Jason Stefanatos, Senior Research Engineer, DNV GL, shares his thoughts on Tanker management self-assessment 3. Mr. Stefanatos notes that TMSA is vital for tanker operators, while presenting cyber risks assessments and mitigation procedures are also crucial for TMSA3.
Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipyard delivered the world’s first intelligent very large ore carrier (iVLOC) to China Merchants Energy Shipping Company. ‘Pacific Vision’ features an integration platform, a smart navigation decision support system, a ship energy efficiency management and optimization system, and smart-vessel operation and maintenance system.
Nor Shipping is targeting to achieve ISO 20121 certification from DNV GL. This ISO regards the Sustainable Events Management System Standard for Events Organisations. It is also an attempt to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goal 17, to revitalize global partnerships for sustainable development.
support by smart data is said to totally transform power systems in the near future. Besides, by 2050, the world’s primary energy mix is expected to be split equally between fossil and non-fossil sources. However, which are the challenges and opportunities that data and IT systems are bringing to the energy era?
The first project-financed floating wind farm received funding from the European Investment Bank, which will provide a EUR 60 million loan to Portuguese company Windplus for the wind farm. The project will be the biggest floating wind farm in the Iberian Peninsula.
Wilhelmsen Ship Management has signed two agreements that will establish the operational and regulatory framework in autonomous shipping. The first agreement is about the rise of a safety management system, which is called “safety management system agreement”. Whereas the second one focuses on the development of future competence, called “competence agreement”.
DNV GL has been assigned to put together a report for the Center for the Ocean and the Arctic. The aim is to coordinate efforts to begin a course for the proper use of the ocean and the Arctic. Experts work to understand how technology, innovation and digitalization could help the growth of the ocean’s economy. It is important to know actions that threat the ocean such as overuse, pollution, loss of biodiversity, climate change.
Technology Centre Mongstad (TCM) and DNV GL have signed a MoU to deliver advisory and verification services for CO2 capture technology. Carbon capture and storage is the only available technology for mitigating climate change in certain industries such as cement production and the use of oil and gas.
As the 2020 sulphur cap is closer and closer, a number of ships are now installing scrubbers as a way to comply. In order to help operators in installing such a technology properly on the ships, DNV GL provides some recommendations. A financial assessment, choosing the right supplier and docking yard, as well as planning the commission test will be important.
Digitalization is not new, but it’s development is happening fast across all industries, as it is becoming a vital part of the energy system and the energy transition. In fact, digital technologies will make power systems worldwide more connected, intelligent, efficient, DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook mentions.
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