Tag: DNV GL

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...

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,...