• 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.

  • DNV GL certifies large power transformer from...

    Energy certification body, DNV GL has awarded Voltamp Oman with two KEMA type test certificates for a 125 MVA large power transformer (LPT), the largest transformer ever built in the GCC and a 315 kVA neutral earthing transformer(EAT).

  • ABS Executive Delivers Wakeup Call on Cyber Risks

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, participated in the 32nd annual CMA Shipping Conference and Exhibition in Stamford, CT, where ABS Chief Operating Officer Tony Nassif shared his perspective on cyber-related challenges faced by the marine industry.

  • DMCA reviews cooperation and joint work with...

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently brought together the high-level representatives of key Dubai maritime associations at its headquarters to engage industry leaders in insightful discussions according to the Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy’s goal (DMSS) of catapulting the emirate into the ranks of the world’s most vibrant, highly competitive, and safest maritime capitals.

  • ClassNK releases new PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR)...

    ClassNK has just released the latest version of its design support software PrimeShip-HULL (HCSR) Ver.4.0.0., developed in response to
    the IACS Common Structural Rules for Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers (CSR BC & OT). 

  • ABS, Industry Experts Tackle MODU Safety Issues

    ABS, the leading provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, collaborated with industry experts during its annual Special Committee Meeting held recently to discuss the ABS Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), with the goal of assuring that Rule requirements align with industry nee

  • KOGAS Moves to Develop South Korean LNG Bunkering...

    Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), through a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), DNV GL, and KC LNG Tech Co., Ltd. (KC LNG Tech), is set to develop a protocol for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering in South Korea, IHS Fairplay reports.


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.


DNV GL, partners test wind turbine powered oil extraction

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

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