Collaboration is one effective solution to overcome the current challenges of our time, not only in the Maritime industry. To enable a better collaboration with all industry stakeholders, DNV, the world’s leading classification society, has created the new position of Global Director of Special Projects and Services. From 1 July, Ali Shehab will join the Maritime team in Dubai to strengthen DNV’s local presence in the region.

Geneva Switzerland, 05 July 2021: Today, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), in collaboration with DNV have launched a report exploring how leading approaches to stakeholder engagement, materiality and risk management can be brought together to support board-level decision-making.

GreenPowerMonitor, DNV’s integrated solution provider for the management and maintenance of renewable power installations, today launches the world’s most advanced solution to guard against power fluctuations in electricity grids. GPM Power Oscillation Damping (GPM POD) reduces oscillation and makes power transfer more stable, while reducing additional costs and supporting grid operators to meet regulations that ensure our power networks are ready to underpin the clean-energy transition.

DNV, the world’s leading classification society, has completed a concept verification review of Odfjell Oceanwind’s WindGrid™ (WindGrid) system for Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs). DNV’s review confirms the technical feasibility of the WindGrid system, and that expected reductions in CO2-emissions for North Sea applications are in the range of 60-70%, compared to generation of electricity from conventional gas turbines.

DNV has revised its ST-0033 Maritime Simulator Systems standard with the introduction of a new class D for all function areas covering cloud-based simulation. The new standard sets an industry first, and DNV is ready to begin certification of simulators that are compliant.