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DNV GL Maritime Forecast 2050 ETO
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Gard works from grass roots to serve a global industry

INDUSTRY | From its historical headquarters on Norway’s secluded southeast coast, marine insurer Gard has grown to serve the global shipping industry with their unique combination

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Re-inventing luxury at sea: The Ritz-Carlton takes to the water

CRUISE & YACHTS | With the launch of their new luxury superyacht in 2020, The Ritz-Carlton, one of the world’s most recognized luxury hotel brands, is taking their unique expression of service and style to sea

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Big ambitions for small-scale LNG bunkering

GAS | With IMO 2020 global sulphur cap promising to radically alter the dynamics of the marine fuel landscape, vessel owners are taking renewed interest in LNG

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Global Sulphur Cap 2020

Compliance options, Ship Implementation Plan, related services 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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Autonomous and remotely-operated ships

Explore latest developments in our new position paper and download the Class Guideline

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21 May 2019

2020 Sulphur update - outcome of the MEPC 74

The 74th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74) was held at IMO in London on 13–17 May 2019. This was the last MEPC meeting before the 0.50% global sulphur limit takes effect on 1 January 2020, and the focus was on the implementation and completion of guidelines to help stakeholders prepare and ensure consistent implementation. We strongly recommend stakeholders to prepare in due course and update plans according to the latest IMO guidance. This statutory news contains a summary of sulphur-related resolutions and circulars adopted at MEPC 74.

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01 April 2019

Survey by remote inspection techniques - use of approved service suppliers

The use of remote inspection techniques (RIT) is increasing. Today, drones, climbers, or robot arms, can be used as an alternative to close-up surveys in both the DNV GL rules and IACS Unified Requirements. RIT may significantly reduce the survey time and costs, while improving the safety of surveyors and the owner’s personnel. From 1 January 2019, DNV GL has approved the use of service suppliers for RIT. This technical news explains how RIT can be used and how suppliers can achieve DNV GL approval.

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