Tag: DNV GL

Keppel and DNV GL partner to boost uptake of LNG
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Keppel and DNV GL partner to boost uptake of LNG

DNV GL and Keppel Marine and Deepwater Technology (KMDTech), a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M), have signed a framework agreement to boost the uptake of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as marine fuel. The agreement covers potential newbuilding projects including LNG bunker vessels, small-scale LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs), as...

DNV GL and MPA lead JIP on 3D printing
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DNV GL and MPA lead JIP on 3D printing

DNV GL has been appointed as the lead researcher of the first phase of a new Singapore-based program to study the feasibility of additive manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, in the maritime industry. In a Joint Industry Program (JIP) initiated by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) DNV GL will team up with...

ShipInox receives AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design
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ShipInox receives AiP for OSV based LNG bunker vessel design

DNV GL has presented ShipInox with an Approval in Principle (AiP) for its new small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier/bunker vessel design, marking the first class-approved design based on an offshore supply vessel (OSV). The vessel will be 92 meters in length and have a carrying capacity of 6,000 cubic meters. DNV GL’s most recent...

DNV GL opens new AI research centre in Shanghai
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DNV GL opens new AI research centre in Shanghai

DNV GL has opened an artificial intelligence (AI) research centre in Shanghai to expand its audit, inspection and survey services. DNV GL aims to develop new solutions based on AI technology, such as computer vision, where a computer can carry out tasks that require high levels of visual recognition and create future assurance schemes for...

DNV GL rolls out remote surveys for all vessels
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DNV GL rolls out remote surveys for all vessels

DNV GL classed vessels are now able to utilise remote surveys for some inspections using the classification society’s Veracity data platform. Via an online connection or video streaming link, remote surveyors provide support to vessels anywhere in the world, eliminating the need for a DNV GL surveyor to be on-board the vessel. Documentation, images, video,...

Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot
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Hapag-Lloyd selects MAN Energy Solutions for LNG conversion pilot

Hapag-Lloyd has signed an agreement with MAN Energy Solutions to convert its 15,000 TEU container vessel to dual-fuel operation, capable of running on both heavy fuel oil (HFO) and liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Sajir currently operates with a MAN B&W 9S90ME-C engine and will be converted to a dual-fuel MAN B&W ME-GI (Gas Injection)...

Wind propulsion tech granted type approval
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Wind propulsion tech granted type approval

Norsepower’s wind propulsion solution, the Rotor Sail, has received the first-ever type approval design certificate granted to an auxiliary wind propulsion system on-board a commercial ship. The type approval was granted by DNV GL following a design assessment of Norsepower’s 30m x 5m Rotor Sail. The certification means that vessels operating with the Rotor Sail...

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...