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19 April 2017 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASEDNV GL wins DAkkS accreditation as EU MRV verifierClassification society DNV GL has gained the accreditation from German accreditation body DAkkS to verify compliance with the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) regulation. The regulation, part of the EU's commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, requires operators to monitor and report on CO2 emissions based on ship fuel consumption. It applies to all merchant ships of 5,000 GT or above calling at EU (and EFTA) ports.
07 April 2017 | Maritime | NEWSDNV GL awards MOL and SHI approval in principle for LNG-powered, ultra-large container ship designAt the Gastech 2017 exhibition and conference in Tokyo, DNV GL presented Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) with an approval in principle (AIP) for the design of a series of four LNG-fuelled 20,000 TEU container ships, which have been under construction. The vessels were designed in anticipation of using LNG as a fuel, to account for environmental regulations targeting emissions to air that will take effect in the years to come.
07 April 2017 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASELPG SAFE: HMD and DNV GL present world’s first double side hull LPG carrierAt the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, DNV GL presented Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) with an approval in principle (AIP) certificate for a new double side hull LPG carrier design – LPG SAFE (Structural Advances for the Environment). The result of a development project conducted by HMD working closely together with DNV GL, the AIP certificate confirms that the design complies with the new DNV GL rules for the classification of ships. The innovative LPG SAFE design is the first 38K LPG carrier design to provide the safety benefit of a double side hull, while offering the same cargo carrying capacity and the same construction cost as a conventional design.