New DNV GL class notations aim to improve stern tube bearing performance

  DNV GL has revised its class rules for single stern tube bearing installations and introduced two new class notations, “Shaft align(1)” and “Shaft align(2)”, to help customers better manage the risk of stern tube bearing failure. The new class notations can be assigned to both newbuilds and vessels in service in conjunction with propeller shaft withdrawal. The classification rules

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Historical power interconnector in Canada achieves key milestone

Zurich, Switzerland, January 30, 2018 – ABB successfully tests HVDC link enabling exchange of clean power from Newfoundland and Labrador to Nova Scotia and the North American grid ABB recently achieved a major milestone with the successful testing of the Maritime Link, enabling Emera to exchange electricity between the Island of Newfoundland and Nova Scotia for the first time in

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LSC Shipmanagement rolls out DNV GL’s maritime software portfolio

  Latvian Shipping Company (LSC) Shipmanagement has a fast-growing handysize and medium range tanker fleet, currently numbering 26 vessels. The increasing number of ships has brought a heightened focus on optimizing fleet management and operations, and LSC has turned to DNV GL for the answer. Published: 30 January 2018 Author: Rolf G. S. Buøen Keywords: Software, Ship management Contact: Ketil

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Saudi Aramco, Partners Announce the Launch of the International Maritime Industries Company

Dhahran, December 30, 2017 Saudi Aramco and its partners; Lamprell Plc, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (“Bahri”); and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd. (HHI), today announced the official launch of their International Maritime Industries (IMI) joint venture. When fully operational in 2022, this integrated maritime yard will be one of the largest full-service maritime facility. This new joint

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Subsea variable speed drive successfully tested under water

Test simulated harsh water environment to subsea variable speed drive (VSD) and proves reliability of concept as Joint Industry Project team pushes boundaries of traditional product development. The first full scale prototype of a subsea variable speed drive has been successfully tested in a sheltered harbor in Vaasa, Finland, taking the vision of an all-electric subsea processing facility one step

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Keppel Singmarine delivers multi-purpose ice-class vessel

It is the 11th ice-class vessel delivered, the most by any company, in the last decade Keppel Singmarine Pte Ltd (Keppel Singmarine), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), has delivered a multi-purpose ice-class vessel to New Orient Marine Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Luxembourg-based Maritime Construction Services SA (Maritime Construction Services). Named MPV Everest, the

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Defining decarbonisation pathway for shipping – Zero Emission Vessels 2030 study released

LR and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) have today released ‘Zero Emission Vessels 2030’, a new study that aims to demonstrate the viability of zero emission vessels (ZEVs) – identifying what needs to be in place to make them a competitive solution for decarbonisation. 11 December 2017 The first milestone in the IMO greenhouse gas (GHG) Roadmap is approaching: MEPC

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Marintec China: 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 today. Published: 06 December 2017 Author: Keywords: Maritime Contact: Nikos Späth Head of Media and Public Relations,

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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

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Today, Fugro has finalised the divestment of its non-core trenching and cable laying business to Global Marine Group (GMG), a global, leading supplier of subsea cable installation and maintenance services. GMG has acquired the business in exchange for an equity stake of around 24% in the combined business valued at US$ 65 million, and a one year secured vendor loan

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ADNOC and Abu Dhabi Ports to Establish High Tech Marine Simulation Centre

Abu Dhabi, UAE – November 23, 2017: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Abu Dhabi Ports are to establish a joint Marine Simulator Centre in Musaffah, Abu Dhabi, to provide a range of maritime training for the UAE’s growing marine workforce. Under this long-term partnership, the Marine Simulation Centre will provide training for ADNOC employees and serve the

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CH2M team selected by the Port of San Francisco to secure resilient waterfront for the future

The Port of San Francisco has selected CH2M, in partnership with Arcadis, to lead the design and engineering for the 10-year, $40 million Seawall Resiliency Project. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Port of San Francisco has selected CH2M, a leading program management firm and provider of global maritime engineering and coastal resiliency services, in partnership with Arcadis,

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