DNV GL - Maritime news
16 January 2018 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASEDNV GL launches new JDP to test biodegradable lubricantsClassification society DNV GL has launched a new joint development project (JDP) in cooperation with marine insurers The Swedish Club, Norwegian Hull Club, Gard and Skuld to test the potential influence of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) on failures in stern tube bearings. DNV GL will oversee detailed laboratory testing of EALs by Leonardo Testing Services Ltd. at the University of Sheffield (UoS), UK.
20 December 2017 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASEDNV GL: Energy transition changes the shape, but not the importance of shipping to the global economyDNV GL published the Maritime Forecast to 2050 which analyses the impact of the changing global energy system on the shipping industry through to 2050. The report explores how the expected shifts in energy production and demand, GDP growth, industrial production and regional manufacturing might change the maritime industry, and the impact on individual ship segments.
15 December 2017 | Maritime | Oil & Gas | PRESS RELEASEAdding a new layer to shipping: DNV GL launches first class guideline for additive manufacturingDNV GL has published the first classification guideline for the use of additive manufacturing (AM) in the maritime and oil & gas industries. The guideline is designed to help manufacturers and sub-suppliers of materials, parts and components, service suppliers and end users adopting AM technologies, by ensuring that the parts or components created by an AM process and the materials from which they are created have the same level of quality assurance as traditionally manufactured products.