Tagged: Shipping

Shipping know-it-alls

Norwegian company Xeneta is changing the shipping industry with organized data Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The founders of Xeneta really wanted to start a consulting business. Now they are in the process of changing...

Norway and the Germa Lionel Case

Sailors were held and mistreated in Libya decades ago By John Erik Stacy Norwegian jets have dropped hundreds of bombs in Libya this spring as part of the NATO-led campaign to hit pro-Gaddafi targets....

Clean Tech Innovation Takes The Prize

In the past several years, there has been a clear increase in the number of clean tech finalists for the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises’ Innovation Prize, the award recognizing commercially successful products and services...

A new container ship concept introduced

Høvik: Quantum is the name of a new container ship concept introduced by DNV. The new concept is based on both technical and market research and innovation and is designed to transport more cargo...

DNV challenges shipping executives on competence

Still in the grip of an economic downturn, the shipping industry is struggling to manage the gap between shrinking budgets and the costs of maintaining quality safety and environmental performance through competence. But according...

Aker Solutions wins major contract for two FPSOs in Brazil

Aker Solutions has signed a major contract with Petrobras to supply sulphate removal units for two FPSOs (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) platforms which will operate offshore Brazil. Contract value is USD 41 million....

100,000 offshore containers certified by DNV

First launched in 1989, DNV’s Certification 2.7-1 for Offshore Containers has become the industry standard. Early February, DNV achieved a significant milestone, certifying the organisation’s 100,000th offshore container. Manufactured by IFS (International Fabrication Services...

DNV awards world's first MLC 2006 certificate to Thenamaris

Athens: DNV is pleased to award Thenamaris Ships Management Inc.’s vessel, the M/T Seacrown, the world’s first Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) certificate, consistent with a voluntary Declaration of Compliance (Part II) with the MLC....

Lower speed, lower emissions

Reduced speed and improved route planning cut Statoil supply ship emissions At the Ågotnes base in Hordaland, Normand Skipper has taken on board supplies for the North Sea platforms. On deck there is everything...