• DNV GL receives U.S. Environmental Protection...

    DNV GL’s work with San Mateo’s Regionally Integrated Climate Action Planning Suite (RICAPS) initiative was honored today by the U.S. Environmental Agency’s (EPA) Climate Leadership Award in the Innovative Partnerships category. 

  • Industry looks to ABS for best-in-class guidance...

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has been awarded a Third Party Organization contract by Blessey Marine Services, Inc., owner and operator of a fleet of inland towing vessels and tank barges, to support compliance with US Coast Guard (USCG) Subchapter M requirements.

  • DNV GL connects the oil and gas with a new...

    The oil and gas industry is increasingly recognising the need to overcome data quality issues and manage the ownership, control, sharing and use of data. As a trusted third party, DNV GL is now launching an industry data platform - Veracity - to facilitate frictionless connections between different industry players, domain experts and data scientists.

  • ClassNK issues Type Certification for LED...

    Leading classification society ClassNK has issued the first Type Certification for LED floodlights for port facility-use to Stanley Electric Co., Ltd., in line with its recently developed Guidelines for Type Certification of Floodlight LED for Port Facilities on 2 February 2017.

  • Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine and Gas Natural...

    Bureau Veritas, Clean Marine Energy (CME) and Gas Natural Fenosa have joined Sea\LNG, the pro-LNG as marine fuel lobby formed last summer by a group of industry leaders, expanding the group’s presence across the supply chain.

  • ABS Introduces Smarter Lashing for Containerships

    ABS, a provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, is providing resources that could dramatically improve safety on containerships with the enhanced ABS Guide for Certification of Container Securing Systems (Lashing Guide) and new companion software, ABS C-LASH.


DNV GL launches “Twisties” Joint Industry Project to standardise and improve offshore wind logistics

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has launched a revolutionary new joint industry project (JIP) to develop a Recommended Practice intended to de-risk the adoption of “Twisties” and demonstrate the unitisation of wind project cargo. The innovative concept is called “Twisties” - a modular project-cargo transport frame system that is sea-fastened using container twist locks – and which gives the frames their name.


ClassNK issues first EGCS ready notation

Leading classification society ClassNK has issued EGCSR-F (Exhaust Gas Cleaning System Ready Full) notations to nine ships operated by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. This notification signifies that the ship fulfills requirement for SOx scrubber retrofitting.


DNV GL certifies Dutch studies

DNV GL has certified the Netherlands enterprise agency RVO’s site studies for companies planning to compete to build offshore wind farms at the Hollandse Kust south zone 1&2.