Columbus, Ohio, The American Petroleum Institute has awarded a contract to DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, for the full-scale S-N* fatigue testing of large diameter bolts. The objective of the program is to improve fatigue assessments of critical bolted connections particularly in subsea applications by generating new test data.

The government has decided to continue the work to realize the Ocean Space Center in Trondheim. The goal of society is to ensure value creation through competitive Norwegian harbor industries. Quality assurance establishes that the investment is economically profitable and the project is now entering a new phase.