DNV GL grants type approval to SHI ESS

Samsung Heavy Industries received a first type approval certificate from DNV GL as a South Korean producer of lithium ion battery systems for the marine market.

Classification society DNV GL has granted Type Approval to a lithium ion battery system supplied by Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI). The shipbuilder said it was the first TA for a Korean supplier, and that it hoped to establish a competitive edge in the market for such eco-friendly vessels.

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