Det Norske Veritas and Germanischer Lloyd merged to form DNV GL, after which, DNV GL worked to create a new class ruleset, class survey procedures, and a U.S. supplement to Coast Guard regulations based on the new ruleset and applicable international regulations.
Archives for August 2016
Sail away ceremony of the LNG Floating Storage Unit, which is to be installed as part of the Delimara LNG Import Terminal, was recently held in Singapore.
With construction of the Prelude FLNG facility well underway in the shipyard in Geoje, Shell now turn to the coast of Western Australia, where another vital aspect of the world first Prelude project is beginning to emerge.
Modernisation and increasing the capacity of Major Ports is a continuous process. Government is regularly monitoring the Port projects to modernise/upgrade to increase capacity of the ports.
Income Tax Department of India started sending notices to seafarers asking them to pay taxes on income earned on both foreign and Indian flagged ships.
Crew kidnapping on the rise in Gulf of Guinea despite good news and de-escalation in other areas in Dryad’s Q2 2016 Report
Europe’s largest port is the latest to allow the GAC EnvironHull’s eco-friendly hull cleaning system to operate in its waters. The launch of HullWiper at Rotterdam, widely acknowledged as a pioneer in innovation and shipping technology, was marked by a panel discussion, webinar and live demonstration.
Allseas’ has successfully completed commissioning of the Topsides lift system and the major part of the harbour test programme of the single-lift installation/decommissioning and pipelay vessel “Pioneering Spirit” in the Alexia harbour, Rotterdam, at the end of July 2016.
DP World has signed a long-term lease agreement for the expansion and operation of the multi-purpose Rodney Container Terminal at Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.