Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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...
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...
Monday, June 18, 2012
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...
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...
Monday, November 28, 2011
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...
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...
Sunday, June 5, 2011
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
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...
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...
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...
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...
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