Classification

  • ABS GLOBAL SEMINARS PROVIDE THE LATEST UPDATES...

    Following the conclusion of the 71st session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting, ABS hosted multiple seminars across the globe, providing deeper insight on the activities and outcomes of MEPC 71.

  • Digitalizing class services

    The digital transformation of assets and information flows is currently one of the greatest changes in shipping, spurring automation of existing processes and functions and positively impacting upon safety and environmental performance. Ships are becoming sophisticated sensor hubs and data generators, and advances in satellite communications are improving ship connectivity, allowing for a massive increase in the volumes of data transferred at ever-lower cost.

  • Digitalizing class services

    The digital transformation of assets and information flows is currently one of the greatest changes in shipping, spurring automation of existing processes and functions and positively impacting upon safety and environmental performance. Ships are becoming sophisticated sensor hubs and data generators, and advances in satellite communications are improving ship connectivity, allowing for a massive increase in the volumes of data transferred at ever-lower cost.

  • Unmanned ships on the horizon

    With a new testbed and several research projects underway, autonomous shipping is one step closer to becoming a reality. And DNV GL is working on developing the necessary rules.

  • DNV GL revises pipeline free span guidance

    DNV GL has updated its recommended practice on offshore pipeline spans, to reflect project and research experience from the last decade on free span dynamic response, particularly on structural modeling.

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Sulphur cap ahead – Time to take action

According to IMO estimates, the 0.50 per cent sulphur limit for marine fuels in 2020 will affect as many as 70,000 ships. Choosing the most economically feasible option for compliance is difficult. DNV GL provides decision support.

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Zephir Lidar Tested in Germany

An independent performance verification of a nacelle-mounted Zephir Ltd. lidar has been undertaken by DNV GL on a test site in Janneby, Germany, demonstrating product compliance with best-practice guidelines of the EUDP UniTTe programs – industry benchmarks for the installation of turbine-mounted remote sensing devices. 

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DNV GL Carries Out First Offshore Drone Survey

Surveyors from DNV GL have carried out the classification society's first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the UK North Sea. Owned and operated by Prosafe, the 25,383-gigatonne support vessel (TSV) supports Statoil's drilling operations off the coast of Norway.

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