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DNV GL: Twin-track approach needed for CO2 reduction

The coming decade will first and foremost center of digitalization and decarbonization for the global shipping sector. In a new report, DNV GL recommends a twin-track CO2 strategy in order to reach the target. Find the full report here.

Climate requirements for shipping may jeopardize safety

Shipping risks jeopardizing safety in order to comply with the new climate requirements, assesses Norwegian classification company DNV GL. Euronav's stockpiling of nearly 420,000 tons of fuel is an attempt to safeguard the company against problems.

Tankers may sail on ammonia from 2030

According to a study, ammonia is a viable fuel alternative in shipping's climate change mitigation efforts. From 2030, tankers may be able to sail on the ammonia they transport themselves, the company behind the report tells ShippingWatch.

DNV GL notes signs of improvements in shipping

Classification major DNV GL finished last year with a flat development in revenue. But in the last couple of months in particular, the shipping and newbuild market has performed better for the company, CFO Thomas Vogth-Eriksen tells ShippingWatch.

DNV GL: Hydrogen could be a reality on larger ships in 2030

Starting already in 2030, hydrogen could become a real alternative fuel for large commercial vessels, projects DNV GL. In an interview with ShippingWatch, the classification bureau points to significant potential in hydrogen and challenges that need to be overcome.

Offshore wind turbines could power future ships

The industry is grappling with the question of how deep sea vessels will sail vast distances while reducing environmental impact in the future. Offshore wind turbines could be part of the solution.

Shipping's environmental first movers stand to gain financial edge

There is money to be made for shipowners who go all in with their efforts to clean the air and reduce sulfur and CO2 emissions. Shipowners who hesitate, however, could face financial risks, concludes DNV GL in a comprehensive report ahead of 2050. Find the complete report here.

DNV GL warns against towage used in Maersk wreck

It is "not acceptable" to tow two ships side by side as Maersk Supply Service did during a 2016 shipwreck, says classification bureau DNV GL. The Danish Maritime Authority filed a police report against the offshore shipping company Monday this week.

Tough 2017 cost 835 jobs at DNV GL

The world's largest classification bureau for shipping, DNV GL, had another challenging year in 2017. The coming year will also be tough for the maritime business, and the slimming down of the company is likely not done, CFO Thomas Vogth-Eriksen tells ShippingWatch.

Which fuel types will ships use in 2050?

The use of fuel and the various fuel types will be significantly different by 2050 compared to today. In a new report, classification bureau DNV GL predicts which fuels will fill ships' tanks in 2050.

DNV GL books half-year deficit

Classification bureau DNV GL suffered a bottom line loss in the first half of the year, and saw its number of employees dip. The problems in shipping will last until 2018, and even longer for offshore, CEO Remi Eriksen tells Finansavisen.

DNV GL expects "modest recovery" of newbuild market

Classification bureau DNV GL projects a "modest recovery" of the newbuild market up until 2019 – perhaps even 2020, says the CEO of the company's maritime business, Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, to ShippingWatch.

Wilhelmsen creates digital innovation center

Alongside firms such as DNV GL and the Kongsberg Group, Norway's Wilhelmsen will now launch a new maritime innovation center for the development of future solutions in shipping, CDO Inge André Sandvik tells ShippingWatch. He himself is new to the shipping industry.

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