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DNV secures approval from US Coast Guard

Det Norske Veritas and Danish DHI are working together to test ballast water treatment systems. Now the US Coast Guard (USCG) has recognized DNV as an Independent Laboratory, which enables the company to approve systems on behalf of the USCG.

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Norwegian certification bureau Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has been approved by the US Coast Guard to certify ballast water cleaning systems.

DNV works with the Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI) and DNV Certification to test and evaluate systems in accordance with the requirements of the USCG. And more test facilities will be added to DNV's global network, including Golden Bear in California and Delta in Denmark.

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