• ABS Chairman, President and CEO Reports Strong...

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, held its 155th annual meeting in New York. The meeting brings together ABS Members, representing industry, government and academia, to hear directly from ABS leadership on the performance and future focus of the organization.

  • DNV GL, partners test wind turbine powered oil...

    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

    Today’s organisations are facing a complex business environment. With increasing demands from stakeholders to operate sustainably, and with international standards being revised to encompass a more holistic view of the business context and related risks, organisations need to adapt and work smarter.

  • DNV GL Advisor for 3 New UK Wind Farms

    DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has advised renowned lenders, including Santander, on their GBP 210 million project finance investment for the construction of three new onshore wind farms by Banks Renewables, the first of which is expected to start generating electricity by early 2018.

  • ABB’s Marine Academy gains certification from DNV...

    ABB’s Marine Academy has been recognized by classification society DNV GL for meeting its standards for maritime training. Operating in six locations around the globe, ABB’s Marine Academy aims to reduce vessel downtime and improve safety through education. ABB was awarded the DNV GL SeaSkill certificate following an extensive audit by the classification society and it will be valid for the next five years.

  • DNV GL Grants AiP to MOL and SHI for Design of...

    DNV GL says it has granted approval in principle (AiP) to Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the design of a series of four liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled 20,000 TEU container ships, which are currently under construction.

  • ClassNK secures approval to issue electronic...

    The Liberian International Ship & Corporate registry (LISCR) has authorised Japanese ship classification society ClassNK to provide electronic certificates to Liberian-flagged vessels following statutory surveys.


ABS Initiative Improves Bulker Loading Safety

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has introduced a new service and analysis tool that will allow atypical cargoes on bulk carriers. The software streamlines loading analysis and provides a safer approach to loading atypical bulk cargo.


The LNG Fuel Finder – a new service for LNGi

Just in time for Nor-Shipping, DNV GL will launch the LNG Fuel Finder - a new tool on its LNG business intelligence portal LNGi. The new LNG Fuel Finder service will allow shipowners and charterers to register their interest in using LNG as a ship fuel free of charge, connecting them directly with LNG suppliers. DNV GL has also introduced the option of signing up to a new lean version, where interested parties can access some of LNGi’s services and data free of charge.