DNV GL Launches Its New Brand

December 26, 2013 in Companies, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Merged Company Has Some 16,000 Employees Worldwide

DNV GL is promoting a new brand following the successful merger of Norway’s Det Norske Veritas with Hamburg-based Germanischer Lloyd. “The new brand,” DNV GL Group president and CEO Henrik Madsen said in a release, “reflects our broader service offering aimed at enabling our customers to make the world safer, smarter and greener.”

DNV-GL Merger Is Approved

September 12, 2013 in Companies, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

New DNV GL Group Emphasizes Safety and Sustainability

Competition authorities in South Korea, the U.S., European Union and China have cleared the merger between DNV and GL (Norway’s Det Norske Veritas  and Germany’s Germanischer Lloyd), DNV reports.

DNV Emphasizes Pioneering Role

August 16, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Is Helping the Industry in Germany to Introduce LNG’

“Making technology-based decisions is complex for each individual company, as is finding the right way into the future. We fully support the overall political will and dedication to reduce harmful emissions from ship operations.”

NLI-Wilhelmsen LNG Tank Approved

June 4, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

DNV AiP for Design Said Suitable for Bunkering or Cargo Vessels

NLI Solutions and Wilhelmsen Technical Solutions, both of Norway, are trumpeting Approval in Principle from DNV on a jointly developed liquefied natural gas tank based on an NLI design. The tank design is being featured by Wilhelmsen at the Nor-Shipping exhibition in Oslo this week.

DNV Support for ‘LNG Ready’ Ships

April 21, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Owners Can Plan Now for Quicker Conversion as Bunkering Develops

Norway’s DNV advises shipowners that it can help make newbuilds and existing vessels “LNG ready” with class approved designs ready for later, simple retrofit of LNG technology. DNV says this service “enables shipowners to make smart choices and minimal investments now in readiness for when LNG bunkering becomes widely available.”

DNV for Antwerp LNG Support

March 19, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Procedures for LNG Bunkering for Supporting Clean Shipping’

The Antwerp Port Authority has commissioned DNV to develop operational procedures for LNG bunkering in preparation for supporting clean shipping in the region, DNV says. The port aims to position itself among the leaders in the Hamburg-Le Havre region ahead of stricter emissions controls entering into force in 2015, says the Oslo-based classification society (Det Norske Veritas).

WSF Wants LNG Ferries

February 21, 2013 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Bids Expected by March 4 to Convert Issaquah Six Boats,
As with Their Diesel Fuel Now, Bunkering Will Be by Truck

Washington State Ferries is awaiting proposals to convert six Issaquah class ferries serving Seattle/Puget Sound routes to pure liquefied natural gas or LNG-diesel dual fuel operation. The advantage is lower fuel costs over the long term and reduced emissions. The downside is general lack of experience and a plethora of operational changes and design details to be determined.

DNV and GL to Merge

December 26, 2012 in Companies, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

DNV GL Group to be Owned 65% by DNV and Employ More than 17,000

Norway’s Det Norske Veritas and Germany’s Germanischer Lloyd, both established in the 1860s, have agreed to merge, forming a new entity to be called DNV GL Group. “It will be one of the world’s leading ship classification societies and risk experts in the oil and gas, renewable energy and power sectors, and among the global top three in management system certification,” the firms say.

DNV Sees World Fleet Change

November 28, 2012 in LNG, Marine, Studies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

10% of Newbuilds in Next Eight Years Will Have Gas Engines

“More than one in 10 newbuildings in the next eight years will be delivered with gas fueled engines,” Det Norske Veritas says in a summary of its recently completed Shipping 2020 report. The emergence of shale gas will contribute to increased use of LNG, the Oslo-based classification society says.

DNV Posts LNG Bunkering Safety Video

June 28, 2012 in LNG, Marine by HHP  |  No Comments

DNV has posted a new video explaining the basics of liquefied natural gas bunkering for ships.

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