At the SMM trade fair in Hamburg today, classification society DNV and global container shipping line MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) signed a contract to implement the new DNV Anti-Roll Assist system and ARCS (Anti-Roll for Containerships) class notation in some 100 vessels. With the new contract, MSC is the first company to install the application and the first in the world to implement a ship-specific tool to avoid container losses due to parametric or synchronous rolling.

DNV has recently advised Italy-based Snam Group (“Snam”) on its acquisition of two Floating Storage & Regasification Units (FSRUs) from Golar LNG and BW Gas Cyprus Limited (“BW”). DNV performed the buyer’s technical and environmental Due Diligence for these important assets, the Golar Tundra and the BW Singapore, which will play a key role in Italy’s energy security and diversification.

Kongsberg Maritime (KM) has signed a new technology contract of around EUR 28m with Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore for an F-Class, Foundation Installation Vessel. The vessel will have greater lifting capacity than previous vessels and will be delivered to Danish service provider Cadeler in 2025.