In collaboration with the Norwegian, Danish and US maritime authorities, battery manufacturers, system integrators, suppliers of fire extinguishing systems, shipyards and shipowners, DNV GL has released a new report on battery safety in ships. The report assesses explosion and fire risks in maritime battery installations and the effectiveness of fire extinguishing systems in the event of a battery fire.

CSSC, the largest shipbuilding group in the world, has entered into a new strategic partnership with DNV GL. A framework agreement between both parties was signed during Marintec China trade fair last week by Mr. Qian Jianping, Vice President of CSSC, and Norbert Kray, Regional Manager for Greater China at DNV GL – Maritime. The ceremony was witnessed by Remi Eriksen, Group President & CEO of DNV GL, CSSC Chairman Mr. Lei Fanpei, and CSSC Group President Mr. Yang Jincheng.

At the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate to Hudong-Zhonghua for its new gas-fueled 25000TEU Ultra Large Container vessel (ULCS) design at the CSSC booth yesterday. The AiP is for a design that would be the largest containership in the world.

At the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai, DNV GL entered into a Joint Development Project (JDP) with Huangpu-Wenchong Shipbuilding Company (HPWS) on a 5,000 TEU LNG dual-fuel containership. Ms Wu Ronghui, HPWS Deputy Chief Engineer, and Falk Rothe, Head of DNV GL’s Technical Centre China, signed the JDP.

CIMC ENRIC and DNV GL signed a strategic cooperation agreement today at Marintec China to work together on the development of gas carriers and LNG gas tank design and fabrication over the next five years. The agreement covers a wide spectrum of DNV GL’s services from different business areas, including its Oil & Gas and Business Assurance units.

DNV GL and TenneT sign 4-year framework agreement for project certification of High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) substations in German North Sea. Agreement includes certification of TenneT’s DolWin5 converter platform with cost-saving offshore grid connection concept