ClassNK and e5 Lab in joint research agreement on cybersecurity

Can ships evolve at the speed that software evolves, rather than at the speed of hardware, as in the past? That’s one of the goals of Marindows, a comprehensive digital platform for

DNV GL opens second Op Center to support growing demand for remote surveys

Two years after its fleet wide roll-out of remote surveys, classification society, DNV GL- Maritime has opened a new state-of-the-art Operational Center in Hamburg, Germany, to support the delivery of remote services

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding LNG FGSS gains Bureau Veritas AIP

Classification society Bureau Veritas has granted Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. an approval in principle is for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel gas supply system (FGSS) for marine four-stroke dual fuel engines.

IINO Lines receives ClassNK verification of its GHG assertion

Tokyo-headquartered IINO Kaiun Kaisha Ltd.(IINO Lines) has recently received third party verification of its GHG assertion from classification society ClassNK. A GHG assertion, according to the Washington, D.C., based GHG Management Institute,

DNV GL says remote in-water surveys using ROV are a world first

Classification society DNV GL reports that it has carried out the world’s first in-water remote ship surveys, using a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). In-water bottom surveys using ROVs have now been carried

ClassNK releases “Digital Smart Ship” guidance

New “Guidelines for Digital Smart Ship” released by class society ClassNK set out the procedures to obtain new class notations for ships with advanced digital technology. The guidelines are part of the

BV adds another remote survey center

Classification society Bureau Veritas has opened a new remote survey center in Singapore. It follows centers in Rotterdam, Piraeus, Istanbul and Dubai in providing remote class services for the society, connecting with

ClassNK joins maritime cyber risk management group MTS-ISAC

ClassNK has joined the Maritime Transportation System Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MTS-ISAC). Set up in February this year, MTS-ISAC promotes and facilitates maritime cybersecurity information sharing, awareness, training and collaboration efforts

RINA performs world first remote statutory and class surveys

Genoa, Italy, headquartered classsification society RINA has successfully carried out what it reports are the world’s first statutory and associated class intermediate surveys using remote streaming technologies. The surveys were carried out

Rolf Stiefel to lead BV Marine & Offshore in key European region

Bureau Veritas (BV) has appointed Rolf Stiefel as its new Regional Chief Executive based in Hamburg, responsible for Central Europe – Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Russia. He will be based in the