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  • DSME, DNV GL partner for efficient LNG carrier...

    DSME and DNV GL presented the results of a joint development project (JDP) for the design of an innovative, efficient LNG carrier based on today’s technology, at the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan. The project focused on delivering a design which an owner can take straight to the yard and is ready for upcoming market trends and incoming regulations, with an optimal size, hull form, and machinery and electrical systems.

  • DNV GL announces new recommended practice for...

    Steel forgings are essential building blocks for subsea components, but tailor-made solutions to meet end-users’ specific requirements have caused long delivery times. A joint industry project (JIP), led by DNV GL, has now taken the next step in subsea standardization by harmonizing requirements for quality management of forgings. The recommended practice (RP) ‘Steel forgings for subsea applications – quality management requirements,' DNVGL-RP-B202, will enable delivery of high quality forgings at reduced delivery times and cost.

  • Liberian Registry makes key appointments in Tokyo

    The Liberian Registry has appointed Eiji Okazaki as president of the Tokyo office operated by its US-based manager, the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR). Mr Okazaki was formerly president and CEO of Japanese ship owner and ship manager IMECS Co Ltd, a subsidiary company of the Japanese major trading house,

  • ABS publishes comprehensive guidance for LNG...

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has published the ABS Guide for Building and Classing LNG Regasification Vessels, outlining guidance for classing LNG regasification vessels.

  • ClassNK releases Guidelines for Liquefied...

    Leading classification society ClassNK has released its Guidelines for Liquefied Hydrogen (LH2) Carriers for the safe constructions and operation of LH2 carriers based on provisions of the IMO Interim Recommendations.

  • DNV GL launches “Twisties” Joint Industry Project...

    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.

  • 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).

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Columbia Shipmanagement receives DNV GL certification for energy and safety management

DNV GL has confirmed that Columbia Shipmanagement complies with the highest standards in energy and safety management. Torsten Schramm, President at DNV GL – Maritime, recently presented the ISO certification for the standards ISO 50001:2011 and OHSAS 18001:2007 to Carsten Sommerhage, Director of Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) GmbH, at the shipping company’s offices in Hamburg.
 

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Columbia Shipmanagement receives DNV GL certification for energy and safety management

DNV GL has confirmed that Columbia Shipmanagement complies with the highest standards in energy and safety management. Torsten Schramm, President at DNV GL – Maritime, recently presented the ISO certification for the standards ISO 50001:2011 and OHSAS 18001:2007 to Carsten Sommerhage, Director of Columbia Shipmanagement (Deutschland) GmbH, at the shipping company’s offices in Hamburg.

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Cyber-technologies for future hull surveys

Today, assessment of the structural condition of a vessel mostly takes place during survey, i.e. during physical tank entry. New inspection techniques such as drones and self-localizing cameras could enable cost efficient full visual mapping of tank condition on a 3D ship model. A COMPIT 2017 paper by Christian Cabos et al. 
 

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Bureau Veritas Introduces New Technology Solution

Bureau Veritas has announced the launch of the Veristar AIM 3Dasset integrity management system, based on technology partner Dassault Systems’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

The new solution combines a digital twin of any marine or offshore assets with smart data in a collaborative environment. Veristar AIM 3D will be used in the design, development and implementation of the operational lifecycle, to reflect and predict the condition of any asset, or fleet of assets. The solution supports risk-based inspection and condition based maintenance approaches.

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Bureau Veritas launches new technology solution

The classification society Bureau Veritas has launched Veristar AIM 3D, an asset integrity management system based on technology partner Dassault Systems’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

The solution combines a digital twin of any marine or offshore asset with smart data in a collaborative environment. Veristar AIM 3D will be used in the design, development and implementation of the operational lifecycle, to reflect and predict the condition of any asset or fleet of assets. The solution supports risk-based inspection and condition-based maintenance approaches.

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