DNV has published a study co-sponsored by the Singapore Maritime Foundation (SMF), examining the key drivers transforming the maritime industry and their impact on ship management and seafarers. The study was handed over to SMF Chairman Mr. Hor Weng Yew during the Nor-Shipping trade fair in Oslo.

Classification society DNV has awarded the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping in collaboration with Nordic Green Ammonia Powered Ships (NoGAPS) partners BW Epic Kosan, Yara, MAN Energy Solutions, Wärtsilä, Global Maritime Forum and Breeze Ship Design an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of an ammonia-powered gas carrier – the M/S NoGAPS. The certificates were presented during the Nor-Shipping trade fair at the DNV stand.

We have assisted Dwellop AS with its contemplated business combination with Phuel Oil Tools Limited. Dwellop is Norwegian-based supplier of well intervention solutions within the oil & gas sector and is listed on the NOTC. Phuel Oil Tools also provides solutions within the same sector, with its main base in Scotland and operations in Scotland, Norway, USA and Saudi Arabia.

Multiconsult ASA has entered into an agreement to purchase 70 per cent ownership in the architectural firm A-Lab AS. A-lab is a reputable architectural firm specialised in urbanism, design of business premises and residential buildings. With a range of multidisciplinary consulting services and skilled engineering business combined with two strong architecture companies, LINK Arkitektur and A-lab, Multiconsult will take a leading position in integrated consultancy and architecture services providing end-to-end services for our clients. The settlement will be a combination of cash and Multiconsult shares.

AKVA group has achieved success with its innovative deep farming technology, which separates the salmon from the sea lice. The problem of salmon lice can be significantly reduced. Now AKVA group is taking the next step by developing hybrid waterborne feeding that can be easily installed not only on barges involved in deep farming operations but also on all other existing barges. Pilot projects are already being installed at several locations in Norway, with the goal of offering the concept to the market by the fall of 2023.

The Croatian Navy has returned to Vestdavit for a repeat order of the latter’s PLAR-4000 davit for retrofitting on an offshore patrol vessel (OPV) after seeing its proven reliability on a range of operational missions. It marks the latest order for Vestdavit of the compact and lightweight PLAR davit type that is widely used on naval and […]

DNVs latest white paper “Biofuels in shipping” finds that the flexibility of biofuels can enable the shipping industry to accelerate its journey towards decarbonization while maintaining operational efficiency. Current limitations in production capacity, however, may impact short-term supply and create stiff competition with other sectors.