Our partnership with DNV GL continues to be an important part of our journey. It dates back more than 15 years, and almost all vessels built for MSC are DNV GL-classed." (Click to read the MSC story in Maritime Impact, 01-15)
Diego Aponte President and CEO, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company
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August 27, 2015 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASEDNV GL awards class for two self-elevating construction and accommodation unitsDNV GL will be working with the Chinese-owned Tianjin Desail to develop a new liftboat design for offshore construction, accommodation, and maintenance. This collaboration follows an agreement between DNV GL and Tianjin Desail for the classification of two 350 ft (106 m) self-elevating construction and accommodation units.
August 25, 2015 | Maritime | NEWSHANSA HEAVY LIFT receives the “DNV GL Excellence – 5 stars” certificationThe classification society DNV GL has recognised that the global tramp carrier HANSA HEAVY LIFT complies with the highest safety and quality standards through the award of the “DNV GL Excellence – 5 Stars” certificate. Matthias Ritters, Regional Manager Maritime Region Germany at DNV GL, presented the certificate to Steve Dawson, Director of Ship Management at HANSA HEAVY LIFT, in the company’s headquarters in Hamburg.
August 20, 2015 | Maritime | PRESS RELEASEDNV GL releases new class notation for gas bunkering operation from ship to shipUntil now, the development of standards guiding gas fuel transfer operations in ports has lagged behind, as the maritime industry focussed on developing standards for gas fuelled ships rather than bunkering arrangements. This notation addresses safety concerns in this field and covers gas bunker vessels design and additional requirements to support the development of gas fuelled shipping and bunker operations in ports. The rules are flexible and include a variety of gas fuels as well as the configuration of bunker transfer systems.