Oslo 8 October 2020, Høglund Marine Solutions (Høglund) and Veracity by DNV GL (Veracity) have signed a collaboration agreement. The parties will explore how the combined strengths of Høglund’s onboard integration and data capture capabilities, and Veracity’s platform architecture and eco-system can help shipowners accelerate their digital initiatives.

At a recent online webinar, the Open Simulation Platform (OSP) joint industry project (JIP) announced the results of its two-year project run and the intention to transition into an open source community. The project, which attracted some twenty partners, including founding participants DNV GL, Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine (now Kongsberg Maritime CM), SINTEF, and NTNU, was focussed on the co-simulation of maritime equipment, systems and ships, with the goal of enabling cross-organizational collaboration.

In recognition of the ongoing crisis affecting seafarers during the COVID-19 pandemic, DNV GL has joined the Mission to Seafarers Flying Angel Campaign as a Gold sponsor. The sponsorship will be used to help fund the development of the Seafarers Happy-at-Sea App, which helps track seafarer welfare, book chaplain visits and order medicine. Overall, the campaign has raised £600,000 from 18 maritime organisations for the Mission.

Hamburg, 17 June 2020: BW LPG, the Isle of Man Ship Registry, Wärtsilä Gas Solutions, MAN Energy Solutions, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society, celebrated the first flag acceptance of a conversion to LPG as fuel for a VLGC. With the successful acceptance BW LPG will begin the conversion of 12 vessels to dual fuel LPG engines. The conversions will be the first of a VLGC to run on LPG. After the conversion the vessels will also receive the newly developed DNV GL class notation “GF LPG”.

Managing infection risk during the COVID-19 pandemic requires a new approach to disease control and prevention. My Care is DNV GL’s infection risk management approach that has been developed to assess, manage and mitigate infection risk in management systems, business processes and operations. My Care incorporates local regulations and guidelines – it can be applied to any vessel type, as well as terminals