Press+releases+from+2012

2012-12-20

DNV and GL to merge

Hamburg/Oslo: An agreement has been signed to merge DNV and GL. The new entity will 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 within management system certification.

2012-12-20

DNV to class PETRONAS FLNG Unit, expected to be world’s first in operation

Oslo: DNV has been awarded the contract to class PETRONAS' first floating LNG unit (PFLNG 1), destined for the Kanowit field offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.

2012-12-18

DNV and Gingko Bioworks with potentially Game Changing technology for Utilizing CO₂

DNV Research & Innovation is pleased to announce significant progress in our collaboration with Gingko Bioworks in developing an advanced microbiological pathway to convert CO2 to fuels and chemicals. The successful results of our work were presented at the ARPA-E Electrofuels Workshop on December 10th, 2012.

2012-12-13

DNV KEMA strengthens smart grid services in Asia Pacific

DNV KEMA strengthens its smart grid-related services with the appointment of Don Bonnitcha as Director for DNV KEMA’s Management and Operations Consulting Services in Asia Pacific.

2012-12-13

EU said yes to the Swedish-Finnish maritime suggestion

When defined actions are conducted the participants of the Swedish-Finnish maritime suggestion “Make a Difference” will be co-financed by the EU via the Trans-European Transport Network.

2012-12-12

DNV retains ‘Best Verifier’ ranking

DNV has retained its ranking as the ‘Best Verifier’ in the 13th annual Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance market survey of environmental markets – for the 3rd year in succession.

2012-12-10

New Group Vice President of Communications and External Relations for DNV Group

DNV has appointed Stefan Nerpin as its new Group Vice President of Communications and External Relations for the DNV Group. Mr Nerpin brings with him extensive international leadership experience and a strong track record of corporate communications and branding.

2012-12-04

DNV launches a design framework for floating structures in ice

The oil and gas industry has lacked adequate and transparent design practices for floating structures in ice-covered Arctic waters. Now, DNV and key industry players have developed an enhanced design framework for such structures, adapted from existing and established design practices used for open waters in other harsh areas.

2012-12-04

Next generation consequence modelling launched by DNV Software

DNV Software is launching a new version of the world’s leading consequence analysis software tool for the process industries, Phast 7. Following the tradition of over thirty years of continuous development and innovation, this latest version introduces an array of new features for managing risk.

2012-11-27

Rune Torhaug new head of DNV Research and Innovation

27. November 2012, Høvik, Norway – Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has appointed Rune Torhaug as the new Managing Director for DNV Research and Innovation. He has worked internationally with leadership roles in DNV Energy, DNV Maritime and DNV Business Assurance.

2012-11-27

Preparing for upcoming market of extreme testing

Arnhem, the Netherlands / Burlington, Mass., US / Høvik, Norway, 27 November 2012 – Energy consulting and testing & certification company DNV KEMA will invest approximately EUR 70 million in the expansion of its High-Power Laboratory in Arnhem, the Netherlands. With the expansion, DNV KEMA creates the first laboratory in the world in the extreme testing segment for the upcoming market for super grids: bulk energy transport at 800 kV+ levels (800,000 Volts and above). The investment has been made possible by DNV KEMA's majority shareholder, global risk management company, DNV.

2012-11-26

New system integration standard for underwater operations

Oslo: DNV has now published its new standard for Underwater Deployment & Recovery Systems, DNV-OS-E407. This standard provides a framework for the verification and certification of underwater deployment and recovery systems using Technology Qualification methodology.

2012-11-21

The world’s fleet is going to change as we head for 2020

The ratification of IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention is not yet certain, and the global sulphur limit in 2020 is subject to a review in 2018. What is certain is the new emission control areas and the energy efficiency design requirements that will soon enter into force. Certain or uncertain – all have a profound effect on the shipping industry’s uptake of new technologies. DNV’s look into the coming eight years, gives a clear answer: the world’s fleet composition is going to change as we head for 2020.

2012-11-07

Vibecke Hverven joins DNV KEMA as new Scandinavia regional manager

DNV strengthens its energy business in Scandinavia

2012-11-07

New insight into sustainability practices of the world’s largest companies

In the drive for greater transparency companies are losing sight of the bigger sustainability picture. This is one of the conclusions in the 2012 Tomorrow’s Value Research report from DNV Two Tomorrows. Whilst an increasing number of organisations are painting a legitimate picture of sustainability success, the reality is that on a global scale they are far from reaching solutions.

2012-11-01

DNV authorised by the Japanese government

Tokyo, 1. November 2012: During a ceremony held in Tokyo, DNV was confirmed to be formally authorised by the Japanese government to carry out surveys on ships flying the Japanese flag.

2012-10-31

Technology key to addressing Japan’s energy challenges

Japan is increasingly focusing on renewable power sources as it pushes to move away from nuclear energy. “By taking up cutting-edge technologies, Japan can be a catalyst for the development of new energy technologies, especially in the area of offshore floating wind turbines and grid transmission and distribution systems,” says Bjørn Tore Markussen, Chief Operating Officer for DNV KEMA Asia.

2012-10-31

Seafood safety in focus as Norway’s Prime Minister Stoltenberg visits Japan

Tokyo, 31.10.2012: -Japan has a long tradition for appreciation of seafood, and Japanese society is known to be particularly concerned with the quality and food safety of the seafood consumed. The versatile nature of seafood requires special care to be taken to ensure the desired quality and necessary food safety, said DNV Business Assurance Country Manager for Japan, Mr. Naoki Maeda during a seminar headed by Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Ms. Lisbeth Berg-Hansen.

2012-10-29

DNV assists Belgium take the next step towards LNG bunkering

Oslo: The Flemish government and the port authorities of Antwerp, Zeebrugge, Ghent and Fluxys have published a feasibility study on LNG bunkering. DNV provided a market forecasting study, a regulatory analysis and modelled the LNG supply logistics. The Flemish government is now acting on DNV recommendations to ensure the safe introduction of LNG bunkering at Flemish seaports.

2012-10-25

DNV unveils its SUNdy floating solar field concept

Many countries are turning to solar technology and renewable energy because of a need for alternative energy sources and environmental concerns. To help meet these needs, DNV has developed SUNdy, a large-scale offshore solar field concept which launched at Singapore International Energy Week.

2012-10-16

Joint Industry Project on Assessing Requirements for LNG Bunkering in Australia

Det Norske Veritas (DNV) and nine key members of the Australian maritime, port and energy sectors have established a four-month study organized as a Joint Industry Project (JIP).

2012-10-16

DNV Software targets mass market for RAM analysis with launch of Maros Lite

DNV Software is pleased to announce the release of the new RAM analysis product Maros Lite. Maros Lite now brings RAM analysis to a much wider market, empowering users to attain best return on investment with fast, informed and effective decisions on the performance of a single unit process industry asset.

2012-10-12

Azuri Technologies wins Sustainia Award

The Sustainia Award, backed by an international sustainability alliance including DNV, went to British Azuri Technologies for its off-grid solar innovation.

2012-10-09

Upgraded LNG containment system for reduced boil-off

Oslo: GTT’s Mark III cargo containment system has been further developed to reduce the boil-off rate from LNG carriers by one third. DNV is the first class society to qualify this new GTT technology called Mark III FLEX.

2012-10-09

DNV has not confirmed that Yme is fit for duty

Oslo: DNV has not confirmed that the Yme-platform is fit for duty as stated in the Norwegian technical newspaper (TU) published October 5th.

2012-10-02

DNV KEMA secures wind framework agreement

DNV KEMA to provide wind and environmental assessments and technical due diligence for 20-50 wind power projects for German wind power developer SoWiTec.

2012-10-02

New class notation for seismic vessels

Oslo: DNV has developed a new class notation for seismic vessels in consultation with key industry players such as WesternGeco, PGS and Fugro-Geoteam. The need to have enhanced redundancy and proper deck arrangements to ensure continuous operation without loss of speed is the backbone of these new technical requirements.

2012-10-01

New Customer Satisfaction Scored Assessments to ensure customer loyalty

Milan: DNV Business Assurance’ new scored assessment services for the customer satisfaction management (CSM) standards in the ISO 10000 family support organizations towards customer satisfaction and loyalty.

2012-09-28

Green light from the US Department of Energy

28. September 2012, Columbus, OHIO. DNV Research and Innovation’s project for exploring the outer limits of battery operations receives US Department of Energy’s attention.

2012-09-25

DNV leads on global standard for shale gas risk management

DNV has launched a Recommended Practice (RP) for the entire life cycle of shale gas extraction, based on risk management principles. The objective is for the RP to form the basis for a globally recognised standard for safe and sustainable shale gas extraction.

2012-09-21

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability joins the Energy & Utilities Alliance

London, UK – September 20, 2012 – DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability has joined the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), which provides a leading industry voice to help shape future policy direction within the UK energy and utilities sector.

2012-09-21

DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability joins the Energy & Utilities Alliance

London, UK – September 20, 2012 – DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability has joined the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), which provides a leading industry voice to help shape future policy direction within the UK energy and utilities sector.

2012-09-18

DNV launches innovation concept for efficient offshore power generation

In remote and ultra-deep waters, power generation for large field developments is demanding. By centralizing and sharing the power generation between several production units, the new DNV concept can reduce both emissions and costs.

2012-09-11

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 familiar with, and in combination with DNV’s Hull Integrity Management system, the software’s accessibility further simplifies inspection planning, reporting and monitoring.

2012-09-06

New experimental data to support CCS safety

The safe handling of very large quantities of carbon dioxide (CO2) will be a requirement of all Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) projects. Today the DNV led CO2PIPETRANS joint industry project (JIP) is making freely available experimental data which will further support global CCS implementation.

2012-09-05

Hull design boosts fuel economy of ultra large container ships

Hamburg: A collaboration involving APL, Hyundai Heavy Industries and DNV has resulted in a hull design that will make APL’s 10 new ultra large container ships some 20 per cent more fuel efficient per TEU compared with existing designs.

2012-09-05

Smooth operation with Fuel Cells

4. September 2012, Høvik - Fuel cell technology proves successful in a new position paper from DNV Research and Innovation, giving hope to a future of reduced emissions from shipping.

2012-08-30

DNV: ISO 50001 certification to Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd

Pireaus: DNV has awarded ISO 50001 certification to the Greek shipping company Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd. DNV also evaluated the SEEMPs prepared by Arcadia Shipmanagement Co Ltd for all its vessels and issued corresponding statements of conformity.

2012-08-29

DNV and FNI release Arctic study at ONS

Stavanger: A new study about crucial risk management issues relating to Arctic operations is released by DNV and the Fridtjof Nansen Institute (FNI). This concludes that, in order to safely develop Arctic resources, there is a need for improved technology, oil spill preparedness and close cooperation between the authorities, industry and society.

2012-08-28

New revision of the DNV pipeline standard

A new revision of the DNV Offshore Standard for Submarine Pipeline Systems, DNV-OS-F101, is now available providing significant improvements based on solid feedback from the industry. Close to 1,000 comments were received during the consultation process.

2012-08-23

DNV Business Assurance joins Sedex

Milan/London: DNV Business Assurance is now a member of the Sedex Audit Company Group. Customers can benefit from the world’s largest collaborative platform for managing ethical supply chain data, increasing the efficiency of supply chain auditing.

2012-08-22

DNV Software launches ground-breaking functionality for strength analysis of jackets

With the new 6.3 version of Sesam GeniE, DNV Software introduces an innovative method of strength analysis through the entire lifecycle of fixed offshore structures. The solution improves the efficiency and reliability of the critical data handling, increasing the operation’s security and profitability. This launch makes Sesam GeniE the most comprehensive tool for strength analysis of fixed offshore structures in the market.

2012-08-09

Students develop oil spill contingency concept for the Arctic

Oslo: DNV’s summer students yesterday 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 system, including requirements for people, vessels and equipment.

2012-07-20

Nina Skorupska appointed member of Supervisory Board DNV KEMA

Arnhem, the Netherlands, July 20, 2012 – Nina Skorupska (50) has been appointed member of the Supervisory Board of DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability. Skorupska holds the position of Chief Technology Officer, and member of the Executive Board, of Essent.

2012-07-03

Karen Conover named Clean Energy, Education and Empowerment Ambassador

Seattle, Washington: Karen Conover, a Vice President at DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, has been named as one of the inaugural Ambassadors for the U.S. Clean Energy, Education & Empowerment (C3E) program.

2012-06-27

Assisting Rio towards a low carbon future

The City of Rio de Janeiro and the World Bank are pioneering an innovative, city-level program for climate change mitigation. DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability has confirmed the program’s compliance with the requirements of the new Low Carbon City Development Program Assessment Protocol.

2012-06-22

FellowSHIP selected as a top sustainable solution at Rio%2B20

Hybrid energy system for merchant ships which couples a fuel cell with advanced batteries, saving fuel and reducing emissions, named to Sustainia100 - a guide to 100 society-transforming, sustainable and readily available solutions.

2012-06-21

Experimental data released to enhance CO2 pipeline design

Previously CO2 pipelines have been designed with uncertainty in the computer simulation of CO2 dispersion due to the lack of experimental data. Now, experimental data results are made available by the DNV led CO2PIPETRANS joint industry project (JIP) providing the industry with a significant improved design basis.

2012-06-20

Call for more Research & Innovation

DNV COO Elisabeth Tørstad calls for more research & innovation to better serve the transition to a low-carbon economy.

2012-06-18

Call for industry to act upon the Maritime Labour Convention

Oslo: Sweden has become the 28th country to ratify the Maritime Labour Convention, and the threshold requirement for entry into force is expected to be fulfilled very soon. Shipowners, management companies, crew manning agencies and yards are encouraged to act now in order to handle the requirements effectively.

2012-06-18

New version of the Synergi Environmental Management Module launched

DNV Software is streamlining sustainability reporting through launching a new version of the Synergi Environmental Management Module.

2012-06-13

David Walker new CEO of DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability

David Walker (56) has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DNV KEMA. He joins from the position of Chief Strategy Officer for the DNV Group.

2012-06-06

ADMA-OPCO chooses DNV Software for deliverance of asset integrity management solutions

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) has chosen DNV Software to deliver asset integrity management software and services covering their fixed and floating offshore installations, pipelines and processing facilities. This significant contract represents an industrial recognition of DNV Software’s Enterprise Risk Management solutions.

2012-06-05

DNV reveals technology uptake towards 2020

Athens: DNV has developed a simulation model using global shipping data and technology specific information to predict the deployment of emission reduction and energy efficiency technologies up to 2020.

2012-06-05

New fuel-efficient Handysize bulk carrier concept design using existing technologies

Athens: A new Handysize bulk carrier concept design - the Green Dolphin, created by the Shanghai Merchant Ship Design & Research Institute (SDARI) and development partners DNV and Wärtsilä - uses existing technologies to meet owners’ needs for fuel efficiency and operational flexibility while also being ready for future environmental regulations.

2012-05-31

DNV to conduct risk studies for German LNG bunker station

Hamburg: Gasnor and Brunsbüttel Port are planning to build an LNG (liquefied natural gas) bunker station at Brunsbüttel, Germany. DNV has been contracted to conduct the risk studies of the project, which will be the basis for the authorities’ approval of the project.

2012-05-25

Hafslund Nett selects DNV KEMA

DNV KEMA has been selected by Hafslund Nett to provide independent quality assurance of a smart meter roll out project. Hafslund Nett is the Distribution System Operator (DSO) in the Oslo area and will install about 550 000 smart meters by 2017.

2012-05-23

Offshore Support Ship of the Year Award given to the DNV-classed North Sea Giant

The prestigious Offshore Support Vessel of the Year Award for 2012 was recently given to the North Sea Giant, which was built to DNV class at the Metalships & Docks shipyard in Vigo, Spain.

2012-05-16

DNV Clean Technology Centre and WDA launch new $130,000 safety programme for the manufacturing sector

Singapore: The Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and the Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Clean Technology Centre today announced the WDA-DNV Excellence In Safety Training (WEST) programme to raise safety standards and skills for the manufacturing workforce benefitting 80 local workers over the next year.

2012-05-14

Norway Day at Expo in Korea

Yeosu, 14 May: HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and Norway’s Minister of Trade and Industry Trond Giske today attended Norway Day celebrations at the World Expo in Korea. Norway’s participation in the World Expo is a partnership between the Norwegian authorities and four private sponsors – Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Höegh Autoliners, Kongsberg and Wilh. Wilhelmsen.

2012-05-11

Smart Energy Collective

DNV KEMA signs cooperation agreement involving the development of five large-scale smart grid demonstration projects.

2012-05-08

DNV expands its sustainability consultancy with the acquisition of Two Tomorrows Group

London: DNV, the international risk management company, has acquired leading sustainability agency, Two Tomorrows Group, further expanding its sustainability consulting service capability across the globe.

2012-05-07

DNV has entered into a strategic partnership with Norwegian StormGeo Group

Oslo/Bergen: DNV has, as part of a strategic partnership with StormGeo, acquired the right to purchase 22,6 % of StormGeo’s shares through a mutually convertible capital issue, putting their weight behind a world-leading meteorology and risk assessment company. Bjørn K. Haugland, Chief Technology and Sustainability Officer of DNV Group will join the Board of Directors of StormGeo.

2012-04-30

DNV increases its Arctic focus and acquires the oil-spill preparedness company NPS

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 its recognised expertise will play an important role in our activities in this field,” says Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, DNV’s COO of the Norway, Russia and Finland division.

2012-04-26

Strong performance in key markets

Oslo: DNV last year continued to perform strongly in all its key markets worldwide through its range of services for managing risk. The company managed to secure a good share of the newbuilding classification market in a contracting shipping market, while matching industry growth rates in the oil and gas sector. In addition, DNV managed to strengthen its global position within the Business Assurance sector. DNV also announced its largest ever acquisition, giving it a new global position in the energy business.

2012-04-26

DNV KEMA establishes Asia HQ for transmission and cleaner energy sectors in Beijing

Beijing 26. April: DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability is setting up its Asia Pacific Headquarters for services towards the transmission and cleaner energy sectors in Beijing. “DNV is committed to help China develop a safer, more efficient and reliable energy supply system with improved fossil and renewable power generation to support China’s growth ambitions and development towards a low carbon economy,” said DNV’s Group CEO Henrik O. Madsen at a press conference in Beijing.

2012-04-19

DNV leads discussion on LNG bunkering in Europe

Brussels: Recognising that LNG is one of the best solutions for complying with upcoming emission regulations for ships, DNV is currently conducting a feasibility study for the Flemish Government relating to the provision of LNG bunkering facilities in three Belgian ports.

2012-04-13

Solutions for a sustainable tomorrow

Join us in finding the solutions for a sustainable tomorrow. Until April 20, you can nominate a solution for the Sustainia100 and if selected, enter the run-up to the Sustainia Award.

2012-04-13

DNV to cooperate with Korea National Oil Corporation on EHSQ

Seoul: DNV and Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC), a state-run oil company in South Korea, have agreed to cooperate on environment, health, safety and quality management system enhancement.

2012-04-13

Close ties between DNV and KOGAS in LNG research and development

Seoul: DNV has signed a MOU with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), South Korea’s state-run gas corporation, to cooperate on research and development in the LNG sector. While this is DNV’s second MOU with KOGAS, following the first in 2010 to cooperate on EHSQ issues, DNV is the first international risk management organisation in Korea to cooperate with KOGAS on research and development projects in the LNG sector.

2012-04-12

Singapore Joint Industry Project on future LNG Bunkering

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), has established a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to investigate the operational feasibility of LNG bunkering in Singapore in collaboration with Det Norske Veritas (DNV) Clean Technology Centre and 21 industry partners.

2012-04-03

New staff appointments at DNV Petroleum Services

Singapore: DNV Petroleum Services (DNVPS) is pleased to announce that several highly experienced individuals have joined its offices in Piraeus and Oslo.

2012-03-30

DNV acquires Vattenfall shares in STRI

DNV acquires Vattenfall shares in STRI to expand its presence in the power transmission sector.

2012-03-29

DNV and WWF to cooperate

Høvik: DNV has entered into a formal cooperation agreement with wildlife conservation organisation WWF Norway. This agreement has a strategic and innovative focus, in which four areas that are important to both parties are key: sustainable shipping, a low-carbon society, the Arctic and assurance and sustainability standards.

2012-03-29

DNV acquires COEX AS

OSLO: DNV has signed an agreement to acquire COEX AS, a Bergen-based IT company.

2012-03-14

First true hybrid system to be installed on board an offshore supply vessel

London: A true hybrid energy system is currently being developed for installation on board the offshore supply vessel Viking Lady. An impressive battery pack for energy storage will soon be installed. When the new system is complete, the operation of the engine will be more smooth and cost effective giving further emission reductions.

2012-03-08

DNV supports Sustainia initiative

International initiative gathers prominent sustainability leaders to build world’s first realistic model of a sustainable future.

2012-02-29

DNV strengthens global positions through three separate companies

OSLO: Following the transfer of the majority shareholding in KEMA, DNV is now establishing a group structure to manage the strong industry positions it now holds. By merging some of its activities with KEMA, DNV is committed to driving the global transition toward a safe, reliable and clean energy future.

2012-02-29

Remi Eriksen new CEO of DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas

OSLO: Remi Eriksen will take up the position as Chief Executive Officer of DNV Maritime and Oil & Gas on 1 March. Following its acquisition of the majority shareholding in KEMA, DNV is now establishing a group structure with three companies to manage the strong multiple industry positions it now holds.

2012-02-29

New CEO in DNV Business Assurance

Luca Crisciotti has been appointed new CEO of DNV Business Assurance, and takes on this position starting March 1st. DNV Business Assurance’ former CEO, Thomas Vogth-Eriksen will take on the role as Chief Financial Officer at DNV Group level.

2012-02-29

Green light for new company DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability

Arnhem, the Netherlands: DNV and KEMA have obtained the necessary regulatory clearances to create a world-leading consulting and testing & certification company for the global energy sector: DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability (DNV KEMA).

2012-02-17

Wallem installs DNV Navigator to its fleet of more than 190 ships

Wallem Ship Management in Hong Kong has ordered DNV Navigator for its managed fleet of more than 190 ships. The contract also includes the Work and Rest Hours module allowing for compliance with international legislation on rest hours for seafarers.

2012-02-07

The subsea industry gathers to deal with deep-water lifting challenges

As oil and gas developments go deeper, the risk related to lifting operations is increasing. “Existing standards and regulations don’t sufficiently meet this challenge and this is why DNV now has initiated a joint industry project to ensure a unified safety approach. Fourteen key international offshore players have joined the project,” says Robert A. Oftedal, DNV’s Business Development Leader, Cranes & Lifting.

2012-01-20

New deep-water pipeline concept reduces cost but not safety

London: DNV has developed a new pipeline concept, called X-Stream, that can significantly reduce the cost of a deep- and ultra-deepwater gas pipeline while still complying with the strictest safety and integrity regime. X-Stream is based on established and field-proven technologies which have been innovatively arranged.

2012-01-19

Large LNG-fuelled container ship granted approval in principle

Oslo: Kawasaki Heavy Industries has completed the development of a large, 9 000 TEU container ship fuelled by LNG and obtained Approval in Principle from DNV. The ship is designed with a new type of LNG tank that provides more space for container cargo.

2012-01-17

DNV to map the future of LNG bunkering in Belgium

Antwerp: 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 Belgium.

2012-01-16

Vale Beijing incident not related to global strength issues or single pass loading

OSLO: Calculations performed by the classification society DNV demonstrate that the damage on the Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) Vale Beijing was not caused by any global strength issue. DNV does not believe that single pass loading (covered by the class notation EL-2) contributed to the damage.

2012-01-13

Offshore turbine blades require increased reliability focus

As offshore wind turbine blades are getting larger, new methods to assess the integrity and remaining life time of the blades are needed.

2012-01-13

Offshore turbine blades require increased reliability focus

As offshore wind turbine blades are getting larger, new methods to assess the integrity and remaining life time of the blades are needed.

2012-01-11

DNV Nemko Presafe acquires DGM

Oslo: The newly formed DNV Nemko Presafe has agreed with DS Certificering A/S to acquire their DGM (Danish Medical Devices Certification) unit to form a new and focused entity within the Medical device certification field.

2012-01-09

DNV establishes Deepwater Technology Centre in Singapore

DNV has launched a Deepwater Technology Centre in Singapore. The aim is to serve the oil and gas industry in the whole Asia Pacific region and to become a sizeable and complete competence centre for deepwater oil and gas developments. “We will capitalize on DNV’s 40 years of experience in offshore and deepwater, and on the leading position of our well established deepwater centres in Houston, Oslo and Rio de Janeiro,” said DNV’s COO Remi Eriksen at the opening ceremony in Singapore.

2012-01-06

DNV Petroleum Services appoints Charlotte Rojgaard as Global Technical Manager

Singapore - DNV Petroleum Services (DNVPS) is pleased to announce that Charlotte Rojgaard has taken over from Dag Olav Halle as the company’s Global Technical Manager; a position based in the DNVPS headquarters in Singapore.

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