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

Stena drillship is first with new DNV GL notation

APRIL 13, 2018 — DNV GL has revised its classification rules for Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) systems and introduced two new class notations DRILL(MPD) and DRILL(MPD READY). Stena Drilling Ltd. (SDL) is

VIDEO: Big potential seen for “digital twins”

MARCH 23, 2018 — The concept of giving ships “digital twins” is getting increasing attention. According to the Danish Maritime Authority, digital twin presents a ship digitally throughout its lifetime, making access

JDP aims to push marine battery development and safety

MARCH 9, 2017 — Classification society DNV GL has announced the launch of a Joint Development Project (JDP), designed to advance the understanding of the use of lithium-ion batteries in the shipping

Hybrid & electric ship safety concerns: Is the industry doing enough?

By Grant Brown, Vice President, Marketing, PBES FEBRUARY 16, 2018  — Each year there are more and more hybrid or fully electric ships navigating waters worldwide. Some estimate that all modern commercial

DNV GL establishes 3D printing center in Singapore

FEBRUARY 11, 2018 — Classification society DNV GL is boosting its investment in 3D printing by establishing a Global Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Singapore The center, which is supported by

Are EALs linked to stern tube bearing failures?

JANUARY 16, 2018 — Classification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) to test the potential influence of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) on failures in stern tube bearings.

Energy and shipping: DNV GL looks ahead to 2050

DECEMBER 20, 2017 — DNV GL has published its Maritime Forecast to 2050 which analyzes the impact of the changing global energy system on the shipping industry through to 2050. The report

DNV GL publishes guideline on use of additive manufacturing

DECEMBER 15, 2017 — DNV GL has published the first classification guideline for the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in the maritime and oil & gas industries. Additive manufacturing is a term