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

DNV GL releases class guideline on autonomous ships

SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 — DNV GL has released a new class guideline covering autonomous and remotely operated ships. “A new set of sensor, connectivity, analysis, and control functions in maritime technologies is

DNV GL launches new Shore Monitoring module for Navigator Port

AUGUST 28, 2018 — Class society DNV GL is launching a completely renewed Shore Monitoring module for its leading port clearance solution Navigator Port. With a strong focus on the user experience,

DNVGL: 2020 Global sulfur cap causing paradigm shift

By Jan Hagen Andersen, Business Development Director, DNV GL Maritime AUGUST 22, 2018 — The introduction of the new global sulfur cap in 2020 is causing nothing short of a paradigm shift in

FellowSHIP battery hybrid research project wraps up

AUGUST 3, 2018 — Project partners Eidesvik Offshore, Wärtsilä Norway and DNV GL have announced the closure of the FellowSHIP research project. The cooperation has explored the use of battery, hybrid and

Remontowa to build two diesel electric hybrid ferries for Norled

JULY 26, 2018 — Norwegian ferry operator Norled has ordered two double ended diesel electric hybrid ferries from Poland’s Remontowa Shipbuilding.  Norled has a fleet of some 80 ferries. Six of them

DNV GL to classify Quark expedition cruise ship

JULY 11, 2018 — DNV GL is to classify the 200-passenger expedition cruise ship on order for Seattle, WA, headquartered Quark Expeditions at Croatia’s Brodosplit shipyard (see earlier story). DNV GL’s contract

Type approvals for aluminum cables, connectors mean cost savings

JUNE 15, 2018 — DNV GL has developed the first type approval scheme for the use of aluminum cables and connectors onboard vessels. The new type approvals allow expensive copper to be

DNV GL to release its first cyber security class notations

JUNE 7, 2018 — Classification society DNV GL is to release its first cyber security class notations. Announced at the Posidonia trade show today, the notations – Cyber secure – will be

Chairman calls for IACS to be a “beacon of light”

APRIL 20, 2018 — “When many in the maritime community feel like their businesses are in dire straits, IACS and its members, the top classification societies, need to be a beacon of