A historic first for the ship classification industry

DNV GL

DNV GL, longstanding sponsor of the Gas Fuelled Conference, has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. They will play an active role in this year’s programme with the aim of updating attendees on their most recent projects. Full details of their participation at the event are listed below.

DNV GL combine leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, and empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. DNV GL continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

Providers of classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil and gas, and energy industries, DNV GL also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries.

For the past few years, DNV GL has been working on pilot projects with several owners and flag administrations, to test and gain acceptance for the use of electronic certificates. This has resulted in more than 45 flag state administrations already having granted DNV GL the authority to issue electronic statutory certificates on their behalf, with more acceptances expected in the near future.

Most recently, in a historic first for the ship classification industry, DNV GL has commenced the roll out of IMO compliant electronic class and statutory certificates across its entire fleet. Certificates are published on DNV GL’s customer portal immediately after an onboard survey is completed, so that all relevant parties can access the latest certificates from anywhere in the world. The widespread use of electronic certificates will result in significant efficiency gains for ship owners, charterers, regulators and crew, cutting down administrative burdens, processing time and document handling costs.

Electronic certificates will be rapidly rolled out across the DNV GL fleet, with newbuilding vessels receiving certificates upon delivery, and existing vessels at their next scheduled survey or audit. To read the entire press release concerning this exciting news, click here.

Industry leaders from DNV GL will be speaking on the following topics:

Insights from LNGi – LNG fuelled ships and bunker infrastructure world-wide - Gerd Wuersig, Segment Director LNG fuelled ships, Senior Principal Specialist DNV GL - Maritime, Business Development, DNV GL
Gerd will be updating the attendees at this year’s conference on LNG fuelled ships and bunker infrastructure. Through LNGi the industry has access to a continuously updated overview of LNG
fuel developments status world-wide. Intelligence will be shared together with insights from the LNG Fuel Finder showing where interest in LNG fuel is growing.

First application of new standards for LNG bunkering – DNV GL RP G105, ISO TS 18683, ISO 20519- Jan Tellkamp, Business Development Leader Europe Downstream LNG, DNV GL
Jan will provide the audience with up to the minute information on new standards for LNG bunkering. LNG fuelled shipping is gaining pace with players from different backgrounds venturing into this developing industry. This presentation will highlight how best practices and ISO standards can be used in preparing to enter into LNG bunkering.

Overview of uptake of future and advanced fuels - Gerd Wuersig, Segment Director LNG fuelled ships, Senior Principal Specialist DNV GL - Maritime, Business Development, DNV GL
This presentation will offer an overview of alternative fuel and technology solutions, the relevant topics related to alternative ship fuels – biofuels, hydrogen, LNG, LPG and methanol will be covered together with upcoming alternative technologies: batteries, fuel cell systems and wind-assisted propulsion.

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