Wednesday, October 10, 2012

New LNG Membrane Containment System Achieves Reduced Boil-Off

French Engineering company Gaztransport & Technigaz, more commonly known as GTT, has upgraded its well-established Mark III LNG membrane containment system to achieve a reduced boil-off rate from LNG carriers...

October 10, 2012
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
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Engineering News

DNV Releases New Notation Specific to Seismic Vessels

Seismic vessels are among the most specialized vessels on the ocean, and as such, have very unique operational characteristics. In consultation with key industry players such as WesternGeco, PGS and...

October 2, 2012
Total Views: 33

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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Engineering News

DNV Awarded Class Contract for World’s First LNG FPSO

OSLO — DNV announced today that they have been awarded the contract to class the Petronas LNG FPSO (FLNG). The unit will be built by DSME in Korea and is...

September 26, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, September 18, 2012
OPera power systems
Engineering News

DNV Launches the OPera Concept, a High Voltage Floating Power Station

As oil and gas companies extend their presence to remote and ultra-deep waters, one of their main challenges is to maintain environmentally responsible operations while maximizing returns on investment.  Just...

September 18, 2012
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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Engineering News

DNV’s Hull Integrity System Now Integrated with AMOS

HAMBURG — DNV and AMOS system supplier SpecTec have launched an all-in-one planned inspection and maintenance system for ship structures. AMOS is a system that crew and management are already...

September 11, 2012
Total Views: 16

Monday, September 10, 2012
Engineering News

A Look at APL’s New Fuel-Efficient Hull Design For Ultra-Large Containerships

Editor’s Note: A collaboration involving APL, Hyundai Heavy Industries and DNV has resulted in an innovative new hull design expected to make APL’s 10 new 13,800 TEU containerships some 20...

September 10, 2012
Total Views: 127

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Viking Lady Fuel Cells Trial Ends In Success

With rising fuel prices and impending environmental regulations, the pressure is on for more efficient and environmentally friendly ships. For that reason, DNV Research and Innovation has been working on...

September 5, 2012
Total Views: 41

Thursday, August 30, 2012
Engineering News

DNV Issues ISO 50001, New Energy Management Cert to Arcadia Shipmanagement

As commercial ship operators around the world continue to search for ways to lower their environmental impact and operating costs, a voluntary international standard called ISO 50001 has been created that...

August 30, 2012
Total Views: 13

Thursday, August 9, 2012

Students Develop Concept Arctic Spill Response System

DNV’s summer students this week presented the results of seven weeks of intense and targeted work to develop a realistic and suitable concept for a year-round Arctic oil spill response...

August 9, 2012
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
viking energy lng ship

If the Fuel Lines Aren’t Completely Frozen, You’re Doing Something Wrong [VIDEO]

DNV released this video the other day showing the technical details of how exactly an LNG-powered ship such as Eidesvik’s Viking Energy is refueled.  DNV notes that this video is not...

June 27, 2012
Total Views: 4

Saturday, June 16, 2012
jarle hammer

Bulk Carrier Update | Will Low Priced Eco-Ships Delay the Market Recovery? [REPORT]

By Jarle Hammer, Republished from the DNV Bulk Carrier Update The dry bulk market has deteriorated significantly over the last six months, although rates have recovered from recent bottom levels. Since...

June 16, 2012
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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Ship Design

Interesting Ship – The ‘Green Dolphin’ Bulk Carrier Concept

New Fuel-Efficient Handysize Bulk Carrier Concept Design Uses Existing Technologies to Achieve Fuel Efficiency and Operational Flexibility By Per Wiggo Richardsen, DNV Athens: A new Handysize bulk carrier concept design...

June 5, 2012
Total Views: 242

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Engineering News

DNV Launches New Rule Book for Jackup Rig Builders and Designers

Coinciding with the announcement of Lamprell’s newbuild jackup order today, DNV released a new rule book for self-elevating units, aka jackups, which will guide designers and yards to class their designs...

May 1, 2012
Total Views: 1

Sunday, April 29, 2012

DNV Gains Arctic Oil Spill Response Expertise with Latest Acquisition

The Arctic has large oil and gas resources and operations in this sensitive and harsh area will require efficient oil-spill preparedness solutions. “The acquisition of Norwegian Petro Services (NPS) in Norway and...

April 29, 2012
Total Views: 1

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LNG, Get on Board or Get Left Behind…The Future is Already Here

Given the current price of low sulfur diesel, the enormous global emphasis on reducing the carbon footprint of our industry, and the fact the price of natural gas is currently...

April 29, 2012
Total Views: 17

Thursday, April 12, 2012

DNV Executive Interview – Fuel Cells, Subsea Technology, Arctic Shipping, and More

At last month’s Connecticut Maritime Association conference in Stamford, Connecticut, I met up with DNV Americas’ COO, Elisabeth Torstad, as well as President, DNV Maritime, Oil & Gas, Tor Svensen, and...

April 12, 2012
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Engineering News

Viking Lady Going Full Hybrid as FellowSHIP Fuel Cell Project Enters Phase III

Building on the success of the world’s first high temperature fuel cell power pack installation on board the OSV Viking Lady, the FellowSHIP project – a joint industry R&D project experimenting...

March 14, 2012
Total Views: 36

Thursday, February 2, 2012
DNV Kongsberg maritime simulator polaris

Kongsberg Maritime Polaris bridge simulator approved to latest DNV standard

Leading navigation simulator certified for new STCW Convention requirements. Kongsberg Maritime’s cutting-edge Polaris Bridge Simulator has received new DNV approval for the product category Bridge Operation Simulator, which includes notifications...

February 2, 2012
Total Views: 22

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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China’s Yangzijiang Shipbuilding Reveals Secrets of Success to DNV [INTERVIEW]

[dropcap style=”3″]Y[/dropcap]angzijiang Shipbuilding is another legend in China’s shipbuilding industry. As the first private shipbuilding enterprise to be listed in Singapore in 2007, Yangzijiang Shipbuilding has quickly ascended to become...

January 31, 2012
Total Views: 11

Thursday, January 19, 2012
Viking energy lng powered supply boat Eidesvik
Engineering News

The Key to LNG’s Maritime Expansion is Shore-based Infrastructure… DNV Accepts the Challenge

DNV has won a contract with the Flemish government to undertake a feasibility study for the provision of LNG bunkering facilities at the ports of Antwerp, Zeebrugge and Ghent in...

January 19, 2012
Total Views: 3