• Webtool Cable Gripper gets design verification...

    The CRT200 Cable Retrieval Tool, developed by Webtool, has received design verification approval from DNV GL. Designed to allow the safe and controlled recovery of damaged cable and umbilical, up to 8” (203 mm) diameter, the CRT200 meets the requirements of DNVGL-ST-N001 Marine Operations & Marine Warranty, June 2016 and DNVGL-ST-0378 Standard for Offshore & Platform Lifting Appliances, May 2016.

  • ABS reviews UMaine’s new floating offshore wind...

    Classification service provider American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has concluded a design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation of the US-based University of Maine’s (UMaine) new floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) concept VolturnUS.

  • A Deeper Look into the Charts For Bureau Veritas...

    Shares of Bureau Veritas SA (BVRDF) are on watch as the Tenkan Line has moved above the  Kijun line, indicating positive momentum for the equity.  Bureau Veritas SA moved 0.057 in the most recent session and touched 25.4000 on a recent tick. 

  • ClassNK releases latest technical rules and...

    Leading classification society ClassNK released its new set of technical rules Rules and Guidance for Ballast Water Management Installations, in accordance with the entry into force of The International Convention for The Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (hereinafter referred to as the “BWM Convention”), and amendments to Regulations for the Classification and Registry of Ships on 8 September 2017. 


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 optimize delivery of maritime coatings

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.


Design-side Innovation to Minimize the Environmental Footprint of Ro/Pax Ferry

Donald MacPherson, Technical Director of HydroComp, Inc. Durham, NH USA, in cooperation with Greek partners NAP Engineering, HeLeNGi Engineering, and Blue Star Ferries, recently presented the design of the new LNG-fuelled vessel by Blue Star Ferries at the conference “Power and Propulsion Alternatives for Ships” organized by The Royal Institution of Naval Architects in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.