DNV GL issues new guidelines for floating wind turbines

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 — Classification society DNV GL has published a revised standard for design of floating wind turbine structures DNV GL-ST-0119, and a new guideline for the certification of floating wind

JDP aims to develop 23,000 TEU LNG fueled containership

SEPTEMBER 5, 2018 — In a ceremony at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg today, China’s Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd. (DSIC) and classification society DNV GL signed a joint development project

ABS publishes 3D printing guidance notes

SEPTEMBER 3, 2018 — Classification society ABS has published the ABS Guidance Notes on Additive Manufacturing, establishing a consistent approach to three dimensional printing of marine and offshore materials and equipment. “As

Tanker owner opts for ABS Enterprise Asset Management program

AUGUST 7, 2018 – Athens, Greece, headquartered Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd. has selected ABS Advanced Solutions to implement an Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) program to further enhance the reliability of its 15

Cyberhawk completes ABS oil tanker survey using drones

AUGUST 6, 2018 — Livingston, Scotland, headquartered Cyberhawk reports that it has successfully completed the first full ABS  on an oil tanker using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones. Cyberhawk says that

BV updates guidance on LNG carrier FSRU and FSU conversions

JULY 30, 2018 — With growing interest in floating gas terminals, classification society Bureau Veritas has issued new and updated notations and guidance to support the conversion of existing LNG carriers to

ABS updates its scrubber advisory

JULY 24, 2018 — Classification society ABS has updated the ABS Advisory on Exhaust Gas Scrubber Systems (Scrubber Advisory, providing deeper insights into installation and operational considerations for existing vessels. “Many in

Bureau Veritas names new passenger ship and ferry project leader

MARCH 6, 2018 — Classification society Bureau Veritas has appointed Andreas Ullrich as Global Market Leader, Passenger Ships & Ferries, succeeding Jean-Jacques Juenet, who retires in April. “This is a very important

New ABS software release includes comprehensive compliance solution

JANUARY 11, 2018 — Classification society ABS has announced a major release of its Nautical Systems (NS) Enterprise fleet management software that includes NS Insight, a new business intelligence module. The NS

LR launches speedier path to Type Approval

DECEMBER 1, 2017 — Classification society Lloyd’s Register (LR) used this week’s International Workboat Show in New Orleans to launch a new way for clients in the Americas to access LR Type