Schaan (FL) / Kleppe (NO), March 30, 2020 – In 2017, the Liechtenstein-based Hilti Group acquired the Norwegian Oglaend System Group, a leading manufacturer of cable management solutions and multidiscipline support systems for the oil and gas, renewables and global maritime industries.

Monday 14 September the Oslo City Court in Norway ruled that the DNV GL employee charged with espionage should be released. PST responded with an appeal, and the appeal has now been heard in an appeal court and the ruling is that the suspect will remain in custody. Before the Oslo City Cort ruling was made 14 September, PST amended the charges to also include corruption and aggravated corruption.

DNV GL – Maritime has released the fourth edition of its Maritime Forecast to 2050. The purpose of Maritime Forecast to 2050 is to enhance the ability of shipping stakeholders, especially shipowners, to navigate the technological, regulatory and market uncertainties in the industry, and set shipping on a pathway to decarbonization. It is based on a library of 30 scenarios which project future fleet composition, energy use, fuel mix, and CO2 emissions to 2050. Sixteen different fuel types and 10 fuel technology systems are modelled in the report.

Vestdavit Inc., the US operation set up by industry-leading davit supplier Vestdavit, has won a contract to deliver boat launch-and-recovery systems to two Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessels belonging to the United States Navy. Currently under construction by global shipbuilder Austal at its yard in Mobile, Alabama, the EPFs will assist the Navy’s military and humanitarian efforts worldwide. […]