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.

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, […]

Matre is very happy to secure a new assignment in Asia. Matre is very happy to secure a new assignment in Asia. The job is important and will fit well as part of Matre’s commitment to the ferry market in Norway. We are now working closely with the shipyard as well as ship owner to […]

Developing and expanding sustainable aquaculture will be essential as the demand for fish grows around the world. Owned and operated by SalMar, Ocean Farm 1, is the first salmon farm designed and built for exposed operation, with a novel design that combines solutions from aquaculture and the offshore industry. The certification of Ocean Farm 1 to a new DNV GL standard for offshore fish farming installations, represents a vital first step towards the utilization of new ocean spaces for aquaculture.

Northern Drilling’s West Mira is the first rig in operation to be awarded the DNV GL Battery (Power) class notation. West Mira is an ultra-deepwater semi-submersible designed by Moss Maritime, operating a hybrid power plant using Lithium-ion batteries as spinning reserve in dynamic positioning (DP) operations and to supply power during peak load times.