Leading davit supplier Vestdavit has completed the delivery of four boat-handling systems to Australian shipyard Austal. The PLAR-4501-type davits are due to be installed on two Cape-class patrol boats acquired by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to enhance the island nation’s border protection capabilities. The cutting-edge launch-and-recovery systems – part of a lightweight, […]

The Smith Meter® PD Meter reaches its 80th birthday this month – at the same time as the 50th anniversary of the Smith Meter® business setting up in Germany. The Smith Meter® PD Meter – PD stands for Positive Displacement – was first built in 1940 in Erie, Pennsylvania. It’s still manufactured there at what […]

DNV GL’s Noble Denton marine services team has launched new support to help vessel operators to understand and implement new guidelines for identifying all possible consequences and failures of Dynamic Positioning (DP) systems, published by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF).

DNV GL has approved as qualified, technology for a full-scale demonstration project to remove carbon emissions at a waste-to-energy plant in Oslo, Norway. Gassnova, the Norwegian state agency for carbon capture and storage projects, is supporting the project, which tested Shell’s CANSOLV CO2 carbon capture technology at Fortum Oslo Varme’s Waste-to-Energy plant at Klemetsrud in Oslo. This project will contribute towards Norway’s target to reduce emissions with at least 50 %, and towards 55 % by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.