Executive Director of National Grid joins panel of executive experts to identify how utilities, regulators, and customers should prepare for the grid challenges ahead.
DNV GL Group President and Chief Executive Officer Henrik O. Madsen received the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award at the Seatrade Awards in London this week.
DNV GL, the leading technical adviser to the oil & gas industry, is relocating its oil & gas head office in Norway from Høvik to Stavanger in order to be even closer to its customers. Local delivery capacity will be expanded in Stavanger and Bergen and operations will continue in Høvik, Sandefjord, Trondheim and Harstad. DNV GL’s operations in Norway are led by Regional Manager Marianne Hauso.
DNV GL, the world’s leading ship classification society and one of the world’s leading risk and sustainability service providers, won the “Environment Protection Award” at the 2014 Seatrade Asia Awards held on 7 April.
Shipping activities in Arctic areas are certain to increase in the years to come and, as the Arctic is a challenging and diverse environment, knowing how to manage its risks will be crucial. Through case studies, DNV GL has estimated that the risk is nearly 30 per cent higher for a cruise ship and almost 15 per cent higher for a bulk carrier compared to more conventional routes.
DNV GL presents a novel approach that overcomes challenges of assessing on board energy efficiency in a consistent manner. As a result, priorities for improvement can be determined accurately. In a new report released today, DNV GL answers the question: How can a ship manager identify the biggest sources of useful energy that are currently being wasted on their ships?
Perth, Australia: Australia’s oil and gas industry must fix its sights on developing greater collaboration as it brings a range of mega projects into operation, according to a group of sector leaders at a DNV GL-hosted briefing and round table event in Perth.
DNV GL has recently completed the Design Evaluation for a 2.5-MW wind turbine designed by Goldwind. At the 8th China International Wind Energy Exhibition, DNV GL handed over a Conformity Statement to Goldwind, one of the largest wind turbine manufacturers in China. It confirms that the turbine meets the requirements according to the standard IEC 61400-22 and IEC 61400-1 of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Failures of installed pipes, umbilicals and cables during installation can potentially lead to higher costs for the oil and gas industry and delayed start-ups. However, there are currently no Standards or Recommended Practices that address analysis methodology related to the laying of such products. To address this, DNV GL has launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to develop best practice guidelines on this matter. Twenty industry partners have signed up for the JIP, including Statoil, Petrobras and Woodside, as well as all the major installation contractors.
DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts, is returning with its annual offshore wind event, the Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference, on 2nd and 3rd April 2014. Now in its twelfth year, the event brings industry leaders together in Hamburg to examine the technical, governmental and financial progress of the German offshore wind market.