• Siemens supports for dive vessel

    Germany-based Siemens is to supply complete drive and power systems for a diving support vessel being built by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (ZPMC) for Toisa Ltd.


  • DNV GL launches two new JIPs

    In today’s cost constrained climate, the subsea and pipeline sectors are actively looking at alternative means to drive down costs, cut complexity and reduce project overruns. DNV GL, the leading technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, is launching two joint industry projects (JIPs) to investigate affordable composite components for the subsea sector and qualify technology for more efficient linepipe production processes.

  • Five pilot projects for Green Coastal Shipping...

    DNV GL and 25 partners from the Norwegian maritime industry and the Norwegian authorities have presented the five pilot projects that will be pursued as part of Norway’s Green Coastal Shipping Programme. The programme aims to encourage the research and implementation of green technology concepts in the country’s shipping sector.

  • Tasneef aspires to promote Arab classification...

    In view of its role as the first Arab classification society, a delegation from Emirates Classification Society “Tasneef” visited Lebanon in order to accredit the society by the Lebanese government and deliver marine classification services for the Lebanese maritime market.


  • Ferguson workspace module certfied by DNV GL

    Ferguson, a leading supplier of offshore DNV 2.7-1 / EN12079 certified containers, tanks, freezers, accommodation and workspace modules has announced that its latest workspace module is the 200 000th offshore container to be certified by DNV GL.


RS rules conform to the IMO goal-based standards

The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), at its 96th session held in London on 11 to 20 May 2016 confirmed that the rules of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping are in conformity to the IMO goal-based standards (GBS).


POSH Bags Shell FLNG Contract

Singapore’s offshore marine services provider PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH) has been awarded a contract to support Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas facility using its semi-submersible accommodation vessel the “POSH Arcadia”.


DNV GL issues new fire safety report on Ro-Ro decks

Global certification body and classification society DNV GL has issued a report on fire incidents occurring in roll-on / roll-off (Ro-Ro) spaces in a bid to address increasing safety concerns in the sector, and provide guidance to ship owners.


ClassNK returns to Iran

Leading classification society ClassNK has resumed operations in Iran with the reopening of its Tehran Office and agreements with the Iranian Classification Society (ICS) and Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO), Ministry of Roads & Urban Development of Iran.