser-based targetless relative dynamic positioning (DP) reference system, SceneScan represents a paradigm shift from conventional DP reference systems. It can work without the need for pre-placed positioning targets, thus providing significantly greater operational flexibility than with conventional...

DNV GL FuelBoss platform creates new online hub for LNG bunkering
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DNV GL FuelBoss platform creates new online hub for LNG bunkering

As the adoption of LNG as a ship fuel continues to speed up, DNV GL has launched a new online bunkering platform to take operators seamlessly from order through to delivery. FuelBoss offers ship owners, operators and suppliers a single common platform for nomination, scheduling, spot inquiries and business intelligence. LNG suppliers Gasum, Cryo Shipping and...

Optimising ship inspections with autonomous drones
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Optimising ship inspections with autonomous drones

Regular inspection and maintenance of ships’ tanks to detect corrosion, cracks and other issues is essential to minimise permanent damage and avoid hefty costs. Human inspectors have traditionally entered tanks and examined them visually, but this can be dangerous and expensive. New research indicates that autonomous drone-based surveys could offer a safer and more efficient...

Rivertrace SMART ESM granted DNV GL statement of compliance
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Rivertrace SMART ESM granted DNV GL statement of compliance

Following exhaustive system testing and review, Rivertrace has received a statement of compliance from DNV GL for its exhaust scrubber washwater monitor – SMART ESM. Any washwater used by wet scrubber systems to remove pollutants from exhaust gas must be monitored to ensure it meets IMO regulations for water quality parameters prior to discharge to...

Joint industry report assesses battery safety in ships
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Joint industry report assesses battery safety in ships

In collaboration with the Norwegian, Danish and US maritime authorities, battery manufacturers, system integrators, suppliers of fire extinguishing systems, shipyards and shipowners, DNV GL has released a new report on battery safety in ships. The report assesses explosion and fire risks in maritime battery installations and the effectiveness of fire extinguishing systems in the event...