More Regulation – Page 19

  • GL's Ronnie Westerman: 16% improvement in EEDI base scores if owners opt for BEST-plus practices
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    New Aframax design concept from GL

    2011-09-29T23:01:00Z

    A new conceptual design of Aframax tanker launched recently by Germanischer Lloyd (GL) shows the extent of efficiency improvements that are possible, writes Paul Bartlett.

  • Bernard Anne: class must concentrate on keeping things safe
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    BV holistic approach to energy efficiency

    2011-09-29T23:00:00Z

    Faced with rising fuel costs and increasing controls on exhaust emissions, against a backcloth of intensified competition, the shipping industry’s quest for new operational efficiencies permeates every sphere of design and practice, writes David Tinsley.

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    ABS, LR pool technical strengths in new venture

    2011-09-29T22:45:00Z

    A new milestone in collaboration between classification societies was signalled earlier this year by the release of jointly-developed software for use by ship designers, shipyards and shipowners in complying with the IACS Common Structural Rules(CSR), writes David Tinsley.

  • ‘Vale Brasil’, the largest ore carrier afloat, features DNV’s EL-2 (easy loading) voluntary class notation
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    Easy loading for world’s largest ore carriers

    2011-09-28T23:00:00Z

    This year’s unfolding of the record-breaking programme of ore carrier construction instigated by Brazilian mining group Vale pushes back the bounds as regards bulk cargo transport economics and scale efficiencies, writes David Tinsley.

  • New routes will open up in the Arctic regions, providing a challenge for designers, operators, and class
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    Technology outlook 2020 from DNV

    2011-04-30T23:45:00Z

    It seems customary at the moment to try and predict the future of shipping. At SMM 2010, we were given Wärtsilä’s Shipping Scenarios 2030, and at Nor-Shipping 2011, Det Norske Veritas will present its view of where the maritime business – and the other industries with which DNV is involved ...

  • Wärtsilä 50 dual fuel engine for LNG and normal fuel operation
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    DNV – foot on the gas

    2011-04-29T22:15:00Z

    As political unrest spreads across the Middle East from one country to another, there is growing concern over the security of oil supplies and the impact of soaring oil prices on the world economy.

  • The BV-classed ‘Isabella Kosan’, an LPG carrier which can use cargo vapours as fuel in conjunction with fuel oil for diesel generators
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    Clean air, clean ships

    2011-04-27T23:00:00Z

    Bureau Veritas reports that it is currently working on solutions for LNG use as fuel for passenger vessels.

  • The party of insurers being ‘familiarised’ by BMT
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    Insurers get acquainted with industry through course

    2010-09-23T11:03:00Z

    A party of members of the London marine insurance market recently got acquainted with the maritime cluster at Falmouth, UK, on BMT Marine & Offshore Surveys’ first shipyard acquaint course.

  • News

    Insurers look forward with optimism

    2010-09-23T11:03:00Z

    Marine insurer The American Club says that despite the downturn, insurers made excellent progress in 2009 which is continuing into 2010.

  • News

    Training standard selected for tanker fleet

    2010-09-23T09:43:00Z

    Euronav Ship Management has chosen Seagull’s electronic version of the tanker officer training standard (e-TOTS) for use on all of its VLCCs. Having first been delivered to Euronav offices in August 2009, the Seagull e-TOTS is now on board 30 ships.

  • IRS chairman Julian Padilla
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    IRS surveyors target smaller flags

    2010-07-31T00:01:00Z

    As shipping rules and regulations tighten, an independent class society believes that it has found a neat way to solve the problems of smaller flag states whose vessels are often targeted and detained by port state authorities.

  • Bernard Anne, managing director of Bureau Veritas marine division
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    Gas is the green solution, says BV

    2010-07-31T00:01:00Z

    International classification society Bureau Veritas says natural gas-powered propulsion will be one of the major contributors to greener shipping.

  • Dr Hermann Klein of GL (left) presents Costamare Shipping with its first MLC 2006 certification
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    German class prepared for gas-fuelled shipping

    2010-07-31T00:01:00Z

    In common with other major classification societies, Germanischer Lloyd has issued guidelines for gas as ship fuel on the application of the IMO regulations.

  • News

    Benchmark scheme for marine industry training

    2010-07-31T00:01:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register has launched a new scheme aimed at helping training providers deliver courses to recognised standards that meet its clients’ needs

  • News

    Emissions research funded by Lloyd’s foundation

    2010-07-26T16:40:00Z

    Lloyd’s Register’s independent charity foundation, the Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust (LRET), has agreed to fund a research programme into shipping emissions at the National Technical University of Athens over the next five years – the commitment will be worth over €1,500,000.

  • Dr Hermann Klein of GL (left) presents Costamare Shipping with its first MLC 2006 certification
    News

    German class prepared for gas-fuelled shipping

    2010-07-21T16:14:00Z

    In common with other major classification societies, Germanischer Lloyd has issued guidelines for gas as ship fuel on the application of the IMO regulations.

  • News

    DNV champions LNG

    2010-07-18T16:24:00Z

    Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has reiterated that it is looking towards natural gas fuels as the single most significant solution to shipping''s carbon footprint.

  • Bernard Anne, managing director of Bureau Veritas marine division
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    Gas is the green solution, says BV

    2010-07-15T14:56:00Z

    International classification society Bureau Veritas says natural gas-powered propulsion will be one of the major contributors to greener shipping.

  • IRS chairman Julian Padilla
    News

    IRS surveyors target smaller flags

    2010-07-09T15:30:00Z

    As shipping rules and regulations tighten, an independent class society believes that it has found a neat way to solve the problems of smaller flag states whose vessels are often targeted and detained by port state authorities.

  • Dr Hermann J. Klein, IACS chairman (right), is obviously very happy to welcome IRS and its chairman, Captain J.C. Anand, to IACS.
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    Indian Register joins IACS

    2010-07-07T15:44:00Z

    IACS (the International Association of Classification Societies) has welcomed the Indian Register of Shipping (IRS) as its first new member since the introduction of new membership criteria in October 2009.