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BUREAU VERITAS AiP FOR CRAIN SUCTION WING

BUREAU VERITAS AiP FOR CRAIN SUCTION WING

Bureau Veritas (BV) has delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to CRAIN Technologies (Centre de Recherche pour l’Architecture et l’Industrie Nautiques) for its Suction Wing SW270, an auxiliary wind propulsion device for cargo ships. Jointly developed by CRAIN and...

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KOREAN REGISTER TO OFFER SEEMP III SERVICES 

KOREAN REGISTER TO OFFER SEEMP III SERVICES 

Korean Register (KR) is set to provide development and verification services for Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP) Part-III through its KR-GEARs service, a greenhouse gas (GHG) management solution which the classification society has developed in-house,...

24,000 TEU-PLUS MEGA-BOXSHIP IS CLASSED BY ABS

24,000 TEU-PLUS MEGA-BOXSHIP IS CLASSED BY ABS

Evergreen's recently-delivered ‘Ever Alot’, believed to be the largest container ship in the world, at just over 24,000 TEU capacity, is classed by ABS. The vessel is the latest in a series of five being built by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in China to ABS class. The...

DNV AiP FOR HYUNDAI’S HIGH-EFFICIENCY OPV DESIGN.

DNV AiP FOR HYUNDAI’S HIGH-EFFICIENCY OPV DESIGN.

A new concept for an offshore patrol vessel (OPV), developed by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), has been awarded Approval in Principle (AiP) by classification society DNV. The HDP-2200 was developed with two versions: a baseline and variant design. The baseline design...

ClassNK’s SEEMP III TOOL TO SOON BE MADE AVAILABLE

ClassNK’s SEEMP III TOOL TO SOON BE MADE AVAILABLE

ClassNK intends to add a function for SEEMP Part III development to its ClassNK MRV Portal on 2 August, in preparation for the start of the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) rating in 2023. It is required for ships of 5,000gt and above engaged in the international...

ClassNK UPDATES ALTERNATIVE FUEL GUIDELINES

ClassNK UPDATES ALTERNATIVE FUEL GUIDELINES

ClassNK has released the 'Guidelines for Ships Using Alternative Fuels (Edtion 2.0)', which sets forth safety requirements for ships fuelled by methanol, ethanol, LPG, and ammonia. In particular, specific requirements for ammonia-fuelled ships have been added to...

DNV CERTIFIES FIRST SEEMP III VESSEL

DNV CERTIFIES FIRST SEEMP III VESSEL

Classification society DNV has presented Arcadia Shipmanagement with a certificate recognising their vessel 'Aegean Myth' as the first vessel globally to have a SEEMP III manual. The Ship Operational Carbon Intensity Plan or SEEMP Part III, is part of IMO’s strategy...

IACS PUBLISHES EEXI RECOMMENDATIONS

IACS PUBLISHES EEXI RECOMMENDATIONS

According to the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), the mandatory nature of IMO’s Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) means it has a significant role to play in ensuring that the industry remains on track to meet GHG reduction...

IACS MOVES TO SUPPORT NEW FUELS AND DECARBONISATION TECHNOLOGIES

IACS MOVES TO SUPPORT NEW FUELS AND DECARBONISATION TECHNOLOGIES

The Independent Association of Classification Societies (IACS) Council, chaired by Nick Brown, CEO Lloyds Register, at its 85th session, recognised the challenge of ensuring that ambitious targets with expedited timescales for decarbonisation are delivered safely and...

DNV AiP FOR KOREAN Hi-eGAS FUEL SYSTEM

DNV AiP FOR KOREAN Hi-eGAS FUEL SYSTEM

Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and its subsidiary Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have received an Approval in Principle (AiP) from DNV for the newly developed waste heat-derived LNG fuel supply system Hi-eGAS (Hyundai High Efficient Gas Supply...

AMMONIA REFUELLING VESSELS GAINS ABS AiP

AMMONIA REFUELLING VESSELS GAINS ABS AiP

ABS has issued approval in principle (AIP) to Keppel Offshore & Marine for the ammonia-fuelled ammonia bunker vessel at the heart of Project Sabre, an initiative from a consortium of maritime organisations to develop an ammonia bunker supply chain in Singapore. As...

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