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  • ABS reviews UMaine’s new floating offshore wind...

    Classification service provider American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has concluded a design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation of the US-based University of Maine’s (UMaine) new floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) concept VolturnUS.

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  • ClassNK releases latest technical rules and...

    Leading classification society ClassNK released its new set of technical rules Rules and Guidance for Ballast Water Management Installations, in accordance with the entry into force of The International Convention for The Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (hereinafter referred to as the “BWM Convention”), and amendments to Regulations for the Classification and Registry of Ships on 8 September 2017. 

  • DNV GL’s recommendations to fight cyber threats...

    DNV GL’s new DNVGL-RP-G108 cyber security aims to help the operators, system integrators and vendors to manage and prevent emerging cyber threat in the oil and gas industry, which is caused due to the increased digitalisation in the sector across the world 2016 DSC4443The RP is tailored for oil and gas onshore and offshore operations. (Image source: DNV GL)


ABS Issues Industry’s First Managed Pressure Drilling Notation

(Houston) ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, issued a managed pressure drilling (MPD) notation to Seadrill’s West Capella ultra-deep water drillship, demonstrating system compliance with the ABS Guide for Classification and Certification of Managed Pressure Drilling Systems (MPD Guide).