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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
GL Noble Denton Publishes New BOP Certification Guidelines
Offshore

GL Noble Denton Publishes New BOP Certification Guidelines

GL Noble Denton has published a new Guideline for the certification of blow-out preventers (BOPs), clearly defining the process to be undertaken by independent

May 3, 2011
Total Views: 33

Monday, May 2, 2011
ABS Provides Comprehensive Guidance for Drilling Systems
News

ABS Provides Comprehensive Guidance for Drilling Systems

Class society ABS announces the release of its enhanced Guide for the Classification of Drilling Systems which provides a comprehensive approach to classing

May 2, 2011
Total Views: 330

USCG gives DNV nod for Passenger Ship Safety Certificates
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USCG gives DNV nod for Passenger Ship Safety Certificates

Houston: The U.S. Coast Guard has extended DNV’s statutory authorizations under the USCG Alternate Compliance Program to include Passenger Ship Safety

May 2, 2011
Total Views: 8

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
News

Bureau Veritas and Russian Register sign LNG/FPU co-operation agreement

Classification societies Bureau Veritas (BV) and Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) have signed a three-year co-operation agreement covering the

February 22, 2011
Total Views: 36

Tuesday, February 15, 2011
ABS announces new CEO
News

ABS announces new CEO

ABS Announces Christopher J. Wiernicki to Become CEO, Robert D. Somerville Remains as Chairman (Houston, TX—)  ABS President and Chief Operating Officer

February 15, 2011
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, January 18, 2011
DNVPS charts 30 years of progress in the bunker testing business
News

DNVPS charts 30 years of progress in the bunker testing business

SINGAPORE – When DNV Petroleum Services (DNVPS) launched its marine residual fuel testing service on Jan 1, 1981, ship operators for the first time were

January 18, 2011
Total Views: 57

Thursday, January 13, 2011
FutureShip’s hull design optimization results in significant fuel savings
News

FutureShip’s hull design optimization results in significant fuel savings

12. Jan. 2011 | Hamburg – A series of 9,000 TEU container ships were significantly improved by simple hull design adjustments made by the joint venture

January 13, 2011
Total Views: 154

First certificate of compliance issued for MLC 2006 requirements
News

First certificate of compliance issued for MLC 2006 requirements

Lloyd’s Register has issued the first ILO Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) certificate of compliance “pre-convention”, or ahead of entry

January 13, 2011
Total Views: 11

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
US Coast Guard Extends Recognized Authority Capabilities of ABS
Defense

US Coast Guard Extends Recognized Authority Capabilities of ABS

First Class Society Authorized by USCG to issue Certificate of Fitness for OSVs handling Noxious Liquid Substances (Houston, TX—) The US Coast Guard

January 12, 2011
Total Views: 3

Bureau Veritas issues guidance for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
News

Bureau Veritas issues guidance for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

International classification society Bureau Veritas has issued guidelines for the Classification and Certification of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines. The

January 12, 2011
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, December 29, 2010
ABS Releases Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Guide
Engineering News

ABS Releases Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Guide

Classification society ABS announces the release of a Guide for Building and Classing Offshore Wind Turbine Installations, the first Guide to address design

December 29, 2010
Total Views: 26

Thursday, December 23, 2010
DNV develops class rules for offshore wind farm service vessels
Offshore

DNV develops class rules for offshore wind farm service vessels

Oslo: DNV has developed the world’s first class rules for wind farm service vessels in order to improve safety and promote uniform standards. The rules

December 23, 2010
Total Views: 29
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