Germany-based Siemens is to supply complete drive and power systems for a diving support vessel being built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) for Toisa Ltd.
In today’s cost constrained climate, the subsea and pipeline sectors are actively looking at alternative means to drive down costs, cut complexity and reduce project overruns. DNV GL, the leading technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, is launching two joint industry projects (JIPs) to investigate affordable composite components for the subsea sector and qualify technology for more efficient linepipe production processes.
DNV GL and 25 partners from the Norwegian maritime industry and the Norwegian authorities have presented the five pilot projects that will be pursued as part of Norway’s Green Coastal Shipping Programme. The programme aims to encourage the research and implementation of green technology concepts in the country’s shipping sector.
Ferguson says that its latest workspace module is the 200,000th offshore container to be certified by DNV GL.
In view of its role as the first Arab classification society, a delegation from Emirates Classification Society “Tasneef” visited Lebanon in order to accredit the society by the Lebanese government and deliver marine classification services for the Lebanese maritime market.
Ferguson, a leading supplier of offshore DNV 2.7-1 / EN12079 certified containers, tanks, freezers, accommodation and workspace modules has announced that its latest workspace module is the 200 000th offshore container to be certified by DNV GL.
Busan-based Korean Register, a member of the International Association of Classification Societies, has signed a memorandum of agreement to establish a joint venture company with the Iranian Classification Society.
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News visited Koichi Fujiwara, the newly installed Chairman and President of ClassNK, in his Tokyo headquarters for his insights on the global maritime market at large as well as the future direction and mandate of class.
California drayage companies aren’t rushing to take advantage of new legislation that could shield them from fines and penalties if they classify their independent contractor drivers as employees.