Wednesday, September 11, 2013

DNV and GL Merger a Done Deal

New company, DNV GL, will be operational beginning September 12, 2013.

September 11, 2013
Total Views: 39

Thursday, December 20, 2012
dnv gl group merger

DNV and GL Group Announce Landmark Merger

A merger of international classification superpowers has been announced today. Norwegian classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and German classification society Germanischer Lloyd have agreed to merge their respective businesses...

December 20, 2012
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Ship Design

GL Forum: The Use of 3D Technology in Shipping and Shipbuilding

Hamburg/Germany– Ships and offshore units are specialist structures with high requirements for efficiency and availability throughout their entire life cycle. Many of the processes, from production all the way to...

November 27, 2012
Total Views: 15

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

GL Provides EEDI Certificates for Four Super Green Vessels

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has presented UK-based shipper Carisbrooke Shipping with energy efficiency design index (EEDI) certificates for four low emission dry cargo vessels, the German classification society said in a...

September 11, 2012
Total Views: 8

Monday, June 18, 2012

GL Halts Iran Business [REPORT]

Ship classification society Germanischer Lloyd has reportedly stopped verifying safety and environmental standards for ship’s belonging to Iran’s biggest shipping companies, Reuters reports. GL is the latest class society to...

June 18, 2012
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Thursday, June 14, 2012

United Against Nuclear Iran Targets Germanischer Lloyd

U.S.-based pressure group against Iran’s nuclear ambitions, United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI), on Thursday called on classification society Germanischer Lloyd (GL) to stop certifying Iranian ships, specifically those of the...

June 14, 2012
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

GL to Jointly Develop LNG Solutions for Large Container Ships

Classification society Germanischer Lloyd said today that it has signed an agreement with Japanese shipbuilder IHI Marine United Inc. (IHIMU) to jointly investigate and develop solutions for large LNG-fueled container...

December 13, 2011
Total Views: 536

Monday, November 28, 2011
Press Releases

GL Updates Rules for Inland Navigation Vessels

Hamburg, Germany – To ensure the continuing safety and promote the efficiency of inland waterway transport, Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has released an update to the GL Rules for Inland Navigation...

November 28, 2011
Total Views: 3

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

BIT VIKING – World’s First LNG Product Tanker Enters Service

The world’s first LNG-fueled product tanker, the “Bit Viking”, is now officially in service according to class society Germanischer Lloyd (GL).  The 25,000 dwt product tanker underwent an LNG main...

November 23, 2011
Total Views: 45

Monday, June 20, 2011

GL Exchange Forum – “Towards a Cleaner Maritime Industry”

Hamburg, Germany – In a world increasingly dominated by the need to reduce environmental impacts, what role does shipping have to play? Technological solutions exist, but which will prove to...

June 20, 2011
Total Views: 13

Sunday, June 5, 2011

GL Ships Top USCG Port Safety List

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has once again topped the United States Coast Guard (USCG) Annual Port State Control (PSC) Report and Annual Class Performance List for 2010.  GL is again in...

June 5, 2011
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Engineering News

Germanischer Lloyd unveils energy efficient Aframax BEST-Plus ship design

Oslo, Norway – The on-going trend to greener shipping impacts all ship designs. In recognition of the recently developed Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), new design concepts have to focus...

May 31, 2011
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 19, 2011

GL Poll: Offshore Industry Undecided on Future Oil Price

Houston, TX – Oil and gas industry professionals are divided in opinion on whether the price of a barrel of oil will exceed $150 by the end of 2011, according...

May 19, 2011
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011

GL strengthens support of green ship recycling in Asia

Germanischer Lloyd (GL) has recently intensified its efforts to help shipyards, ship owners, suppliers and recycling facilities in Asia to comply with the forthcoming International Convention for the Safe and...

May 4, 2011
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

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 third party certification bodies in certifying...

May 3, 2011
Total Views: 4