• Adding a new layer to shipping: DNV GL launches...

    DNV GL has published the first classification guideline for the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in the maritime and oil & gas industries. The guideline is designed to help manufacturers and sub-suppliers of materials, parts and components, service suppliers and end users adopting AM technologies, by ensuring that the parts or components created by an AM process and the materials from which they are created have the same level of quality assurance as traditionally manufactured products.

  • Ethical Hacking

    Cyber attacks are of increasing concern in a wide range of industries including the maritime, oil and gas, and energy sectors. Information warfare is gathering intensity, and sometimes the best defence is to subject your organization to a simulated attack.

  • DNV GL presents GTT and TECHNOLOG with GASA...

    At the Marintec China trade fair today, classification society DNV GL presented GTT, together with its partner TECHNOLOG, a General Approval for Ship Application (GASA) statement for the retrofit of very large container vessels (VLCVs) with exoskeleton membrane LNG tanks, GTT said in its press release.

  • ABS American Bureau of Shipping : Advances Energy...

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, published The ABS Guide for Use of Supercapacitors in the Marine and Offshore Industries (Supercapacitor Guide) to support safe application of hybrid power in the marine and offshore industries.

  • DNV GL awards DSIC a pair of AiP certificates

    Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. Ltd. (DSIC) has received Approval in Principle (AiP) certificates from classification society DNV GL for a new shuttle tanker and a column stabilized crane unit designs. The certificates were handed over at the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai.

  • Jotun turns to DNV GL’s Veracity platform to...

    Jotun is using DNV GL’s Veracity platform to combine external and proprietary data to optimize the delivery of its maritime coatings at port. Veracity creates an ecosystem where users can safely share data and link it to other quality assured datasets to extract value. In this case Jotun is using the Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) dataset to ensure it has the right amount of product in the right place.


DNV GL: The Path To Digital Classification

“We started looking into machine learning as a tool for modernizing classification in 2016,” says Morten Østby, Senior Principal Consultant at DNV GL. “When we realized how important this could be, we implemented it in April 2017. Now it is in production.” 


Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping to the global economy - DNV GL

DNV GL has published the Maritime Forecast to 2050 which analyses the impact of the changing global energy system on the shipping industry through to 2050. The report explores how the expected shifts in energy production and demand, GDP growth, industrial production and regional manufacturing might change the maritime industry, and the impact on individual ship segments.


ClassNK releases amendments to its class rules

ClassNK, a leading classification society, has released amendments to its Rules and Guidance for the Survey and Construction of Steel Ships on 25 December 2017, the society said Monday in its media release.


Bureau Veritas' Thailand lab gets accredited

Bureau Veritas, a leading testing, inspection and certification provider for the consumer and electrical/electronic products industry, has disclosed that its Thailand laboratory, recently opened in Bangkok, has obtained ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation. The new Thailand laboratory is the latest addition to Bureau Veritas’ network for softlines and leather goods. 


DNV GL Warns on Container Ship Fires

DNV GL has issued a warning on container ship fires, highlighting a recent example that demonstrates the importance of inspection and maintenance of fire-fighting equipment: 


DNV GL: Energy Transition Changes the Shape, but not the Importance of Shipping to the Global Economy

DNV GL published the Maritime Forecast to 2050 which analyses the impact of the changing global energy system on the shipping industry through to 2050. The report explores how the expected shifts in energy production and demand, GDP growth, industrial production and regional manufacturing might change the maritime industry, and the impact on individual ship segments.