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A step change in fire safety on board containerships

CONTAINER | A new class notation from DNV attests to special fire detection and firefighting measures implemented on board a containership. The notation was first given to the 23k class MSC FEBE, the winner of the 2020 Seatrade Shanghai “Ship of the Year” award.

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How newbuilds can comply with IMO’s 2030 CO2 reduction targets

CONTAINER | IMO’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping affects containerships ordered today. They will spend most of their operating life in the years ensuing 2030. By that time the average CO2 intensity will have to be significantly reduced. What are the options to achieve the targets and prepare for future compliance today?

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Size, renewable energy and digitalization: How containerships win tomorrow

CONTAINER | The containership segment faces a new set of technological challenges: Transport more goods while using less energy ‒ and ultimately, decarbonize. Two DNV experts explain how this could be achieved

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Rethinking stowage

CONTAINER | An innovative method enables much more realistic and precise computation of container stowage and lashing, revealing new potential for loading optimization


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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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Maritime cyber security

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

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Alternative fuels and technologies

Current status and outlook, price developments, availability and the new Alternative Fuel Insight platform

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