Classification

  • ABS Leads Ballast Water Management Workshop

    ABS, provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, hosted a Ballast Water Management (BWM) Workshop for ship owners with BWM systems installed onboard their vessels. The full-day session covered a range of issues, including installation, commissioning and operational challenges associated with BWM systems.

  • DNV GL launches new PSC Planner application

    Classification society DNV GL has launched a new application on its My DNV GL portal – the Port State Control (PSC) Planner. The PSC Planner has been designed to help ship owners, managers and operators increase their operational efficiency by giving them an overview of a vessel’s or fleet’s PSC performance and to benchmark that performance against the IACS classed world fleet. It also helps the crew on board by showing them particular areas to focus on when they are preparing for their next inspection.

  • ABS Chairman, President and CEO Reports Strong...

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, held its 155th annual meeting in New York. The meeting brings together ABS Members, representing industry, government and academia, to hear directly from ABS leadership on the performance and future focus of the organization.

  • DNV GL, partners test wind turbine powered oil...

    The DNV GL-led joint industry project, WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection), has completed its first phase and determined that wind power could be used to power offshore water injection. The project is currently moving into its second phase, which includes refining and testing the electrical systems, and investigating possibilities for broader applications.

  • Signalling system gets ISA certificate

    The Kochi Metro Rail crossed another milestone on Saturday with the advanced signalling system - Communication Based Train Control(CBTC) - adopted for the project getting Independent Safety Assessment (ISA) certificate.

  • DNV GL launches the analytics platform Lumina

    Today’s organisations are facing a complex business environment. With increasing demands from stakeholders to operate sustainably, and with international standards being revised to encompass a more holistic view of the business context and related risks, organisations need to adapt and work smarter.

  • DNV GL Advisor for 3 New UK Wind Farms

    DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has advised renowned lenders, including Santander, on their GBP 210 million project finance investment for the construction of three new onshore wind farms by Banks Renewables, the first of which is expected to start generating electricity by early 2018.

  • ABB’s Marine Academy gains certification from DNV...

    ABB’s Marine Academy has been recognized by classification society DNV GL for meeting its standards for maritime training. Operating in six locations around the globe, ABB’s Marine Academy aims to reduce vessel downtime and improve safety through education. ABB was awarded the DNV GL SeaSkill certificate following an extensive audit by the classification society and it will be valid for the next five years.

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Bureau Veritas launches new technology solution

The classification society Bureau Veritas has launched Veristar AIM 3D, an asset integrity management system based on technology partner Dassault Systems’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

The solution combines a digital twin of any marine or offshore asset with smart data in a collaborative environment. Veristar AIM 3D will be used in the design, development and implementation of the operational lifecycle, to reflect and predict the condition of any asset or fleet of assets. The solution supports risk-based inspection and condition-based maintenance approaches.

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Bureau Veritas SA (ENXTPA:BVI): Dividend Growth in the Spotlight

Shares of Bureau Veritas SA (ENXTPA:BVI) currenty have a 10 year dividend growth rate of 14.57%. This number is calculated using the geometric average which provides the typical value of dividend growth over the specified period using the product of their values. The geometric average is defined as the nth root of the product of n numbers.

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Results of Lloyd’s Register’s Virtual Reality (VR) Safety Simulator show more can be done to minimise risk

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a leading global provider of engineering and technology-centric professional services, put delegates attending OTC 2017 in Houston, Texas, through their paces with an innovative VR Safety Simulator and gaming experience. A short video of the experience and feedback of some of the users who took part in the experience can be seen below.

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DNV GL eyes dynamic risk assessment

Traditional risk management practices involve operators navigating large static risk reports, in addition to handling massive amounts of data, with a limited timeframe to make risk informed decisions during operations. DNV GL has released a position paper showing how risk assessments can be made more dynamic, to provide improved and real-time decision support during operations.

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ABS Leads Ballast Water Management Workshop

ABS, provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, hosted a Ballast Water Management (BWM) Workshop for ship owners with BWM systems installed onboard their vessels. The full-day session covered a range of issues, including installation, commissioning and operational challenges associated with BWM systems.

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