DNV GL and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have launched a new tool to help the textiles industry manage water consumption in a more sustainable manner.
Sofia Fürstenberg worked with DNV GL and at AP Moller Maersk in its maritime technology division before starting her own consultancy. She was instrumental in the development and success of the Disruptive Sustainability hall at Nor-Shipping and is one of this year’s speakers and panelists at Fathom’s Fleet Transformation Event in London.
Shell’s floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility Prelude has officially entered into Lloyd’s Register class. At 488 metres long, 74 metres wide and displacing about 600,000 tonnes of water, Prelude is the largest floating offshore facility in the world.
Hapag-Lloyd Cruises’ expedition vessel, 155-passenger Bremen has become one of the first passenger ships to receive the Polar Code certification which will be mandatory for ships operating in the polar regions from January 2018.
The ability to assess and compare the position-keeping capabilities of a ship equipped with dynamic positioning technology is vital during the planning and design phase and provides valuable operational decision support. The new DNV GL standard ensures verifiable results.
DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and renewables certification body, has opened the first control hardware in loop (CHIL) test facility for renewable energy generation plants.
Leading classification society ClassNK has expanded the scope the world’s first comprehensive electronic certificate service for classification and statutory certificates to include the flag states of Panama, Singapore, and the Marshall Islands from 15 September 2017.
The world is approaching a watershed moment as energy demand is set to plateau from 2030, driven by greater efficiency with wider application of electricity. A rapid decarbonization of the energy supply is underway with renewables set to make up almost half of the energy mix by 2050, although natural gas will become the biggest single source of energy.
Leading classification society ClassNK has released the second version of its Guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems. Based on the first version Guidelines released in August 2014, the latest version includes the results of joint research and testing on actual Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems.
DNV GL experts recommend the EU takes a wider view that allows member states to choose between different compensation models according to their market needs