DNV GL grew revenues by 10 per cent in 2014, the group’s first full financial year since the 2013 merger of the Norwegian and German classification societies (DNV and GL).
Tor Svensen, CEO of DNV GL, has warned that the growing availability of communications and interconnected networks in the maritime industry is creating vulnerabilities that could be exploited by cyber attackers.
DNV GL has launched a hull and propeller performance analytics module, designed to give a more accurate picture on the impact that fouling is having on vessel performance and fuel efficiency.
Vessels for the Future, a new research initiative backed by DNV GL and over 50 other organisations, is aspiring to reach the goal of reducing maritime CO2 emissions by 80 per cent and completely eliminating SOx and NOx emissions by 2050.
Amarcon, an ABB Group company, reports that Singapore-based Pioneer Marine has selected its OCTOPUS-Onboard fuel monitoring systems for 12 Handysize bulk carriers currently under construction at the YangZhou GuoYu shipyard in China.
DNV GL reports that Hapag-Lloyd is preparing to become the world’s first shipowner certified as ready for EU MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) emissions regulations set to be finalised later this year.
Handysize bulk carrier operator Pacific Basin has confirmed that it is to implement DNV GL’s ShipManager fleet management system across its owned fleet within the next two years.
Dell OEM Solutions has introduced a range of IT equipment specifically designed for marine and offshore use and type-approved by DNV-GL.
DNV GL has introduced Fuel Change-Over (FCO) Calculator software ahead of new emissions regulations that will require ships to use fuel with lower sulphur content when operating in Emission Control Areas (ECAs) close to shore.
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