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DNV is the leading classification society for bulk carriers, in terms of safety performance (according to PSC, Intercargo and publicly available benchmarking reports) as well as in preparing the existing bulker fleet to comply with decarbonization regulations and ambitions. 

The majority of bulkers built with alternative fuels (LNG) are to DNV class. 

We provide a rule set and full service line for the entire ship lifecycle, from design and construction throughout the operational period, including potential conversions or retrofits. 

We are there for you from the first design approval to smart ship building projects and seamless ship in operation services with our network of bulk carrier experts in all major dry bulk hubs around the world. 

DNV is the leader in digitalization, and use state-of-the-art digital solutions to serve you 24/7 through DATETM and remote surveys.

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Ensuring satisfactory aft stern tube bearing lubrication performance

DNV’s long-standing efforts to ensure safe performance of aft most propeller shaft bearings continue, and our oil lubrication acceptance criteria has been updated to differentiate between environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) and mineral oils

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Number one safety issue for bulkers: cargo liquefaction

DNV’s guideline adresses the design and operation of vessels with bulk cargoes that may liquefy

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Finding the best design for a future-proof bulker - Bulk Insights

The design must ensure that a ship remains compliant and competitive over its lifetime to meet or beat greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions regulations and targets

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Ticket to trade: Increasing deadweight for improved efficiency

The environmental ratings of vessels are increasingly important in order for shipowners to win new contracts

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Decarbonization in shipping

GHG emissions from shipping to be reduced by at least by 50% in 2050. The shipping industry is expected to act upon the Paris Agreement and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

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Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index

The EEXI is to be verified and a new Energy Efficiency Certificate issued no later than the first annual IAPP survey on or after 1 January 2023

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Digitalization in maritime industry

At DNV you benefit from many digitalized services such as DATE, electronic certificates, smart survey bookings and sophisticated cyber security solutions

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Maritime cyber security

Why cyber security is essential for the different maritime stakeholders – watch the video and explore ISM guidance, FAQs and more