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DNV GL awards MSC new container ship fire safety notation

NEWS | The new FCS notation is targeted exclusively towards container ships. It is designed around a function-based approach, for an enhanced safety level beyond present SOLAS requirements, an increased hazard awareness, and an enhanced ability to detect and fight container fires

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Size, renewable energy and digitalization: How containerships win tomorrow

CONTAINER | The containership segment faces a new set of technological challenges: Transport more goods while using less energy ‒ and ultimately, decarbonize. Two DNV GL experts explain how this could be achieved

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Rethinking stowage

CONTAINER | An innovative method enables much more realistic and precise computation of container stowage and lashing, revealing new potential for loading optimization

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Hybridization in short-sea shipping

CONTAINER | In a joint study, MAN Energy Solutions, DNV GL and Corvus Energy investigated the benefits of new, cost-effective hybrid applications for larger ocean-going cargo vessels. Explore the results in the slide presentation.


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Maritime Forecast to 2050

This year’s forecast zeroes in on the IMO strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. New fuels, and energy-efficient design and operation, are key to this

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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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Digitalization in maritime industry

At DNV GL you benefit from many digitalized services such as DATE, electronic certificates, smart survey bookings and sophisticated cyber security solutions

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