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DNV GL calls for fuel flexibility in shipping’s decarbonisation
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DNV GL calls for fuel flexibility in shipping’s decarbonisation

Classification society DNV GL has called on the shipping industry for fuel-flexibility to boost its efforts in decarbonising the industry towards the IMO’s 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal. Reducing GHG emissions by at least 50 per cent by 2050 compared to 2008 levels as set by the IMO, requires the industry to adopt...

DNV GL grants MSA to battery maker Corvus
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DNV GL grants MSA to battery maker Corvus

Corvus Energy has become the first energy storage system (ESS) manufacturer to be approved by DNV GL for Manufacturer Product Quality Assessment (MPQA). The companies have also signed a Manufacturing Survey Arrangement (MSA), resulting in streamlined quality control processes and faster customer deliveries. The certification ensures that Corvus’ manufacturing process meet DNV GL’s quality, safety...

DNV GL approves thyssenkrupp for 3D printing
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DNV GL approves thyssenkrupp for 3D printing

DNV GL has issued type approval to the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing for maritime and general industrial applications. The approval marks the first time a producer of 3D printed parts for maritime applications has obtained manufacturer approval from DNV GL. Certification for thyssenkrupp Marine Systems will allow the company to continue working closely with international...

Saipem implements DNV GL’s ShipManager Hull
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Saipem implements DNV GL’s ShipManager Hull

Energy and infrastructure solution provider Saipem has announced plans to implement DNV GL’s hull planned maintenance system, ShipManager Hull, across five ships, based on 3D digital twins of crane and pipelaying vessels. ShipManager Hull will be installed first on the Saipem 7000, one of the world’s largest crane vessels with a lifting capability of 14,000...

DNV GL offers free online SIP to support 2020 compliance
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DNV GL offers free online SIP to support 2020 compliance

DNV GL is offering a free web-based application of the Ship Implementation Plan (SIP) to help shipowners and managers prepare vessel-specific SIPs and maintain an overview of their fleet to ensure compliance with the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap. While not mandatory, the SIP is an IMO guidance which all ships are encouraged to prepare...

Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL design bulk carrier to meet IMO 2030 targets
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Wärtsilä, Oshima & DNV GL design bulk carrier to meet IMO 2030 targets

Wärtsilä, Oshima Shipbuilding, and DNV GL have delivered the first results of their joint industry development project, which was to design a 62,000 DWT Ultramax Bulk Carrier optimised to actual operating profiles. The design also meets upcoming emissions requirements and indicates that it is possible for conventional merchant vessels to significantly reduce their emissions in...

Hybrid power proves cost-efficient for container feeder vessels
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Hybrid power proves cost-efficient for container feeder vessels

A cooperation between MAN Energy Solutions, Corvus Energy, and DNV GL to examine the cost effectiveness of hybrid power solutions in a 1,700 TEU container feeder vessel has found that it is possible to achieve payback times as low as two to three years in certain scenarios. The study, named HYCAS, saw the companies test...

DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development
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DSME and DNV GL cooperate on maritime technology development

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) and DNV GL have signed a framework agreement which will see them cooperate on joint development projects (JDPs) for future technologies in the shipbuilding and offshore plant industries. The agreement confirms the cooperation of DSME and DNV GL through future JDPs to develop advanced technologies to maximise the safety...

Oshima and DNV GL partner on energy efficient bulk carrier design
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Oshima and DNV GL partner on energy efficient bulk carrier design

Oshima Shipbuilding and DNV GL have signed a long-term strategic cooperation to conduct research and development together on new bulk carrier designs. The partners aim to continue the strategic cooperation through to 2030, developing and updating a road map towards the IMO zero emissions scenario, which will be gradually implemented through annual joint industry projects...

EAL performance triggers update to shaft alignment rules
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EAL performance triggers update to shaft alignment rules

DNV GL will update its shaft alignment design rules to differentiate between Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) and mineral oils in stern tubes. The update, effective July 1, 2019 is based on the phase 1 findings from the joint development project (JDP) DNV GL has been running in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian...

Industry project completes first phase of remote machinery operation testing
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Industry project completes first phase of remote machinery operation testing

DNV GL, automation systems vendor Høglund, ferry operator Fjord1, and the Norwegian Maritime Authority (NMA) have completed the first testing phase of the ROMAS (Remote Operation of Machinery and Automation Systems) project. The key concept of the project is to move the engine control room (ECR) from the ship to shore based engine control centre...

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...