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  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    As the marine industry moves to harness the potential of data to make smarter decisions, connectivity will be a key driver for the future, according to the classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Data collection, security, management and analytics will serve as the catalyst for improved decision-making and enhanced class services for marine and offshore […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Copenhagen-based tramp ship operator Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S has contracted Lloyd’s Register to class 57 ships, including the full NORDEN fleet and other externally managed NORDEN owned ships. Some 32 of the ships in the agreement will be transfer of class (ToC) ships and include nine new ships which will transfer to LR upon delivery. In addition, 16 […]

  • 7 September 2017

    Classification societies need to keep pace with the digitalization of the shipping industry in order to support the industry needs, according to the new Chairman of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO of DNV GL – Maritime. “Our industry is becoming more complex,” said Ørbeck-Nilssen. “Digitalisation is changing not only the way […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Safety and Security Division of Transport Canada has fully authorized the South Korean classification society Korean Register (KR) to perform statutory services on behalf of the government of Canada. KR is now able to conduct relevant surveys, audits and issue certificates to Canadian flagged ships for SOLAS, MARPOL, ITC, ILL, and ISM Code. […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    United Arab Emirates-based classification society Tasneef has signed a contract with Drydocks World to provide the classification and maritime surveying services to the Drydocks World’s fleet comprised of 11 ships. Three ships have already been surveyed (Shindagha-5, Umm Suqeem and Zabeel-4). As for the rest of the fleet, it is scheduled to be subject to classification and surveying after confirming […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    SIMEC Atlantis Energy has received the Green Economy classification newly introduced by the London Stock Exchange. The classification is for the listed companies that derive 50%+ of their activity from the Green Economy. Atlantis, a diversified energy company focusing on marine energy, waste-to-energy and hydro power, currently has more than 1,000MW in various stages of […]

  • 19 June 2018

    i-Tech Services, a Subsea 7 company, has strengthened its Underwater Inspection in Lieu of Drydocking (UWILD) capability with certification to deliver to guidelines set by American Bureau of Shipping, DNV-GL, Bureau Veritas and Lloyds Register. UWILD is required to ensure the structural and operational integrity of a marine asset whilst on location. Neil Milne, vice […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Authorities & Government, Research & Development, Technology

    A variety of designs have been developed in order to harness the kinetic energy available in tidal streams. A report issued by EU’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) offers a classification of tidal energy converters (TECs). According to the 2014 JRC Ocean Energy Status Report, horizontal-axis turbines represent the most common type of tidal device with accounting […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Korean Register (KR) has signed an agreement with Liberty Blue to provide classification services to this Germany-based platform of ship management companies.  As explained, the KR will provide services including the ISM code, the ISPS code, the MLC Convention, EU-MRV and KR-CON. “We believe that KR can become our eyes and ears for the […]

  • 10 December 2015

    LNG containment designer, GTT said on Thursday it has been granted an approval in principle for cargo handling system on an LNG bunkering ship concept, by the China Classification Society.

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL: In an increasingly complex and challenging market, the role of classification society is more relevant than ever.

  • 14 November 2013

    CWind Resolution, which is due to be named later today in Brightlingsea, is the second CWind’s vessel that has gained the new class notation ‘Wind Farm Service Ships’ introduced by Bureau Veritas earlier this year. The CWind Resolution is only the second ever vessel to be classed under this notation to date, joining its sister […]

  • 13 November 2012

    In view of the amendments to the Merchant Shipping Code of the Russian Federation introduced by the Federal Law No. 36-FZ of April 23, 2012 classification and survey of small craft used for commercial purposes is performed by Russian Maritime Register of Shipping or Russian River Register, depending on navigation area. Under the amendments, RS […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    BW Offshore has chosen DNV GL to provide classification, verification and certification services for the Catcher FPSO being deployed in the UK North Sea. DNV GL is already providing similar services to 70% of the FPSOs on the UK shelf and has delivered all the newbuild FPSOs to the sector since 2000. BW Offshore’s scope […]

  • 8 July 2016

    With autonomous ships expected to enter service soon, Lloyd’s Register has issued a new ShipRight procedure which places these vessels in six different categories based on levels of their autonomy. The guidance describes autonomy levels (AL) ranging from ‘AL 1’ to ‘AL 6’ denoting a fully autonomous ship with no access required during a mission. “The […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Iran’s first two ships have been classified by Italy’s RINA Services and the Asian Classification Society (ACS) following the sanctions’ lifting against the country. The vessel pair are two general cargo ships at 15,000 GT owned by the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) which has just made a comeback to the European ports with the […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) has received approval to undertake statutory surveys and certification for US and the EU. IRClass gained recognitions from US Coast Guard as well as European Union close on the heels of its accreditation for EU MRV services from RvA, an EU notified body. Having received recognition from European Union […]

  • 4 May 2015

    ABS, the provider of maritime and offshore classification services, said it has captured more than 31 pct of the LNG carrier order book and 23 pct of the very large LPG carriers on order in 2014. In 2014, the ABS-classed fleet grew by more than 7 percent year-on-year to 221 million gross tons, the classification society […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    DNV GL has secured a contract to provide in-service verification and classification services to a range of facilities at the Ichthys LNG project in Australia. DNV GL has provided vendor inspection, verification and offshore classification support to the USD 34 billion venture since 2012. This latest contract will see DNV GL continue its support to […]

  • 12 August 2013

    In late July, the reviewing team of China Classification Society Certification Company carried out annual review of GB/T19001–2008 Quality Management System, GB/T24001—2004 Environmental Management System, as well as the review of edition renewal of GB/T28001—2011 Occupational Health and Safety Management System operated by Afai. Reviewing team highly appraised the operation situation of Afai’s quality, environmental […]

  • 31 October 2014

    DNV GL has been awarded for its leadership and innovation abilities at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards.

  • 10 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has produced the world’s first class rules aimed at establishing a set of uniform standards… (maritimejournal) [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, January 10, 2011